Exam 2 Version A

Exam 2 Version A - VERSION A ATOC 1050, Exam II, Fall 2008...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
VERSION A ATOC 1050, Exam II, Fall 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. Each correct answer is worth 2 points. 1. Which does NOT pertain to the Blizzard of ’93? a. killed 270 people b. more people were killed by floods and tornadoes than by the blizzard (snow) c. at its lowest, the central pressure was lower than that of Hurricane Andrew d. parts of North Carolina received 5 feet of snow e. NONE of the above, they ALL pertain to the Blizzard of ’93. 2. If an air parcel is displaced vertically in a STABLE environment, what will the parcel do? a. it will remain in its new position b. it will fall back into place c. it will spread out horizontally d. it will rise e. b. and c. only 3. T . F. Air moves because temperature differences cause density differences which cause pressure differences and the air will move from areas of higher to lower pressure. 4. T. F. Adiabatic expansion/compression results in warming/cooling. 5. T. F . The best tool to use to assess the stability of the atmosphere is a surface pressure map. 6. T . F. The Blizzard of ’93 affected 100,000,000 people. Use the diagram below to answer questions 7. and 8. 7. T. F . According to the CAPE (Convective Available Potential Energy) seen above, severe thunderstorms including tornadoes are possible. 8. T . F. According to the SWET (Severe Weather Threat) index, severe thunderstorms including tornadoes are possible. 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
9. T . F. Absolute vorticity is the combination of the Earth’s vorticity plus relative vorticity. 10. T . F. During both warm and cold occlusion, the colder air cuts underneath the cooler air and forces the warmest air on top of both the cold and cooler air masses. 11. Which quadrant of a hurricane usually causes the most damages? a . right front b. left front c. right rear d. left rear e. none of the 12. T. F. Boulder and Denver’s heaviest snows can occur when a low pressure system that is located in the southeast corner of the state becomes cut off from the jet stream. 13. T.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/26/2008 for the course ATOC 1050 taught by Professor Forrest,be during the Spring '06 term at Colorado.

Page1 / 4

Exam 2 Version A - VERSION A ATOC 1050, Exam II, Fall 2008...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online