ATOC 1050 EXAM 3

ATOC 1050 EXAM 3 - VERSION D ATOC 1050 Exam III Spring 2008...

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VERSION D ATOC 1050, Exam III, Spring 2008 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. T . F. When a downslope wind storm occurs, winds warm by adiabatic compression. 2. Which does NOT pertain to the amount of snow that falls during a lake-effect snowstorm? a. The temperature of the surface of the lake. b. The temperature of the air that is crossing the lake. c. The topography (landforms) on the other side (downwind side) of the lake. d. Wind speed and direction e. ALL of the above pertain to the amount of snow that falls during a lake-effect snowstorm. 3. Which type of thunderstorm is always severe? a. single cell b. multi-cellular line c. supercell d. air mass e. none of the above 4. Tornado winds can do amazing things. Which of the below was NOT done by a tornado? a. A tornado picked up a railroad coach with 117 onboard and dumped it 25 meters away b. Chickens can lose all of their feathers but not their lives. c. A tornado emptied a bank vault of all of its money without opening the vault door. d. A tornado drove frozen hot dogs into metal. e. A schoolhouse with 85 students was picked up and carried over 100 meters destroying the schoolhouse completely but the students were all OK! 5. T. F . Tornadoes ONLY form from supercells. 6. 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 . Oklahoma has the most hail storms (has the hail storm maxima) in the USA . d. Hail that breaks apart in thunderstorms helps to cause the charge separation which causes lightning. e. Since water is dipolar, so is hail. 7. T. F . In the organizing stage of a tornado, one can see dust swirling on ground and the funnel descending out of the wall cloud, but can’t see funnel touching the ground. 8. The area of precipitation that wraps around a low pressure system is called a:
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ATOC 1050 taught by Professor Forrest,be during the Spring '06 term at Colorado.

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ATOC 1050 EXAM 3 - VERSION D ATOC 1050 Exam III Spring 2008...

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