met1010_f03_e3 - 12111 Instructor: Prof. Seiberling PHYSICS...

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12111 12111 Instructor: Prof. Seiberling PHYSICS DEPARTMENT MET 1010 3rd Midterm Exam December 8, 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 some answers may be counted as incorrect. (5) The answers are rounded o®. Choose the closest to exact. There is no penalty for guessing. (6) 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. In the cumulus phase of a thunderstorm: (1) the thunderstorm breaks up into cumulus congestus clouds (2) several cells merge to form a supercell (3) the downdraft dominates (4) the updraft and downdraft co-exist (5) the updraft dominates 2. We are currently in: (1) a period cooler than 20,000 years ago (2) a period that has seen temperature variations of less than 2 ± C for the last 20,000 years (3) an interglacial period of an ice age (4) a glacial period of an ice age (5) a warm period between ice ages 3. The greatest number of tornadoes occur each year in: (1) Illinois (2) South Dakota (3) Florida (4) Colorado (5) Oklahoma 4. Which is NOT true about vorticity? (1) vorticity measures the spin of air parcels (2) satellites can detect vorticity using infrared detectors (3) the region of maximum vorticity coincides with upper level divergence (4) absolute vorticity is the sum of the earth's vorticity and the relative vorticity (5) the earth's vorticity is positive in the northern hemisphere
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met1010_f03_e3 - 12111 Instructor: Prof. Seiberling PHYSICS...

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