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FA03 – UNIFIED SCIENCE (S2) MS. PHILLIPS. THE UPPER LAYER OF THE ATMOSPHERE IS THE ______.  troposphere.  mesosphere.  stratosphere.  thermosphere.

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1 FA03 – UNIFIED SCIENCE (S2) MS. PHILLIPS

2 THE UPPER LAYER OF THE ATMOSPHERE IS THE ______.  troposphere.  mesosphere.  stratosphere.  thermosphere.  none of the above FA03/S2/05-11 Answer: thermosphere.

3 WHERE ARE THE DAYS AND NIGHTS OF EQUAL LENGTH ALL YEAR LONG?  at the equator  at 66.5º  at 23.5º  nowhere  all of the above FA03/S2/05-02 Answer: At the equator

4 TREATMENT FOR SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER GENERALLY INVOLVES INCREASED EXPOSURE TO __________.  carbon dioxide  dihydrogen monoxide  sunlight  water vapor  gluten FA03/S2/05-03 Answer: Sunlight

5 FOR MAXIMUM WINTER WARMTH, IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE, LARGE WINDOWS IN A HOUSE SHOULD FACE __________.  north  east  west  northeast  south FA03/S2/05-04 Answer: South

6 OUR SEASONS ARE CAUSED BY __________.  the changing distance between the Earth and the Sun  the length of the daylight hours  the angle at which sunlight reaches the Earth  all of the above  The length of the daylight hours and the angle at which sunlight reaches the Earth FA03/S2/05-05 Answer: The length of the daylight hours and the angle at which sunlight reaches the Earth.

7 THE STATE OF THE ATMOSPHERE AT A GIVEN TIME AND PLACE IS KNOWN AS:  climate  weather  meteorology  climatology  none of the above FA03/S2/05-06 Answer: Weather

8 HOW DOES TEMPERATURE CHANGE IN THE MESOSPHERE?  It increases with increasing altitude.  It decreases with increasing altitude.  It remains constant to about 20 km, then decreases.  It remains constant throughout the layer.  none of the above FA03/S2/05-07 Answer: It decreases with increasing altitude.

9 WHICH PRIMARY POLLUTANT HAS THE HIGHEST CONCENTRATION BY WEIGHT IN THE ATMOSPHERE?  nitrogen oxides.  volatile organic compounds.  carbon monoxide.  sulfur dioxides.  none of the above FA03/S2/05-08 Answer: carbon monoxide.

10 THE GULF COAST STATES ARE MORE HUMID IN SUMMER THAN THE COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAINLY BECAUSE OF THE:  low relative humidity of the air over the Pacific Ocean  higher air temperature in the Gulf States  lower air temperature in Southern California  higher water temperature in the Gulf of Mexico  air pollution in Southern California FA03/S2/06-04 Answer: Higher water temperature in the Gulf of Mexico

11 AT WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS WOULD A CITY GENERALLY HAVE A HIGHER AVERAGE TEMPERATURE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR?  low latitude and low altitude.  low latitude and high altitude.  high latitude and low altitude.  high latitude and high altitude.  all of the above FA03/S2/05-10 Answer: low latitude and low altitude.

12 IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE, THIS DAY HAS THE FEWEST HOURS OF DAYLIGHT __________.  summer solstice  vernal equinox  autumnal equinox  winter solstice  none of the above FA03/S2/05-01 Answer: Winter Solstice

13 IF CLOUDS COVERED MOST OF THE SKY DURING BOTH THE DAY AND NIGHT HOURS, WHAT WOULD BE THE MOST LIKELY RESULT COMPARED TO A CLEAR DAY AND NIGHT?  The daytime maximum temperature would be higher on the cloudy day.  The daytime maximum temperature would be lower on the cloudy day.  The nighttime minimum temperature would be lower on the cloudy night.  The daily temperature range would be greater on the cloudy day and night.  none of the above FA03/S2/05-12 Answer: The daytime maximum temperature would be lower on the cloudy day.

14 WHAT IS THE FRACTION OF TOTAL RADIATION THAT IS REFLECTED BY ANY SURFACE CALLED?  the greenhouse effect.  scattering  albedo  conduction  none of the above FA03/S2/05-13 Answer: albedo

15 THE TRANSFER OF HEAT BY CIRCULATION WITHIN A FLUID OR GAS IS KNOWN AS __________.  convection  radiation  temperature  conduction  all of the above FA03/S2/05-14 Answer: convection

16 WHAT PREFIX IS USED TO IDENTIFY CLOUDS THAT APPEAR FROM 2000 TO 6000 METERS ABOVE THE SURFACE?  cirro-  nimbo-  strato-  alto-  hetero- FA03/S2/06-10 Answer: alto-

17 THE ENERGY TRANSFERRED FROM A HOTTER OBJECT TO A COOLER OBJECT IS __________.  temperature  heat  convection  scattering  none of the above FA03/S2/05-15 Answer: heat

18 STABLE AIR WILL:  be warmer and less dense than the surrounding air.  rise easily.  resist horizontal movement.  resist vertical movement.  none of the above FA03/S2/06-09 Answer: Resist vertical movement

19 WHAT INSTRUMENT IS USED TO MEASURE RELATIVE HUMIDITY?  barometer  thermometer  rain gauge  sling psychrometer  none of the above FA03/S2/06-15 Answer: sling psychrometer

20 WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CAN BE USED AS A METHOD OF PROTECTING AN ORCHARD FROM DAMAGING LOW TEMPERATURES DURING A RADIATION INVERSION?  orchard heaters  irrigation (cover the area with water)  wind machines  all of the above  none of the above FA03/S2/06-01 Answer: All of the above

21 AS THE AIR TEMPERATURE INCREASES, THE AIR’S CAPACITY FOR WATER VAPOR:  increases  decreases  remains constant  is unrelated to air temperature and can either increase or decrease.  All of the above FA03/S2/06-02 Answer: Increases

22 IF ALL THE WATER VAPOR IN THE ATMOSPHERE WERE TO CONDENSE AND FALL TO THE GROUND, THE GLOBE WOULD BE COVERED WITH ABOUT __________ OF WATER.  1 millimeter  1 inch  1 foot  1 meter  1 mile FA03/S2/06-03 Answer: 1 inch

23 THE DATE OF SEPTEMBER 22 OR 23 IS THE _________.  summer equinox.  winter solstice.  autumnal equinox.  autumnal solstice.  all of the above FA03/S2/05-09 Answer: autumnal equinox.

24 DEW IS MOST LIKELY TO FORM ON:  clear, calm nights  cloudy, calm nights  clear, windy nights  cloudy, windy nights  rainy nights FA03/S2/06-05 Answer: Clear, calm nights

25 WHICH CLOUD IS LEAST LIKELY TO PRODUCE PRECIPITATION THAT REACHES THE GROUND?  stratus  nimbostratus  cumulonimbus  cirrocumulus  all of the above FA03/S2/06-06 Answer: Cirrocumulous

26 LIGHT OR MODERATE-BUT-STEADY PRECIPITATION IS MOST OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH _____________ CLOUDS.  nimbostratus  cirrostratus  cirrocumulus  cumulonimbus  none of the above FA03/S2/06-07 Answer: Nimbostratus

27 THE PROCESS OF CHANGING A LIQUID TO A GAS IS CALLED _____________.  condensation  evaporation  precipitation  sublimation  none of the above FA03/S2/06-08 Answer: evaporation

28 VIOLENT THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY TO FORM FROM WHAT TYPE OF CLOUDS?  cirrus clouds  cumulonimbus clouds  cumulus clouds  altostratus clouds  none of the above FA03/S2/06-11 Answer: cumulonimbus clouds

29 WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A PROCESS THAT LIFTS AIR?  divergence  convergence  orographic lifting  frontal wedging  all of the above FA03/S2/06-12 Answer: divergence

30 WHAT PROCESS IS PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FORMATION OF PRECIPITATION IN WARM CLOUDS?  collision-coalescence process  Bergeron process  sublimation process  wet adiabatic process  all of the above FA03/S2/06-13 Answer: collision-coalescence process

31 AT WHICH TEMPERATURE WOULD AN AIR MASS AT SATURATION BE CAPABLE OF HOLDING THE MOST WATER VAPOR?  15°C  10°C  –10°C  25°C  all of the above FA03/S2/06-14 Answer: 25 ⁰ C


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