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Quiz 1, Version A, Fall 2008, Word doc0

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Quiz 1, Version A ATOC 1050, Fall, 2008 Name: _______________________ True/false and multiple choice. Circle “T” for “True” and “F” for “False” on this paper and darken in the appropriate circle on your scantron. Select the BEST answer for the multiple choice on this paper and darken in the appropriate circle on your scantron. You can keep this quiz but turn in your scantron. Later this evening I’ll post the answers on CULearn and you can see how you did by comparing your answers marked on this paper to the answer key. This quiz is worth 50 points. 1. T . F On a surface map, a pressure of 1000 mb would be shown as “000”. 2. T . F. If the temperature increases with height in the troposphere, this indicates a temperature inversion. 3. T . F. A Skew-T diagram has no information on wind speed and direction. This indicates that the balloon was NOT tracked by ground-based radar.

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Unformatted text preview: Use the 500mb station model to answer the following questions (#4, 5, and 6):-23 500 O 4. The height of the 500 mb layer above sea level is: a. 5500 meters b. 5000 meters c. 5500 feet d. 5000 kilometers e. 500 yards 5. T. F . -23 is the air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit 6. T . F. “0” is the dew point spread in degrees Celsius 7. T . F. At 500 mb, the atmosphere is saturated. THIS QUESTION HAS BEEN DROPPED FROM THE QUIZ! 1 Use the Skew-T diagram below to answer questions #8, 9, and 10. 8. T. F . The atmosphere is very dry between approximately 640 mb and 250 mb. 9. T . F. The wind arrow at the right-hand bottom of the diagram is indicating a wind of 15kts. That is out of the south, southwest. 10. T . F. The temperature in the inversion layer is getting warmer with height. 2...
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