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Unformatted text preview: METR 110: Chapter 2 Quiz Energy of motion is also known as kinetic energy. A heat transfer process in the atmosphere that depends upon the movement of air is convection. The sun will pass directly overhead at noon in Miami, Florida (latitude 26 degrees N) NEVER. Which of the following is the poorest conductor of heat? Still air. Energy transferred by electromagnetic waves is called radiation. The temperature scale that sets freezing of pure water at 32 degrees is Fahrenheit. The temperature of a rising air parcel always cools due to expansion. The earth is closest to the sun in January. The heat energy released when water vapor changes to a liquid is called latent heat of condensation. The earth ALWAYS receives solar radiation and ALWAYS emits infrared radiation. About 44% of the energy emitted by the sun is visible light. Most of the remaining radiation falls About 44% of the energy emitted by the sun is visible light....
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- Spring '08
- Energy, heat transfer process