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View Results SD test User ID: Attempt: 1 / 1 Out of: 150 Started: June 19, 2011 11:33pm Finished: June 20, 2011 3:34am Time spent: 4 hr, 0 min., 42 sec. Student finished 59 min. 18 sec. ahead of the 300 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #2 Climate is defined as weather conditions at some locality averaged over a standard period of _____ years. Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. 10 b. 20 100.0% c. 30 d. 100 Question 2 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #3 The climate of some locality governs Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. the type of crops that can be cultivated. b. the fresh water supply. c. the average heating and cooling requirements for homes. 100.0% d. All of the above are correct.
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Question 3 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #5 ____________ is used to describe the weight of the overlying air. Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. Relative humidity b. Dewpoint 100.0% c. Pressure d. Temperature Question 4 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #8 Viewed from above in the Northern Hemisphere, surface winds in a high pressure system blow Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. clockwise and inward. 100.0% b. clockwise and outward. c. counterclockwise and inward. d. counterclockwise and outward. Question 5 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #9 From your experience, weather systems usually cross the United States in Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. less than an hour. 100.0% b. several days. c. one to two months. d. several years.
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Question 6 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #10 Weather systems in the middle latitudes of the Earth generally move in the direction towards the Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices 100.0% a. east. b. south. c. west. d. north. Question 7 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #11 Viewed from above in the Northern Hemisphere, surface winds blow ___________ about the center of a low pressu Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. clockwise and outward b. clockwise and inward c. counterclockwise and outward 100.0% d. counterclockwise and inward Question 8 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #12 Air temperatures tend to be relatively low to the ___________ of a low pressure system. Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. east and south 100.0% b. north and west
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(2 points) TB Ch. 1 #14 An air mass is a huge volume of air that is relatively uniform horizontally in Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. temperature. b. humidity. 100.0% c. Both of the above are correct. Question 10 (2 points) TB Ch. 1 #16 The temperature and moisture characteristics of an air mass depend on Student response: Percent Value Student Response Answer Choices a. the phase of the Moon.
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course ESC 111EM taught by Professor Eileen during the Summer '09 term at Holyoke CC.

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