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Weather and Climate: Chapter 3

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Question 1:


a) Pressure
b) Temperature
c) Density
d) Volume

Question 2:


a) If temperature is held constant, an increase in pressure will cause an increase in volume.
b) If temperature is held constant, an increase in volume will cause a decrease in pressure.
c) If pressure is held constant, an increase in temperature will cause an increase in volume.
d) If volume is held constant, an increase in temperature will cause an increase in pressure.

Question 3:


a) Kinetic theory of matter
b) Ideal gas law
c) Ideal matter law
d) Theory of state variables

Question 4:


a) Warm air is less dense than cold air.
b) Air is compressible.
c) Liquids expand more than gases when heated.
d) In an incompressible fluid, the change in pressure with depth follows a linear relationship.

Question 5:


a) Temperature
b) Volume
c) Energy
d) Density

Question 6:


a) Greenhouse gases
b) Altitude
c) Thickness
d) Latitude

Question 7:


a) Narrow
b) Steep
c) Deep
d) Shallow

Question 8:


a) Narrow
b) Steep
c) Deep
d) Shallow

Question 9:


a) Synoptic system
b) Radar
c) Atmospheric sounding
d) Radiosonde

Question 10:


a) 250 hPa
b) 500 hPa
c) 650 hPa
d) 850 hPa

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False