EASC 121 TEST 4 REVIEW SHEET
TEST REVIEW SHEET IS NOT ALL INCLUSIVE. THIS IS JUST A GUIDELINE TO
HELP YOU STUDY FOR THE EXAM. WHEN I SAY TO KNOW SOMETHING THAT DOES
NOT SIMPLY MEAN TO KNOW A DEFINITION OF IT BUT TO KNOW ALL THE
APPLICATIONS OF THAT CONCEPT.
THE TEST REVIEW SHEET IS NOT ALL INCLUSIVE. THIS IS JUST A GUIDELINE TO HELP YOU STUDY FOR THE EXAM. WHEN I SAY TO KNOW SOMETHING THAT DOES NOT SIMPLY MEAN TO KNOW A DEFINITION OF IT BUT TO KNOW ALL THE APPLICATIONS OF THAT CONCEPT.
Know the variables of weather and climate
Why is the atmosphere important to life on earth?
Know the most important gases in our atmosphere and
why they are important
Know the temperature spheres of our atmosphere
Know how pollution effects our atmosphere
Know how to calculate the environmental lapse rate
and convert Fahrenheit to Celsius, Celsius to Fahrenheit, heating degree
days and cooling degree days, and types of thermometers
Know specific heat and how it relates to climate
Know the mechanisms of heat transfer
What is the heat index?
Know how to describe clouds in terms of their
appearance, height, and ability to produce rain
Know how fogs form
Know the weather modification types
Know how water moves from the atmosphere to the
earth, and from the earth back to the atmosphere
Know relative humidity and dew point
Know the adiabatic processes and how to calculate temperatures
What normally happens to air temperature as it rises or sinks in the atmosphere?
SAMPLE TEST QUESTIONS
1. Which of these statements is correct concerning ozone?
a. it is a trace element in our atmosphere
b. it is concentrated in the mesosphere
c. it is easy for us to breathe pure ozone
d. it is more than 100 feet thick in our atmosphere
2. Which of these statements is false concerning middle clouds?
a. they have alto as a prefix
b. their cloud base is between 6,500 - 20,000 feet
c. they are composed of water vapor droplets
d. they have sharper features than do high clouds
3. Which of these clouds has the lowest cloud base?
d. they are all at the same level
4. What is the adiabatic rate for air parcels with less than 100% relative humidity?
a. 5 degree Celsius decrease for every 1000 meter increase in height
b. 10 degree Celsius decrease for every 1000 meter increase in height
c. 5 degree Celsius increase for every 1000 meter increase in height
d. none of these
5. How many Heating Degree Days are there when the high temperature is 40 degrees and the low is 20 degrees?