MEA Test 3

# MEA Test 3 - MEA 130 EXAM 3(A 15 November 2005 Using a#2...

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MEA 130 - EXAM 3 (A) 15 November 2005 Using a #2 pencil only , fill in your name (last name first, first name last ) and student number on the answer sheet. Select the best answer to each question and clearly indicate your choice on the answer sheet by completely filling in the appropriate bubble. Indicate, near the two black boxes ( ) on side one of the op-scan sheet which test version ( A or B o r C ) you have. 1. At mean sea-level, the average barometric pressure is equal to 29.92 ______. a. lbs in -2 b. millibars c. inches of Hg d . m s -2 2. Given a barometric pressure of 29.50" of Hg (mercury), what would the equivalent barometric pressure of a water barometer be (in inches of water)? a. 401.20 " b. 30.00 " c. 2.21 " d. 3.00 " 3. If the barometric pressure increases, the height of the column of mercury in a mercury barometer would: a. decrease b. remain constant c. increase d. cannot determine from available information 4. Which type of barometer is most commonly found in homes? a. aneroid b. mercury c. altimeter d. barograph 5. The pressure ___________ for every 10 meter increase in height. a. decreases 10 millibars b. decreases 1 millibar c. increases 1 millibar d. decreases 1 “ Hg 6. The term “aneroid” used to classify a type of barometer indicates: a. without air b. without liquid c. with mercury d. without toxin

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Using the figure below, which depicts a cross-section of terrain and station pressure recorded at three stations, answer questions 7 - 10. 7. What is the equivalent sea-level pressure at Station C? a. 1025.3 mb b. 852.2 mb c. 1004.0 mb d. 1041.3 mb 8. What is the equivalent sea-level pressure at Station B? a. 922.3 mb b. 1024.0 mb c. 798.0 mb d. 1033.0 mb 9. Which station has the highest equivalent sea-level pressure? a.
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