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OAE - Integrated Science: Atmosphere & Climate Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. About how far does the atmosphere extend above Earth's surface?

Question 2 2. Thunderhead clouds form from which type of cloud?

Question 3 3. What is required in order for CFCs to break down ozone?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT a classification in the Köppen system?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a fluid?

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Question 6 6. How do Group C and Group D in the Köppen Climate Classification system differ?

Question 7 7. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following ocean circulation patterns brings cold, nutrient-rich water to the surface, supporting marine life in the area?

Question 9 9. Which gas is the second most common one in our atmosphere?

Question 10 10. Which are types of precipitation?

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Question 11 11. Frontal lifting occurs when

Question 12 12. Fog and dew are not considered precipitation because

Question 13 13. What are the three circulation cells in each hemisphere?

Question 14 14. Which is one of the four main categories of cloud?

Question 15 15. The layer where all life occurs is called the

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the thermohaline circulation?

Question 17 17. Which lifting mechanism is responsible for hurricanes?

Question 18 18. Which is NOT a mechanism of air lift?

Question 19 19. What factors are the most important driver of thermohaline circulation?

Question 20 20. Global warming CANNOT be caused by _____.

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Question 21 21. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

Question 22 22. Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

Question 23 23. Why would a cloud not produce precipitation?

Question 24 24. Why do your ears pop when riding a roller coaster?

Question 25 25. What basis is used to categorize the Köppen Climate Classification system, which describes the general temperature and moisture of a region?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following terms is used to describe large circular ocean currents that are driven mostly by the wind?

Question 27 27. Warm air rising creates areas of low pressure, particularly around the equator where we find the Doldrums. What is created when cool air starts to sink?

Question 28 28. The initial Montreal Protocol of 1987 vowed to reduce CFC production by _____.

Question 29 29. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

Question 30 30. Why is the temperature drastically different between the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon?

OAE - Integrated Science: Atmosphere & Climate Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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