QUIZ 7 Essay

Submitted By dezmo223
Words: 542
Pages: 3

1) What heats the earth’s atmosphere?
a) Carbon Dioxide
b) The Sun
c) Argon
d) Water Vapor
2) Define: the envelope of gas molecules, microscopic parcels of suspended solid and liquids, and falling precipitation that surrounds the Earth.
a) Atmosphere
b) Climate
c) Precipitation
d) Humidity
3) What is the most difficult place to predict snowfall in North Carolina?
a) Charlotte
b) Boone
c) Greensboro
d) Fayetteville
4) What happens during the summer solstice?
a) The days are shorter
b) The days are longer
c) The days are warmer
d) The days are colder
5) What happens during the winter solstice?
a) The nights are shorter
b) The nights are longer
c) The nights are warmer
d) The nights are colder
6) Which of these aren’t apart of making the atmosphere?
a) Water Vapor
b) Oxygen
c) Argon
d) Humidity
7) Why does elevation make things cooler and what happens to the air?
a) The air gets thicker and starts losing heat
b) The air gets thinner and starts losing heat
c) The air gets thinner and it starts to get dry
d) The air gets thicker and the humidity goes up
8) Define the “Dew Point”
a) When the warm air goes over cold water
b) What’s actually there compared to how much it can hold
c) What’s actually in the air
d) The temperature that is has to reach before it rains
9) What happens during a dry adiabatic?
a) Has no condensation when it rises and will get colder faster
b) Has condensation when it rises and will take longer to get colder
c) Makes cold air rise and will create more rainfall
d) Where the air current changes during a season change
10) What happens during a wet adiabatic?
a) Where the air current changes during a season change
b) Has condensation when it rises and will take longer to get colder
c) Makes cold air rise and will create more rainfall
d) Has no condensation when it rises and will get colder faster
11) Define: Cherpungi
a) Makes cold air…