Chapter 9 & 10 Study Guide

Chapter 9 & 10 Study Guide - Self Test 9 & 10...

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Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. If the earth's gravitational force were to increase, atmospheric pressure at the ground would: a. increase b. decrease c. remain the same d. cause the atmosphere to expand vertically ____ 2. If two air parcels at sea level have the same size but different temperatures, the colder parcel of air will have: a. a higher pressure but the same density as the warm parcel b. the same pressure but lower density than the warm parcel c. the same pressure but higher density than the warm parcel d. a lower pressure but the same density as the warm parcel ____ 3. The scale on an altimeter indicates altitude, but an altimeter actually measures: a. temperature b. density c. pressure d. humidity ____ 4. An aneroid barometer works on the principle that: a. mercury will rise and descend in a tube when the air pressure changes b. the force of gravity decreases in strength with increasing altitude c. a small closed cell with most of its air removed will expand and contract with changes in air pressure d. a change in pressure causes a weak electrical signal in a ceramic detector e. a change in air pressure causes a simultaneous change in air temperature that is detected
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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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Chapter 9 & 10 Study Guide - Self Test 9 & 10...

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