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Weather and Climate: Chapter 9

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Question 1:


a) Heterogeneous nucleation
b) The curvature effect
c) Homogeneous nucleation
d) The solute effect

Question 2:


a) Sea salt
b) Ozone
c) Sulphuric acid
d) Nitric acid

Question 3:


a) Stable
b) Activated
c) Unstable
d) Hygroscopic

Question 4:


a) Below –10°C
b) Below –20°C
c) Below –30°C
d) Below –40°C

Question 5:


a) Air rising from the surface by convection
b) Air pulled up from the surface when convergence occurs aloft
c) Orographic uplift
d) Frontal lifting

Question 6:


a) Cumulus
b) Cirrus
c) Nimbus
d) Stratus

Question 7:


a) Cirrocumulus
b) Altostratus
c) Cirrus
d) Stratocumulus

Question 8:


a) Cirrus
b) Stratocumulus
c) Cumulonimbus
d) Nimbostratus

Question 9:


a) It dissipates from the top down.
b) Radiation fog is most common in fall.
c) Advection fog tends to be deeper than radiation fog.
d) Precipitation fog is also referred to as frontal fog.

Question 10:


a) Advection
b) Radiation
c) Steam
d) Upslope

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