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Energy in the Atmosphere

Quiz by Robert Saldino

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20 questions
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  • Q1
    This is the type of heat that can give you sunburn
    Ultraviolet Radiation
    Conduction
    Infrared Radiation
    Convection
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  • Q2
    This type of heat can travel through a vacuum
    convection
    conduction
    radiation
    contraction
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  • Q3
    Land and sea breezes happen due to this type of heat transfer
    contraction
    conduction
    radiation
    convection
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  • Q4
    This type of heat transfer is most common in our atmosphere
    radiation
    convection
    contraction
    conduction
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  • Q5
    Your feet burning on the hot sand is due to
    conduction
    contraction
    convection
    radiation
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  • Q6
    The type of heat transfer between two objects that are touching
    conduction
    convection
    contraction
    radiation
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  • Q7
    When liquid water gains energy it is able to
    condense
    collect
    runoff
    evaporate
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  • Q8
    This is the part of the water cycle consisting of rain, sleet, snow or hail
    precipitation
    evaporation
    runoff
    condensation
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  • Q9
    This happens when water does not absorb, it moves across the surface
    precipitation
    condensation
    runoff
    collection
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  • Q10
    Clouds form during this water cycle step
    evaporation
    precipitation
    collection
    condensation
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  • Q11
    The Coriolis Effect is curving of wind due to
    revolution of the Earth
    Tilt of the Earth
    rotation of the Earth
    all of the above
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  • Q12
    The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
    humidity
    air traffic
    wind
    temperature
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  • Q13
    The measure of water vapor in the air is called
    wind speed
    humidity
    dew point
    temperature
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  • Q14
    The temperature when water vapor is able to form water droplets
    temperature
    wind speed
    dew point
    humidity
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  • Q15
    At the beach the cool, high pressure air blows from the sea over to the land as the land warms causing a
    easy breezy
    land breeze
    sea breeze
    tsunami
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  • Q16
    When drops of ice move back and forth from freezing and above freezing temps.
    sleet
    snow
    hail
    rain
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  • Q17
    When the upper atmosphere and lower atmosphere temperatures are both ABOVE freezing you would get
    hail
    rain
    sleet
    snow
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  • Q18
    When a frozen droplet passes through a warm layer it turns to
    snow
    hail
    sleet
    rain
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  • Q19
    True or False: A land breeze comes from the land
    False
    True
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  • Q20
    True or False: Without particle such as dust, clouds would not form.
    False
    True
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