Final%20exam%2c%20ATOC%201050%2c%20Version%20B%2c%20Fall%202007-1

Final%20exam%2c%20ATOC%201050%2c%20Version%20B%2c%20Fall%202007-1

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VERSION B ATOC 1050, Final Exam, Fall 2007 Name: ______________________ MARK THE VERSION OF THE TEST ON YOUR SCANTRON. Multiple choice and True/False. Circle the BEST answer on this paper and darken in the corresponding circle on the scantron for the multiple choice, or circle “T” for “True” and “F” for “False” on your paper and on the scantron. DON’T FORGET TO DO BOTH! Each correct answer is worth 4 points. (Exam worth 200 points) 1. T. F. The November fires in Malibu, California were exacerbated by Chinook winds. 2. Which is NOT a type of drought? a. meteorological b. socio-economic c. agricultural d. hydrological e . NONE of the above, they are ALL types of droughts . 3. T . F . Georgia experienced tornadoes in the 1993 Storm of the Century. 4. Hurricane Andrew: a. was the costliest hurricane in the history of the USA b. was a Category 5 c. was a Category 3 d. a. and c. only e. a. and b. only 5. Why are there more hurricanes in the northern Atlantic Ocean than in the northern Pacific Ocean? a . There is more warm water in the northern Atlantic. b. Winds are generally weaker so the hurricanes aren’t destroyed by wind shear. c. This is a false statement; there are more hurricanes in the northern Pacific than the Atlantic. d. There is more condensation in the northern Pacific. e. All of the above except “c.”. 6. T . F. “Dry” heat is less stressful that “moist” heat because in a drier atmosphere, evaporation of perspiration can cool. 7. T . F. The Palmer Drought Severity Index is calculated based on groundwater balance, amount of precipitation and stored water a region has, and depletion of that water by evapo-transpiration, recharge, and runoff. 8. T . F. A 100 year flood has a 1% probability of occurrence. 9. T. F . You are taking the third exam in this course. 10. T
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