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Quiz 3 ATOC%2 - d Codell Kansas tornadoes 1917 and 1918 e Fort Worth Texas 4 T F Temperatures will cool during a Chinook due to adiabatic

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Quiz 3, VERSION A ATOC 1050, Fall 2007 Name: _______________________ True/false and multiple choice. Circle “T” for “True” and “F” of “False” or circle the BEST answer for the multiple choice on this paper. This quiz is worth 50 points. 1. T. F. All or most thunderstorms: a. occur in the spring and summer b. contain hail that hits the ground c. contain lightning d. all of the above e . a. and c. only 2. Which is NOT a major type (i.e. one of the 4 types of thunderstorms) of thunderstorm according to Betsy, your instructor? a. multi-cellular lines (squall lines) b. multi-cellular thunderstorms c. supercells d . severe e. NONE of the above, they are all major types of thunderstorms 3. Which United States tornado(or tornadoes) killed the most people? a. Oklahoma City, May 3, 1999 b . Tri-state tornado, March 18, 1925 c. Super Tornado Outbreak, April 3 and 4, 1974.
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Unformatted text preview: d. Codell, Kansas tornadoes, May 20, 1916, 1917, and 1918. e. Fort Worth, Texas, March 28, 2000 4. T. F. Temperatures will cool during a Chinook due to adiabatic compression. 5. T. F . Waterspouts are tornadoes over water and are very dangerous to boats and air craft. 6. In the Unites States, LARGE hail (greater than three-fourths inch in diameter) falls most often: a. in Florida b. in northeast Colorado/southeast Wyoming c. in Texas d . in Oklahoma e. in Kansas 7. T . F. The temperature of lightning is 5 to 6 times hotter than those of the sun’s exterior. 8. T . F . Trapped lee waves are often associated with very strong surface winds. 9. T . F . The Santa Ana winds are best known for their ability to spread wildfires in southern California. 10. T. F . Hurricanes kill more people than lightning. 1...
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