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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition - Unit 08

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Question 1:


a) 1013 mb
b) 500 mb
c) -1013 mb
d) 273 mb
e) 760 mb

Question 2:


a) seasonality
b) equal heating at different latitudes
c) unequal heating at different latitudes
d) saturation of air
e) equal heating at the poles

Question 3:


a) to the left
b) to the right
c) does not deflect moving air
d) to both the left and right
e) upward and downward

Question 4:


a) rises vertically in the cell
b) sinks vertically in the cell
c) is deflected away from the cyclone
d) is transported horizontally across the cyclone
e) remains stationary in the centre of the cyclone

Question 5:


a) during the night
b) when the Coriolis force subsides
c) in winter
d) in summer
e) during the day

Question 6:


a) a Coriolis wind
b) a geostrophic wind
c) a sea breeze
d) a katabatic wind
e) a cyclone

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False