Exam_1_2006_A-1

# Exam_1_2006_A-1 - NAME LAB SECTION Page 1 of 8 EAS 1600...

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NAME:_______________________________ LAB SECTION ________________ Page 1 of 8 EAS 1600 - INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Fall, 2006 Exam 1 – 09/22/06 < Relevant formulas, etc are included at the end of the exam < Place your name on each page < This is a closed-book exam; all are expected to comply with Georgia Tech Honor Code I am aware and in compliance with the Georgia Tech Honor Code Signature: ____________________________________________________________ A

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NAME:_______________________________ LAB SECTION ________________ Page 2 of 8 Answer the following multiple choice questions (1 – 8) by circling the appropriate answer. 1. Approximately how many hours of sunlight will we receive in Atlanta today (latitude = 34 o N ) ? (3 points) a) 10 b) 8 c) 12 d) 14 2. Approximately how many hours of sunlight will be received in Melbourne, Australia today (latitude = 37 o S)? (3 points) a) 10 b) 8 c) 12 d) 14 3. Atlanta has a population growth rate of 4% per year. How long will it take for Atlanta’s population to double? (3 points) a) 11 years b) 208 months c) 86400 seconds d) 15 years 4 . A star emits light with a maximum intensity at a wavelength of 750 nm. What is the temperature of the star? (3 points) a) 386 K b) 386 o C c) 6000 K d) 3591 o C 5 . Atmospheric pressure at sea level near Bermuda (32 o N) is usually __________ than the pressure at sea level near Christmas Island ( 2 o N) (3 points) a) larger b) smaller c) exactly the same
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