Chap6_Atm_Moisture.sakai

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The force exerted by gas molecules on some area of the Earth’s surface or any other body is called  what? (A)density (B) wind (C) atmospheric pressure (D) friction (E) geostrophic force
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Lines drawn on maps joining areas of equal  atmospheric pressure are called what? (A)wavelengths (B) isotherms (C) contours lines (D) isohyets (E) isobars
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(A)at the bottom of valleys (B) along river valleys (C) at high elevation (D) at low elevation (E) over the ocean Winds are least influenced by friction force… 
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Within a typical cyclone (low pressure center) in the  Northern Hemisphere, wind moves in what  fashion? (A) spirals clockwise outwards from the center (B) rotates counterclockwise outwards from the center.   (C) moves straight from the high pressure center to a low pressure center (D) circulates straight from a low pressure center to the high pressure center (E) rotates counterclockwise inwards towards the center
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Generally speaking, the area along the equator is  a zone of:  (A)convergence of trade winds (B) divergence of trade winds (C) breakdown of vertical winds (D) divergence of westerlies (E) convergence of polar easterlies
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 101 taught by Professor Vancura during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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