Atmospheric Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

Question 2 2. Photosynthesis is part of the:

Question 3 3. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Question 4 4. Tsunamis are typically caused by:

Question 5 5. Legumes like _____ are important because _____.

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Question 6 6. The orographic effect refers to:

Question 7 7. The greenhouse effect is the trapping of heat by gases in the atmosphere due to:

Question 8 8. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

Question 9 9. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 10 10. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following does NOT have an affect on a region's climate?

Question 12 12. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 13 13. How is the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere linked to the concentration of carbon dioxide?

Question 14 14. One of the largest reservoirs of carbon is:

Question 15 15. Why do your ears pop when riding a roller coaster?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 17 17. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 18 18. The hydrologic cycle:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an atmospheric effect on the climate?

Question 20 20. Which of the following does NOT increase the greenhouse effect?

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Question 21 21. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a factor in determining weather?

Question 23 23. Why is the temperature drastically different between the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon?

Question 24 24. Which is not a way carbon can return to the atmosphere?

Question 25 25. What causes wind?

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Question 26 26. Photosynthesis is a process in plants that uses _____and produces energy and oxygen.

Question 27 27. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Question 28 28. The instrument that measures wind speed is called a(n):

Question 29 29. The Greenhouse Effect _____.

Question 30 30. What are the largest reservoirs for carbon on Earth?

Atmospheric Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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