Atmospheric Moisture and Effects on Precipitation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What happens when the air is saturated?

Question 2 2. As air rises, what happens?

Question 3 3. Based on the Law of Energy Conservation, which of the following would best maintain a machine's ability to do work without input of additional energy?

Question 4 4. When water vapor becomes a liquid, what has occurred?

Question 5 5. Which type of fog is caused by warm air moving across a cold surface (this type of fog is common along the California coast)?

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Question 6 6. If you saw dew forming at a certain temperature, what could you assume?

Question 7 7. Which type of measurement of water vapor looks at how much pressure water vapor molecules exert?

Question 8 8. Which of the following can a manometer measure?

Question 9 9. What happens to the amount of usable energy in a system over time?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is consistent with diabatic cooling?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following can cause saturation?

Question 12 12. What's the main difference been dry and wet adiabatic lapse rates?

Question 13 13. Because water vapor traps heat energy and radiates it back to the earth, it is known as a:

Question 14 14. Which of the following could be a condensation nuclei?

Question 15 15. Which statement(s) are true about the standard atmosphere?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the best example of the Second Law of Thermodynamics?

Question 17 17. Which is the correct way to calculate relative humidity?

Question 18 18.

Which word best describes this statement:

It is 60 degrees F today in Seattle, Washington.

Question 19 19. According to the adiabatic process, which statement is true regarding a parcel of air that ascends?

Question 20 20. Consider a wood burning fireplace as a system in which the wood is completely burned into ash and soot. The mass and energy of the wood before burning would be equal to which of the following?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following does NOT apply to the First Law of Thermodynamics?

Question 22 22. Why does the rate of cooling slow down in the wet adiabatic lapse rate?

Question 23 23. What causes cloud droplets to evaporate?

Question 24 24. Which type of humidity measures the mass of water vapor divided by the total mass of all of the air?

Question 25 25. Which type of humidity looks at the density of water vapor molecules?

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Question 26 26. Which type of fog is made up of ice crystals?

Question 27 27. Why is there more water vapor in the air when it's warm?

Question 28 28. When gas turns into a liquid, it is called:

Question 29 29. What is the main difference between dew and clouds?

Question 30 30. When a cloud droplet dissipates, what has happened?

Atmospheric Moisture and Effects on Precipitation Chapter Exam Instructions

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