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Atmospheric Pressure and Wind Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Coriolis Effect is the

Question 2 2. Which of these is the most common form of the ideal gas equation?

Question 3 3. What effect does friction have on the Coriolis Effect?

Question 4 4. What is the dominant force causing cyclones to spin different directions in the northern and southern hemisphere?

Question 5 5. What two factors affect atmospheric pressure?

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Question 6 6. What is the height where surface winds are measured?

Question 7 7. What are changes in temperature without adding or losing heat called?

Question 8 8. At what elevation is the atmospheric pressure half of what it is at sea level?

Question 9 9. Hugo measures the pressure in his car's tire and finds that it is 32 Psi. What is the pressure if he converts this measurement from Psi to Torr?

Question 10 10. How would you rearrange the ideal gas equation to calculate the pressure of a gas?

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Question 11 11. What is the Coriolis Effect?

Question 12 12. Which storm system spins clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the northern?

Question 13 13. Which of the following does not affect air pressure?

Question 14 14. In the ideal gas equation, what does R represent?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a pressure style anemometer?

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Question 16 16. If someone is measuring pressure, they might use any of the following units EXCEPT _____.

Question 17 17. What is the intertropic convergence zone or ITCZ?

Question 18 18. What is a wind vane?

Question 19 19. What is hydrostatic pressure?

Question 20 20. The ultimate source of wind is

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Question 21 21. A pressure gradient force is

Question 22 22. Which of the circulation cells moves in an opposite direction to the other two cells?

Question 23 23. What are the three circulation cells in each hemisphere?

Question 24 24. Which circulation cell is closest to the equator?

Question 25 25. What weather patterns are associated with the high pressure areas where the air in the circulation cell descends back toward the surface of the earth?

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Question 26 26. A container holds a mixture of two different gases. The oxygen in a container exerts 80 mmHg of pressure on the inside of the container. The total pressure inside the container is 120 mmHg. What is the pressure of the other gas in the container?

Question 27 27. Which statement is true about air pressure?

Question 28 28. What does a cup anemometer measure?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not true about sonic anemometers?

Question 30 30. What is the term for winds across thousands of miles?

Atmospheric Pressure and Wind Chapter Exam Instructions

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