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Weather and Climate: Chapter 4

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Question 1:


a) Energy is transferred from warmer objects to colder objects.
b) Energy is transferred in the form of electromagnetic waves.
c) Energy can never be created or destroyed.
d) Energy is transferred between molecules in contact.

Question 2:


a) Sensible
b) Thermal
c) Kinetic
d) Potential

Question 3:


a) Specific
b) Latent
c) Sensible
d) Internal

Question 4:


a) Gold
b) Ice (at 0ºC)
c) Steam
d) Water

Question 5:


a) Evaporation
b) Freezing
c) Condensation
d) Deposition

Question 6:


a) Latent heat of fusion
b) Specific heat of deposition
c) Sensible heat of sublimation
d) Latent heat of vaporization

Question 7:


a) Friction
b) Pressure
c) Kinetic energy
d) Heat transfer

Question 8:


a) It decreases in size.
b) It increases in internal energy.
c) It does work on the surrounding air.
d) It warms.

Question 9:


a) Conduction
b) Radiation
c) Wind shear
d) Convection

Question 10:


a) Radiation
b) Convection
c) Conduction
d) Fusion

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