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Quiz #4 Due October 10, 2010 1.) What general circulation feature is present above the surface-based Arctic High in the mid- to upper troposphere? a. High Pressure b. Low Pressure c. Stationary Front d. An Isobar 2.) The Sea Breeze approximately begins at what time during the day? a. 11 a.m. b. 5 a.m. c. 2 p.m. d. 8 a.m. 3.) On a warm, sunny, summer day, where are the highest clouds predominately found? (assume no significant elevation changes in the area or low pressure systems) – confusing,unclear question a. On the land surface near the ocean b. On the ocean surface near the land c. 100 miles inland from the ocean d. 400 miles inland from the ocean 4.) The Pressure gradient force causes winds to move________ to the isobars, while geostrophic winds move ________ to the isobars. (assume friction is not a factor) a. Parallel; Parallel b. Perpendicular; Perpendicular c. Perpendicular; Parallel d. Parallel; Perpendicular 5.) On a non-rotating earth, which force would predominately control the wind direction? a. Coriolis Effect b. Friction c. Geostrophic d. Pressure Gradient 6.) Theoretically, if you were positioned on the equator and threw a football to you friend at
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Quiz4_Answers - Quiz#4 Due 1 What general circulation...

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