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Quiz_1_FinalCopy_answers-1 - Quiz #1 Due: Sunday, September...

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Quiz #1 Due: Sunday, September 12 at Midnight 1.) In the Infrared satellite image above, the tallest clouds are found in which location? a. A b. B c. C d. D 2.) What middle- tropospheric feature dictated Earl’s westerly movement away from the North Carolina coast (you may reference the Figure above for assistance)? a. Cyclone b. Anticyclone c. Ridge (orange) d. Trough (blue) e. Low pressure system
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3.) Calculate the Solar Elevation for the autumnal equinox (September 21 st ) for Raleigh, NC. (Latitude = 35.8, Longitude = -78.65) a. 30.7 b. 64.2 c. 77.7 d. 54.2 4.) What dictates the earth’s seasons? a. The distance between the sun and the earth b. The Earth’s axial tilt c. Shortwave radiation d. The intensity of the sun 5.) On June 21st, what location experiences the greatest solar insolation? a. The Arctic Circle b. The Equator c. Tropic of Cancer d. Tropic of Capricorn 6.) According to Weins Law, which wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum does the Earth predominantly radiate? a. Shortwave (K) b. Radio waves c. Infrared d. Visible light
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7.) All the following absorb more radiation than reflect except : a. Ozone b. Asphalt c. Water vapor d. Snow cover 8.) Did Earl make landfall on the Carolina coast? a. Yes b. No 9.) Why was Fiona unable to reach a similar intensity as Earl? a.
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