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28.Earth's sky is blue during the day because:A)the molecules in the atmosphere scatter blue wavelengths of light.B)the atmosphere absorbs blue wavelengths of light.C)the sun produces more blue wavelengths that it produces in any other color.D)red wavelengths are lost as solar radiation passes through the vacuum ofspace
29.The atmosphere is highly ________ with respect to solar radiation.
30.Clouds play an important role in the earth's energy budget because they:
31.If the maximum temperature on a particular day is 30°F and the minimumtemperature is 21°F, then the daily temperature range is:51°F.
6|Page32.How is theannual mean temperaturecalculated?A)It is the average of the warmest and the coldest temperatures recordedduring that year.B)It is the average of the warmest and the coldest monthly meantemperatures.C)It is the average of all 12 monthly mean temperatures.D)It is the average of all the daily mean temperatures for the year.
33.Anisothermon a map:
34.The minimum temperature usually occurs near sunrise because:
solar radiation is a maximum.D)Earth experiences a net loss of radiation until then.35.Daily and seasonal temperature cycles depend primarily on:

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Term
Spring
Professor
RobertO.Watson
Tags
Energy, Atmospheric thermodynamics, lithosphere C

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