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77777 77777 PHYSICS DEPARTMENT MET 1010 Midterm Exam 3 April 13, 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 76–80 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. The origin of cP and cA air masses that enter the United States is: (1) Northern Canada and Alaska (2) Northern Siberia (3) Northern Atlantic Ocean (4) Antarctica (5) — 2. In southern California, which air mass is mainly responsible for heavy rains, flooding in low-lying valleys, and melting of snow at high elevations? (1) mT (2) mP (3) cP (4) cA (5) — 3. Continental tropical air masses are typically found in [A] northern Mexico [B] the Gulf of Mexico [C] the southwestern U.S. [D] the southeastern U.S. (1) both A and C (2) B only (3) C only (4) D only (5) A only 4. Which of the following is not correct concerning a warm front? (1) on the surface, it has warm air ahead (in advance) of it (2) it is colored red on a weather map (3) it creates a temperature inversion as warm air overrides cold air (4) it normally moves more slowly than a cold front (5) its slope is more gentle than that of a cold front 5. A good source region for an air mass would be: (1) a generally flat area of uniform composition with light surface winds (2) a mountain with deep valleys and strong surface winds (3) a hilly area with deep valleys and light winds (4) a generally flat area of uniform composition with strong surface winds (5) — 6. Lake-effect snows are best developed around the Great Lakes during: (1) late fall and early winter when cold, dry polar air moves over the relatively warm water (2) early spring when moist, tropical air moves over the frozen lakes
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