CHAPTER 3 solar and terrestrial raidation

CHAPTER 3 solar and terrestrial raidation - CHAPTER 3 SOLAR...

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CHAPTER 3 SOLAR AND TERRESTRIAL RADIATION __________________________________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS Title: TB Ch. 3 #1 1. The frequency of an electromagnetic wave is ______ proportional to its wavelength. a. directly *b. inversely Title: TB Ch. 3 #2 2. ______ is the distance between successive troughs and crests. a. Frequency *b. Wavelength Title: TB Ch. 3 #3 3. All of the following types of electromagnetic radiation have wavelengths longer than that of visible light with the exception of a. infrared radiation. b. microwaves. c. radio waves. *d. ultraviolet radiation. e. None of these is correct. Title: TB Ch. 3 #4 4. All of the following types of electromagnetic radiation have wavelengths shorter than that of visible light with the exception of a. gamma rays. b. ultraviolet radiation. *c. radio waves. d. X-rays. e. None of these is correct. Title: TB Ch. 3 #5 5. Violet has the ______ wavelength in the visible electromagnetic spectrum. a. longest *b. shortest Title: TB Ch. 3 #6 6. Ultraviolet radiation, gamma rays, and X-rays have frequencies ______that of visible light and infrared radiation. *a. higher than b. lower than c. equal to Title: TB Ch. 3 #7 7. Solar radiation that reaches Earth's surface consists of a. infrared radiation. b. visible radiation. c. ultraviolet radiation. *d. All of the above.
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Title: TB Ch. 3 #8 8. ______ is (are) partially blocked by ozone in the stratosphere. *a. Ultraviolet radiation b. Microwaves c. X-rays Title: TB Ch. 3 #9 9. According to Wien's displacement law, which one of the following objects emits its most intense electromagnetic energy at the shortest wavelength? a. an ice cube b. your hand c. the atmosphere *d. the Sun e. your desk Title: TB Ch. 3 #10 10. Generally, as the temperature of a radiating surface decreases, a. the rate of electromagnetic radiation emitted by the surface will increase. *b. the wavelength at which radiation from the surface is most intense will lengthen. c. Both of the above are correct. d. None of the above is correct. Title: TB Ch. 3 #11 11. If the temperature of the Sun were to ______, the wavelength at which solar radiation is most intense would decrease. a. remain the same. *b. increase. c. decrease. Title: TB Ch. 3 #12
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2010 for the course MET 101 taught by Professor Takahashi during the Fall '10 term at Hawaii.

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