Chapter 8 Study Guide

Chapter 8 Study Guide - Self Test 8 Multiple Choice...

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Self Test 8 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. Which of the following is not an important factor in the production of rain by the collision-coalescence process? a. the updrafts in the cloud b. relative size of the droplets c. the number of ice crystals in the cloud d. cloud thickness e. the electric charge of the droplets ____ 2. Large raindrops fall __________ than smaller raindrops, and have a __________ terminal velocity than small raindrops. a. faster, lesser b. faster, greater c. slower, lesser d. slower, greater ____ 3. The merging of liquid cloud droplets by collision is called: a. coalescence b. riming c. accretion d. deposition ____ 4. When only ice crystals exist in a cloud, the cloud is said to be: a. frozen b. glaciated c. supercooled d. supersaturated ____ 5. Ice nuclei may be: a. ice crystals b. certain clay minerals c. bacteria in decaying plant leaf material d. all of the above ____ 6. Cloud seeding using silver iodide only works in:
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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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