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Konrad GEOG 111 Name__________________________________ Fall 2010 TEST 2 22 September 2010 Instructions: Fill out your name and PID number on the top left portion of the scantron sheet. (PID goes where it says identification number). Answer the questions on the test by darkening the circle containing the correct numbered response for each question. Double check to make sure that the question numbers on the test corresponds with those on the scantron sheet. Be sure to use a #2 pencil! 1. Which of the following forms of radiation has the longest wavelength? 1) visible light 2) infrared 3) ultraviolet 2. According to Weins Law, which wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum does the Earth predominantly radiate? 1) Radiowaves 2) Visible Light 3) Infrared 4) Gamma Rays 3. At higher elevations, diffuse radiation is ______ and direct beam radiation is ______. 1) lower, lower 2) lower, greater 3) greater, greater 4) greater, lower 4. Which of the following processes contributes the most to the vertical sensible heat flux in the atmosphere? 1) diffusion 2) conduction 3) advection 4) convection 5. Dew is associated with a _________ heat flux. 1) downward sensible 2) downward latent 6. Much of the incoming longwave hitting the earth’s surface radiates from the _________. 1) sun 2) atmosphere 7. Which of the following factors largely dictates the Earth’s seasons? 1) The distance between the sun and the earth 2) Shortwave radiation 3) The Earth’s axial tilt 4) The intensity of the sun
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8. If the earth had an axial tilt of 0°, which of the following would describe the climate change from present conditions? 1) Warmer at poles and tropics 2) Cooler at poles, warmer in tropics 3) Cooler at tropics, warmer in poles 4) Warmer at poles, cooler in tropics 9. On December 22 which of the following latitudes will experience the longest period of daylight? 1) 60° N 2) 23.5° N 3) 4) 23.5° S 5) 60° S 10. During which of the following months does the length of day change the most (i.e. the change in day length from one day to the next)? 1)
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