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Unformatted text preview: 77777 77777 PHYSICS DEPARTMENT MET 1010 Midterm Exam 1 February 14, 2011 Name (print): Signature: On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid on this examination. YOUR TEST NUMBER IS THE 5-DIGIT NUMBER AT THE TOP OF EACH PAGE. (1) Please print your name and your UF ID number and sign the top of this page and the back of the answer sheet. (2) Code your test number on your answer sheet (use lines 7680 on the answer sheet for the 5-digit number) . (3) This is a closed book exam and books, calculators or any other materials are NOT allowed during the exam. (4) Identify the number of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (5) Blacken the circle of your intended answer completely, using a #2 pencil or blue or black ink. Do not make any stray marks or the answer sheet may not read properly. (6) Do all scratch work anywhere on this printout that you like. At the end of the test, this exam printout is to be turned in. No credit will be given without both answer sheet and printout. There are 40 multiple choice questions. All questions are worth 2.5 points, so the maximum number of points on this test is 100. If more than one answer is marked, no credit will be given for that question, even if one of the marked answers is correct. There is no penalty for wrong answers, so it is better to guess an answer than to leave it blank. Good Luck! 1. As you move up into the atmosphere, the air density and the atmospheric pressure . (1) decreases, decreases (2) decreases, increases (3) increases, decreases (4) increases, increases (5) 2. The electrified region of the upper atmosphere is called the: (1) ionosphere (2) thermosphere (3) mesosphere (4) stratosphere (5) troposphere 3. In a temperature inversion: (1) air temperature increases with increasing height (2) air temperature decreases with increasing height (3) air temperature remains constant with increasing height (4) it is warmer at night than during the day (5) the air temperature increases at night and decreases during the day 4. Which of the following is considered a variable gas in the earths atmosphere? (1) carbon dioxide (2) nitrogen (3) oxygen (4) argon (5) none of these 5. The primary source of energy for the earths atmosphere is: (1) the sun (2) energy from within the earth (3) erupting volcanoes (4) the greenhouse effect (5) latent heat released during the condensation of water vapor...
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