VERSION%20A%2c%20ATOC%201050%2c%20Exam%20III%2c%20Fall%202007

VERSION%20A%2c%20ATOC%201050%2c%20Exam%20III%2c%20Fall%202007

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ATOC 1050, Exam III, 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 2 points. 1. Which statement about hail is false? a. Hail is very common inside thunderstorms. b. The reason hail isn’t common in Florida is because it usually melts before it hits the ground. c. Hail damages crops. d. Hail that breaks apart in thunderstorms helps to cause the charge separation which causes lightning. e. NONE of the above are false. 2. T . F . The former United Soviet Socialist Republics stored biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons on an island in the Azoz Sea. That island is no longer an island because the rivers that supplied water to the Azoz Sea were diverted to grow cotton in the desert. 3. Which vortex is never associated with clouds or thunderstorms? a. tornado b. the vortex in your toilet when you flush it c. waterspout d. funnel cloud e. some lake-effect snowstorms 4. Which does NOT apply to microbursts: a. They are associated with convective activity. b. They are downbursts that are usually 1 - 4km in diameter. c. They are blamed for several airline accidents including one in 1985 in Dallas-Forth Worth which killed over 100 passengers. d. They are associated most often with stratus clouds. e. None of the above – they ALL apply to microbursts. 5. _______percent of Egyptians live within 12 miles of the Nile River. a. 25% b. 60% c . 95% d. 50% e. 47% 6. T. F . the Santa Ana winds are downsloping winds that occur on the eastern slopes of the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains of California. 7. How hot is lightning? a. 5 to 6 times hotter than the interior of the sun. b. 1000 ° C c. 54,000 ° C d. 30,000 ° F e. None of the above. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2008 for the course ATOC 1050 taught by Professor Forrest,be during the Fall '06 term at Colorado.

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