Weather quiz - 1. Two objects A and B have the same mass...

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1. Two objects A and B have the same mass but the specific heat of A is larger than B. If both objects absorb equal amounts of energy A) B will become warmer than A. (CORRECT) B) both A and B will warm at the same rate. C) A will get warmer, but B will get colder. D) A will become warmer than B. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 2. Which of the following is usually a liquid-in-glass thermometer? A) minimum thermometer (CORRECT) B) thermograph C) electrical resistance thermometer D) radiometer E) thermistor Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 3. In the middle latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, surface winds tend to blow ____ and ____ around an area of surface low pressure. A) counterclockwise, outward B) clockwise, inward C) counterclockwise, inward (CORRECT) D) clockwise, outward Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 4. The amount of force exerted over an area of surface is called A) temperature. B) pressure. (CORRECT) C) weight. D) density. Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 5. Almost 99% of the atmosphere lies within ____ of the earth's surface. A) 300 km B) 3000 km C) 30 km (CORRECT) D) 3 km Points Earned: 1.0/1.0
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6. The sun will be directly overhead at noon at the equator A) on March 21 (CORRECT) B) always C) never D) on June 21 Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 7. This property of electromagnetic radiation is inversely proportional to temperature; if temperature increases ____ will decrease. A) wavelength of peak emission (CORRECT) B) rate of emission C) propagation speed D) intensity Points Earned: 1.0/1.0 8. In most areas the warmest time of the day about 5 feet above the ground occurs A) around noon. B) just before the sun sets. C)
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course MET 2010 taught by Professor Www during the Fall '10 term at Casper College.

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Weather quiz - 1. Two objects A and B have the same mass...

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