Chap4_insolation_temperaturesakai

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Earth Systems Quick Quiz: (1) What is the difference between parallel and latitude?
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Earth rotates on its axis how many times in the course of one day?
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During a Northern Hemisphere winter solstice, (A)North Pole is tilted towards the Sun (B) North Pole is tilted way from the Sun (C) neither pole is tilted towards or away from the Sun (D) the Earth is twice the normal distance from the Sun (E) None of the above
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We say map scale is large when: (A)the representative fraction is small (B) the straight line distance between any 2 places can be determined visually (C) the map shows the entire Earth at once (D) it portrays a smaller section of the Earth with considerable detail (E) the representative fraction has a large denominator
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_____________ involves the acquisition and measurement of information by a recording device not in physical contact with the object under study. (A) Geographic information systems (B) Remote sensing (C) Global positioning systems (D) Cartography (E) Field work
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There is only one atmospheric layer. True or false?
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As elevation through the troposphere increases, what occurs with both temperature and pressure? Why?
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The atmospheric gas responsible for the absorption of ultraviolet (UV) radiation is: (A) argon (B) nitrogen (C) ozone (D) water vapor (E) oxygen
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The main surface currents in the major ocean basins assist in the heat transfer around the world by moving: (A) warm water from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere
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