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Ryan Faller
PSI 123 674 Meteorology **Spring 2015**
Chapter 3 Quiz
2/11/15 10:08 AM
2/11/15 10:19 AM
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100 out of 100 points
10 minutes
Multiple Choice Questions

Question 1
5 out of 5 points

The law that states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed is
called
Selected Answer:

law of energy conservation


Answers:

inverse square law


Stefan-Boltzman law
law of energy conservation
Wien-Displacement law

Question 2
5 out of 5 points

The process whereby electromagnetic radiation is converted to heat is


known as
Selected Answer:

absorption
Answers:

absorption
scattering
reflection
transmission

Question 3
5 out of 5 points

The average albedo of fresh fallen snow is


Selected Answer:

75%-95%
16%-20%

Answers:

14%-18%
60%-70%
75%-95%

Question 4
5 out of 5 points

Of the following which is the principal greenhouse gas


Selected Answer:

water vapor
Answers:

water vapor
carbon dioxide
ozone
methane

Question 5
5 out of 5 points

______ takes place at the interface between two different media (such
as air and cloud), when some of the radiation striking that interface is
thrown back.
Selected Answer:

reflection
Answers:

reflection
scattering
absorption
albedo

Question 6
5 out of 5 points

_______is the distance between successive wave crests.

Selected Answer:

Wavelength
Answers:

Wave frequency
Microwave
Wavelength
X-ray

Question 7
5 out of 5 points

A gas that acts as a catalyst in chemical reactions that converts ozone


to oxygen is
Selected Answer:

chlorine
Answers:

methane
carbon dioxide
water vapor
chlorine

Question 8
5 out of 5 points

Clouds are relatively_______reflectors of solar radiation


Selected Answer:

good
Answers:

good
poor

Question 9
5 out of 5 points

______is the dispersal of radiation in all directions-up,down,and


sideways.
Selected Answer:

scattering
Answers:

refraction
reflection

scattering
absorption

Question 10
5 out of 5 points

Which of the following surface types has the greatest reflectivity


(albedo) for solar radiation?
Selected Answer:

fresh snow
grassland

Answers:

ice
forest
fresh snow

Question 11
5 out of 5 points

In the Northern Hemisphere, earth is closest to the sun


Selected Answer:

during the Northern Hemisphere winter


Answers:

at aphelion
during the Northern Hemisphere summer
about july 4
during the Northern Hemisphere winter

Question 12
5 out of 5 points

The following is a greenhous gas:


Selected Answer:

all of the above are correct


Answers:

carbon dioxide
water vapor
methane

all of the above are correct

Question 13
5 out of 5 points

Stratospheric ozone protects living organism from exposure to


potentially lethal intensities of
Selected Answer:

ultraviolet radiation
Answers:

x-rays
ultraviolet radiation
infrared radiation
visible light

Question 14
5 out of 5 points

The Antarctic ozone hole develops during


Selected Answer:

spring
Answers:

summer
winter
November
spring

Question 15
5 out of 5 points

The blackbody radiation law that predicts the wavelength of the most
intense radiation is known as the...
Selected Answer:

Wien's displacement law


Answers:

Stefan-Boltzmann law
Wien's displacement law
law of energy conservation
first law of thermodynamics

Question 16

5 out of 5 points

The planetary albedo of the Earth is


Selected Answer:

31%
Answers:

31%
23%
46%
50%

Question 17
5 out of 5 points

The longest day of the year occurs in the Northern Hemisphere on


Selected Answer:

summer solstice
Answers:

winter solstice
autumnal equinox
summer solstice
vernel equinox

Question 18
5 out of 5 points

Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration has been rising since the


Industrial Revolution primarily because of
Selected Answer:

burning of fossil fuels


Answers:

clearing of tropical forests


global warming
burning of fossil fuels
depletion of ozone in the stratosphere

Question 19
5 out of 5 points

Based on measured differences in IR emission, sensors can distinguish


between low and high clouds. Low clouds appear ________ and high
clouds appear ________.
Selected Answer:

dark gray............bright white


Answers:

bright white..........dark gray


dark gray............bright white

Question 20
5 out of 5 points

A satellite image that is available both day and night:


Selected Answer:

infrared satellite image


Answers:

visible satellite image


infrared satellite image