met1010_f03_e1 - 32111 Instructor: Prof. Seiberling PHYSICS...

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32111 32111 Instructor: Prof. Seiberling PHYSICS DEPARTMENT MET 1010 1st Midterm Exam Sept. 22, 2003 Name (print, last ¯rst): 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) Code your test number on your answer sheet (use 76{80 for the 5-digit number) . Code your name on your answer sheet. DARKEN CIRCLES COMPLETELY . Code your UFID number on your answer sheet. (2) Print your name on this sheet and sign it also. (3) Do all scratch work anywhere on this exam 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 with scratch work most questions demand. (4) 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. If you believe there is no correct answer listed, leave the answer spaces blank. (5) The answers are rounded o®. Choose the closest to exact. There is no penalty for guessing. >>>>>>>> WHEN YOU FINISH <<<<<<<< Hand in the answer sheet separately. There are 33 multiple choice questions. Clearly circle the one best answer for each question. If more than one answer is marked, no credit will be given for that question, even if one of the marked answers is correct. Guessing an answer is better than leaving it blank. All questions are worth 3 points, except for one question, which is worth 4 points. The 4-point question is clearly indicated. Good Luck! 1. What is NOT true of polar-orbiting satellites? (1) they generally have a higher altitude orbit than geostationary satellites (2) they travel on a north-south path while the earth rotates beneath them (3) they closely parallel the earths meridian lines (4) they can provide close-up shots of the polar regions (5) they can get detailed photographs of any location on the earth 2. Which process below would tend to reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO 2 )? (1) photosynthesis (2) burning of fossil fuels (3) decay of vegetation (4) exhalations of animals (5) volcanic eruptions 3. Low, gray, sheetlike clouds from which a light rain is falling are called: (1) nimbostratus (2) altocumulus (3) cirrostratus (4) cirrus (5) cumulonimbus 4. Dispersion refers to: (1) the preferential re°ection of light depending on wavelength (2) the fact that light spreads out when passing through a small slit (3) the fact that di®erent colors of light are selectively scattered by air molecules (4) the fact that light passing through a medium of graded density will follow a parabolic path
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met1010_f03_e1 - 32111 Instructor: Prof. Seiberling PHYSICS...

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