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Chapter: Chapter 3: Air Temperature Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following is not one of the major factors influencing surface temperature? A) Coastal compared to interior locations B) Suface type C) Elevation D) Insolation E) Cloudiness Link to Text: Surface and Air Temperature 2. What is the primary reason for thermometers being housed in a thermometer shelter? A) To keep them clean B) To keep them secure C) To make them easy to find D) To control the effect of air flow E) To allow observers to easily read the temperature in a convenient location Link to Text: Surface and Air Temperature 3. Which of the following is the correct formula for converting Fahrenheit to Celsius? A) C = 9/5F+32 B) C=5/9F-32 C) C = 9/5F-32 D) C=5/9F+32 E) C=9/5+F32 Link to Text: Figure 3.4 4. What is the technical term for a digital thermometer? A) isotherm B) thermoneter C) thermistor D) electrotherm E) digitherm Link to Text: Surface and Air Temperature 5. Which of the following is a source of atmospheric carbon dioxide? A) photosynthesis B) chlorofluorocarbons C) rice fields D) burning of fossil fuels E) melting ice Link to Text: Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect
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Which of the following orderings of atmospheric layers is correct as one moves from the earth's surface through the atmosphere? A) troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere B) troposphere, thermosphere, stratosphere, mesosphere C) thermosphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, troposphere D) stratosphere, thermosphere, troposphere, mesosphere E) thermosphere. mesosphere, stratosphere, troposphere Link to Text: Temperature Structure of the Atmosphere 7. The process of ionization is most associated with which of the following atmospheric layers? A) the thermosphere and the stratosphere B) the thermosphere and the mesosphere C) the mesosphere and the stratosphere D) the stratosphere and the troposphere E) the troposphere and the tropopause Link to Text: Temperature Structure of the Atmosphere 8. Overall, net radiation is greatest at _____________ latitudes and smallest at ______________ latitudes. A) low / middle B) low / high C) middle / low D) high / low E) middle / high Link to Text: Daily and Annual Cycles of Air Temperature 9. In which atmospheric layers does temperature increase with altitude? A) troposphere B) tropopause C) stratosphere D) stratopause E) mesosphere Link to Text: Temperature Structure of the Atmosphere 10. The greenhouse effect is the result of the atmosphere's _______ of _______ radiation emitted by the earth. A) reflection/infrared B) absorption/longwave C) refraction/counter- D) reflection/shortwave E) absorption /shortwave Link to Text: Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect 11. During a temperature inversion _______. A)
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