Chapter 7 Study Guide

Chapter 7 Study Guide - Self Test 7 Multiple Choice...

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Self Test 7 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. If the environmental lapse rate is 5 o C per 1000 m and the temperature at the earth's surface is 25 o C, then the air temperature at 2000 m above the ground is: a. 25 o C b. 30 o C c. 20 o C d. 15 o C ____ 2. The rate at which the temperature changes inside a rising (or descending) parcel of saturated air is called the: a. environmental lapse rate b. dry adiabatic lapse rate c. moist adiabatic lapse rate d. latent heat release rate ____ 3. A sounding can be measured by a. a thermometer b. a psychrometer c. a radiosonde d. a barograph ____ 4. The difference between the "moist" and "dry" adiabatic rates is due to: a. the fact that saturated air is always unstable b. the fact that an unsaturated air parcel expands more rapidly than a saturated air parcel c. the fact that moist air weighs less than dry air d. the fact that latent heat is released by a rising parcel of saturated air
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course GO 101 taught by Professor Loving during the Fall '10 term at Park.

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