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Question 1 0 out of 1 points

On the skew-T-log-P diagram, air pressure is shown ___.




Selected Answer:
Is shown by horizontal lines, which increase in spacing vertically.


Question 2 1 out of 1 points

On the skew-T-log-P diagram, which is true about CAPE?


Selected
Answer:

CAPE is equal to the area between the adiabat and the temperature when
the temperature is to the left of the adiabat


Question 3 1 out of 1 points

On the skew-T-log-P diagram, temperature is shown ___.


Selected Answer:
as a linear scale on the X axis, with lines skewed to the upper right side


Question 4 1 out of 1 points

The pan adjustment coefficient for a Class A evaporation pan represents ____.


Selected Answer:
the ratio of PE to the evaporation from the pan


Question 5 0 out of 1 points

The dewpoint temperature tells you ___.


Selected Answer:
The temperature at which saturation occurs at a given place and time


Question 6 1 out of 1 points

The National Weather Service uses a Class A evaporation Pan to estimate ___.


Selected Answer:
potential evapotranspiration


Question 7 0 out of 1 points

On the skew-T-log-P diagram, dry adiabats and wet adiabats are very different at the bottom
of the diagram, but approach each other near the top of the diagram. Which of the following is
NOT part of the explanation for this?


Selected
Answer:

at lower temperatures, air tends to be dryer so that the unsaturated adiabatic
lapse rate, and the saturated adiabatic lapse rate, are similar.


Question 8 1 out of 1 points

The parcel theory of convection is an approximation to the actual processes associated with
convection. Which of the following is a process that is NOT accounted for by the parcel
theory?


Selected Answer:
mixing of the air parcel with air from the environment


Question 9 1 out of 1 points

The dewpoint temperature of an air parcel ___.


Selected Answer:
is the air temperature to which a parcel must be cooled to be saturated


Question 10 1 out of 1 points

Of all the water on earth, approximate what percent is found in freshwater lakes, rivers, and
streams?

Selected Answer:
0.03%


Question 11 1 out of 1 points

Which of the following features of the water balance are likely to be true in climates such as
over most of the northeastern United States (such as our region)?

Selected Answer:
ET peaks in summer


Question 12 1 out of 1 points

Which location would most likely have the highest PE value?


Selected Answer:
Tucson, Arizona


Question 13 1 out of 1 points

Of all the water on earth, approximately what percent is found in the oceans?


Selected Answer:
97%


Question 14 0 out of 1 points

Which statement is always true with regards to the water balance at a particular site?


Selected Answer: P = ET + S + ST


Question 15 0 out of 1 points

Which of the following is NOT related to systematic, instrumental "undercatch" (i.e.
underestimation of precipitation) in precipitation gauges?

Selected
Answer:

water sticks to the side of the gauge, causing "wetted perimeter" which
does not flow through the gauge


Question 1 1 out of 1 points

Of all the water on earth, approximately what percent is found in the oceans?


Selected Answer:
97%


Question 2 1 out of 1 points

Which of the following features of the water balance are likely to be true in climates such as over
most of the northeastern United States (such as our region)?

Selected Answer:
ET peaks in summer


Question 3 1 out of 1 points

Of all the water on earth, approximately what percent is found in ice caps and glaciers?


Selected Answer:
2%


Question 4 1 out of 1 points

Which of the following is NOT a method for estimating the area-average precipitation based on
observations at individual points?

Selected Answer:
the Bernoulli method


Question 5 1 out of 1 points

Which location would most likely have the highest PE value?


Selected Answer:
Tucson, Arizona


Question 6 1 out of 1 points

Which of the following are UNLIKELY TO BE TRUE in climates such as over the northeastern
United States (such as in our region)?

Selected Answer:
PE peaks in winter


Question 7 0 out of 1 points

Skew-T-log-P diagrams can NOT be used to ___.


Selected Answer:
forecast the likelihood of severe thunderstorms


Question 8 1 out of 1 points

The dewpoint temperature of an air parcel ___.


Selected Answer:
is the air temperature to which a parcel must be cooled to be saturated


Question 9 1 out of 1 points

On the skew-T-log-P diagram, temperature is shown ___.


Selected Answer:
as a linear scale on the X axis, with lines skewed to the upper right side


Question 10 1 out of 1 points

The pan adjustment coefficient for a Class A evaporation pan represents ____.


Selected Answer:
the ratio of PE to the evaporation from the pan


Question 11 1 out of 1 points

Evapotranspiration is defined as _____.


Selected Answer:
the sum of evaporation and transpiration


Question 12 1 out of 1 points

On the skew-T-log-P diagram, which is true about CAPE?


Selected
Answer:

CAPE is equal to the area between the adiabat and the temperature when
the temperature is to the left of the adiabat


Question 13 1 out of 1 points

The National Weather Service uses a Class A evaporation Pan to estimate ___.


Selected Answer:
potential evapotranspiration


Question 14 0 out of 1 points

The dewpoint temperature tells you ___.


Selected Answer:
the surface temperature


Question 15 1 out of 1 points

The total amount of liquid water from a vegetated region that changes to the vapor state and enters
the atmosphere is referred to as___.

Selected Answer:
ET