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Quiz 1, Version B, Fall 2008, Word doc

# Quiz 1, Version B, Fall 2008, Word doc - That is out of the...

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Quiz 1, Version B 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. Use the Skew-T diagram below to answer questions #1, 2, and 3. 1. T . F. The temperature in the inversion layer is getting warmer with height. 2. T. F . The atmosphere is very dry between approximately 640 mb and 250 mb. 3. T . F. The wind arrow at the right-hand bottom of the diagram is indicating a wind of 15kts.

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Unformatted text preview: That is out of the south, southwest. Use the 500mb station model to answer the following questions (#4, 5, and 6):-23 500 O 4. T. F . -23 is the air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit 5. T . F. “0” is the dew point spread in degrees Celsius 6. 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 7. 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. 8. T . F On a surface map, a pressure of 1000 mb would be shown as “000”. 9. T . F. At 500 mb, the atmosphere is saturated. THIS QUESTION HAS BEEN DROPPED FROM THE EXAM! 10. T . F. If the temperature increases with height in the troposphere, this indicates a temperature inversion....
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