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Chapter 18 & 19 Review. 1. What is the general term for the amount of water vapor in the air?. Capacity Humidity Condensation Saturation. 1. What is the general term for the amount of water vapor in the air?. Capacity Humidity Condensation Saturation.

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1 what is the general term for the amount of water vapor in the air
1. What is the general term for the amount of water vapor in the air?

Capacity

Humidity

Condensation

Saturation

1 what is the general term for the amount of water vapor in the air1
1. What is the general term for the amount of water vapor in the air?

Capacity

Humidity

Condensation

Saturation

2 during which process does water vapor change to the liquid state
2. During which process does water vapor change to the liquid state

Condensation

Evaporation

Melting

sublimation

2 during which process does water vapor change to the liquid state1
2. During which process does water vapor change to the liquid state

Condensation

Evaporation

Melting

sublimation

3 the ratio of air s actual water vapor content to the amount of water vapor need for saturation is
3. The ratio of air’s actual water vapor content to the amount of water vapor need for saturation is:

Adiabatic rate

Dew point

Relative humidity

Water capacity

3 the ratio of air s actual water vapor content to the amount of water vapor need for saturation is1
3. The ratio of air’s actual water vapor content to the amount of water vapor need for saturation is:

Adiabatic rate

Dew point

Relative humidity

Water capacity

4 visible mixtures of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspened in air are called
4. Visible mixtures of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspened in air are called:

Clouds

Hail

Dew

sleet

4 visible mixtures of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspened in air are called1
4. Visible mixtures of tiny water droplets or ice crystals suspened in air are called:

Clouds

Hail

Dew

sleet

6 compared to clouds fogs are
6. Compared to clouds, fogs are:

A different composition

At lower altitudes

Colder

thicker

6 compared to clouds fogs are1
6. Compared to clouds, fogs are:

A different composition

At lower altitudes

Colder

thicker

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9. Which of the following substances changes from one state of matter to another at temperatures and pressures experienced at Earth’s surface?

Carbon dioxide

Nitrogen

Oxygen

Water

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9. Which of the following substances changes from one state of matter to another at temperatures and pressures experienced at Earth’s surface?

Carbon dioxide

Nitrogen

Oxygen

Water

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10. Which of the following forms when supercooled raindrops freeze on contact with solid objects near Earth’s surface?

Glaze

Sleet

Hail

Snow

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10. Which of the following forms when supercooled raindrops freeze on contact with solid objects near Earth’s surface?

Glaze

Sleet

Hail

Snow

11 which of the following sources of cloud formation comes from mountains pushing air up
11. Which of the following sources of cloud formation comes from mountains pushing air up

Orographic lifting

Frontal wedging

Convergence

Localized convective lifting

11 which of the following sources of cloud formation comes from mountains pushing air up1
11. Which of the following sources of cloud formation comes from mountains pushing air up

Orographic lifting

Frontal wedging

Convergence

Localized convective lifting

13 what happens to air when it is compressed
13. What happens to air when it is compressed?

Gets bigger

Gets smaller

Cools

Warms

13 what happens to air when it is compressed1
13. What happens to air when it is compressed?

Gets bigger

Gets smaller

Cools

Warms

14 the rate of change of air temperature with height is called
14. The rate of change of air temperature with height is called

Dry adiabatic rate

Rate of change

Wet adiabatic rate

Environmental lapse rate

14 the rate of change of air temperature with height is called1
14. The rate of change of air temperature with height is called

Dry adiabatic rate

Rate of change

Wet adiabatic rate

Environmental lapse rate

15 hail is produced by these types of clouds
15. Hail is produced by these types of clouds:

Cumulostratus

Cumulonimbus

Altonimbus

cirrus

15 hail is produced by these types of clouds1
15. Hail is produced by these types of clouds:

Cumulostratus

Cumulonimbus

Altonimbus

cirrus

16 the force exerted by the air above is called
16. The force exerted by the air above is called:

Air pressure

Convergence

Divergence

The Coriolis effect

16 the force exerted by the air above is called1
16. The force exerted by the air above is called:

Air pressure

Convergence

Divergence

The Coriolis effect

17 what are centers of low pressure called
17. What are centers of low pressure called?

Air masses

Cyclones

Anticyclones

Jet streams

17 what are centers of low pressure called1
17. What are centers of low pressure called?

Air masses

Cyclones

Anticyclones

Jet streams

18 variations in air pressure from place to place are the principal cause of
18. Variations in air pressure from place to place are the principal cause of:

Clouds

Hail

Lows

Winds

18 variations in air pressure from place to place are the principal cause of1
18. Variations in air pressure from place to place are the principal cause of:

Clouds

Hail

Lows

Winds

19 which of the following devices measures air pressure
19. Which of the following devices measures air pressure?

Psychrometer

Hygrometer

Anemometer

Barometer

19 which of the following devices measures air pressure1
19. Which of the following devices measures air pressure?

Psychrometer

Hygrometer

Anemometer

Barometer

20 which of the following measures wind speed
20. Which of the following measures wind speed?

Psychrometer

Hygrometer

Anemometer

Barometer

20 which of the following measures wind speed1
20. Which of the following measures wind speed?

Psychrometer

Hygrometer

Anemometer

Barometer

21 weak pressure and light winds are indicated by
21. Weak pressure and light winds are indicated by:

Closely spaced isobars

Widely spaced isobars

Closely spaced isotherms

Widely spaced isotherms

21 weak pressure and light winds are indicated by1
21. Weak pressure and light winds are indicated by:

Closely spaced isobars

Widely spaced isobars

Closely spaced isotherms

Widely spaced isotherms

22 which of the following is not a major factor that controls wind
22. Which of the following is NOT a major factor that controls wind:

Coriolis Effect

Temperature

Friction

Pressure differences

22 which of the following is not a major factor that controls wind1
22. Which of the following is NOT a major factor that controls wind:

Coriolis Effect

Temperature

Friction

Pressure differences

23 high altitude high velocity winds are called
23. High altitude, high velocity winds are called:

Cyclonic currents

Isobars

Jet streams

Pressure gradients

23 high altitude high velocity winds are called1
23. High altitude, high velocity winds are called:

Cyclonic currents

Isobars

Jet streams

Pressure gradients

24 rising air is associated with
24. Rising air is associated with:

Cloud formation

Clear skies

Precipitation

Both A & B

Both A & C

24 rising air is associated with1
24. Rising air is associated with:

Cloud formation

Clear skies

Precipitation

Both A & B

Both A & C

25 the wind that blows more often from one direction than any other is called
25. The wind that blows more often from one direction than any other is called:

Majority wind

Westerlies

Prevailing wind

Widespread wind

25 the wind that blows more often from one direction than any other is called1
25. The wind that blows more often from one direction than any other is called:

Majority wind

Westerlies

Prevailing wind

Widespread wind

27 where is the only continuous pressure belt found
27. Where is the only continuous pressure belt found?

Northern Hemisphere subpolar low

Southern Hemisphere subpolar low

Northern Hemisphere subtropical low

Southern Hemisphere polar

Tropics

27 where is the only continuous pressure belt found1
27. Where is the only continuous pressure belt found?

Northern Hemisphere subpolar low

Southern Hemisphere subpolar low

Northern Hemisphere subtropical low

Southern Hemisphere polar

Tropics

28 which types of clouds look like layers
28. Which types of clouds look like layers

Cirrus

Cumulus

Cumulonimbus

Stratus

28 which types of clouds look like layers1
28. Which types of clouds look like layers

Cirrus

Cumulus

Cumulonimbus

Stratus

29 the coriolis effect says that moving objects in the northern hemisphere are deflect to the
29. The Coriolis Effect says that moving objects in the Northern Hemisphere are deflect to the

Left

Right

Bottom

Top

29 the coriolis effect says that moving objects in the northern hemisphere are deflect to the1
29. The Coriolis Effect says that moving objects in the Northern Hemisphere are deflect to the

Left

Right

Bottom

Top

30 what has to happen for condensation to occur
30. What has to happen for condensation to occur?

Air has to have a dry adiabatic rate

Air must be sinking

Air must be getting warmer

Must be saturated

30 what has to happen for condensation to occur1
30. What has to happen for condensation to occur?

Air has to have a dry adiabatic rate

Air must be sinking

Air must be getting warmer

Must be saturated

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