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Hydrosphere & Atmosphere Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Rivers and streams are used for:

Question 2 2. River flooding can occur:

Question 3 3. Why does a dryer evaporate the water in clothes faster than leaving clothes out to dry?

Question 4 4. At what temperature does evaporation occur fastest?

Question 5 5. The area of the atmosphere that makes radio communication possible is called the _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of these choices demonstrates the significance of the troposphere?

Question 7 7. What are condensation nuclei?

Question 8 8. When gas turns into a liquid, it is called:

Question 9 9. Which circulation cell is closest to the equator?

Question 10 10. Which of the circulation cells moves in an opposite direction to the other two cells?

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Question 11 11. How are permeability and porosity different?

Question 12 12. Runoff occurs when:

Question 13 13. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

Question 14 14. All of the following factors can affect the planet's climate EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. Clouds are usually

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Question 16 16. Fog and dew are not considered precipitation because

Question 17 17. How can a headland be damaged by the action of waves?

Question 18 18. Not every part of a coastal shoreline is impacted to the same extent by the movement of waves. Wave energy has a greater impact on the sides and end of shoreline protrusions such as headlands, leading to greater erosion. What process is occurring to create more erosion in these areas?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is not a part of the hydrologic cycle?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements is NOT true about weather?

Question 22 22. Your family has decided to vacation in Europe during the early fall. If you wanted to know the climate during that time of year, which of the following data would you NOT want to use?

Question 23 23. Each of the following statements about rivers and streams is correct EXCEPT:

Question 24 24. Why does the Sahara Desert have very little evaporation?

Question 25 25. Which level of the atmosphere is too far down to be warmed directly by the sun and too far up to benefit from the warmth trapped by clouds in the troposphere?

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Question 26 26.

Based on the clue below, identify which type of condensation occurred:

The air became saturated and water vapor condensed into liquid water on the leaves of plants.

Question 27 27. What is the intertropic convergence zone or ITCZ?

Question 28 28. Which statement is NOT true about evaporation?

Question 29 29. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

Question 30 30. Why would a cloud not produce precipitation?

Hydrosphere & Atmosphere Chapter Exam Instructions

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