Chapter 18 – Water in the Atmosphere

# Chapter 18 – Water in the Atmosphere

## Chapter 18 – Water in the Atmosphere

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1. Chapter 18 – Water in the Atmosphere Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 4 Topic 5 \$100 \$100 \$100 \$100 \$100 \$200 \$200 \$200 \$200 \$200 \$300 \$300 \$300 \$300 \$300 \$400 \$400 \$400 \$400 \$400 \$500 \$500 \$500 \$500 \$500 FINAL ROUND

2. Topic 1:\$100 Question If a cumulus cloud does not have a continuous supply of moist, warm air, it may a. darken b. grow c. condense d. evaporate ANSWER BACK TO GAME

3. Topic 1:\$100 Answer If a cumulus cloud does not have a continuous supply of moist, warm air, it may a. darken b. grow c. condense d. evaporate BACK TO GAME

4. Topic 1:\$200 Question As air rises, what is its approximate cooling rate if no water condenses? a. 2°C for every kilometer it rises. b. 10°C for every kilometer it rises. c. 2°C for every kilometer it rises. d. 10°C for every kilometer it rises. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

5. Topic 1:\$200 Answer As air rises, what is its approximate cooling rate if no water condenses? a. 2°C for every kilometer it rises. b. 10°C for every kilometer it rises. c. 2°C for every kilometer it rises. d. 10°C for every kilometer it rises. BACK TO GAME

6. Topic 1:\$300 Question Condensation of water vapor in the air occurs when the temperature drops below the point at which the air’s a. capacity and specific humidity are the same. b. Evaporation stops. c. Capacity and relative humidity are the same. d. Relative humidity and specific humidity are the same. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

7. Topic 1:\$300 Answer Condensation of water vapor in the air occurs when the temperature drops below the point at which the air’s a. capacity and specific humidity are the same. b. Evaporation stops. c. Capacity and relative humidity are the same. d. Relative humidity and specific humidity are the same. BACK TO GAME

8. Topic 1:\$400 Question If both wet-bulb and dry-bulb thermometers read the same, the air is a. dry b. sublimating c. saturated d. evaporating ANSWER BACK TO GAME

9. Topic 1:\$400 Answer If both wet-bulb and dry-bulb thermometers read the same, the air is a. dry b. sublimating c. saturated d. evaporating BACK TO GAME

10. Topic 1:\$500 Question A stratus cloud a. forms in a sinking air. b. forms in stable air. c. may cause hail. d. can grow to be taller than Mount Everest. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

11. Topic 1:\$500 Answer A stratus cloud a. forms in a sinking air. b. forms in stable air. c. may cause hail. d. can grow to be taller than Mount Everest. BACK TO GAME

12. Topic 2:\$100 Question The dark gray layers of cloud that produce a steady rain are a. cirrocumulus clouds b. cumulonimbus clouds c. nimbostratus clouds d. cirrus clouds ANSWER BACK TO GAME

13. Topic 2:\$100 Answer The dark gray layers of cloud that produce a steady rain are a. cirrocumulus clouds b. cumulonimbus clouds c. nimbostratus clouds d. cirrus clouds BACK TO GAME

14. Topic 2:\$200 Question Which of the following is true about water droplets in clouds? a. Larger droplets fall more slowly than smaller droplets. b. Some larger droplets lack condensation. c. Clouds can have both large and small droplets mixed together. d. Droplets that mix with unsaturated air shrink by condensation. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

15. Topic 2:\$200 Answer Which of the following is true about water droplets in clouds? a. Larger droplets fall more slowly than smaller droplets. b. Some larger droplets lack condensation. c. Clouds can have both large and small droplets mixed together. d. Droplets that mix with unsaturated air shrink by condensation. BACK TO GAME

16. Topic 2:\$300 Question Particles that do not usually act as condensation nuclei are a. salt particles. b. smoke particles. c. nitrate particles. d. ozone particles. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

17. Topic 2:\$300 Answer Particles that do not usually act as condensation nuclei are a. salt particles. b. smoke particles. c. nitrate particles. d. ozone particles. BACK TO GAME

18. Topic 2:\$400 Question Which material is used to provide condensation nuclei in artificial rainmaking? a. soot b. sodium chloride c. carbon tetrachloride d. silver iodide ANSWER BACK TO GAME

19. Topic 2:\$400 Answer Which material is used to provide condensation nuclei in artificial rainmaking? a. soot b. sodium chloride c. carbon tetrachloride d. silver iodide BACK TO GAME

20. Topic 2:\$500 Question In a cumulonimbus cloud, what keeps the rising air inside the cloud warmer and less dense than the air around it? a. heat from air motion. b. heat from electrostatic interactions. c. heat from condensation. d. heat from the sun. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

21. Topic 2:\$500 Answer In a cumulonimbus cloud, what keeps the rising air inside the cloud warmer and less dense than the air around it? a. heat from air motion. b. heat from electrostatic interactions. c. heat from condensation. d. heat from the sun. BACK TO GAME

22. Topic 3:\$100 Question Where can clouds form? a. Low altitudes in the troposphere. b. High altitudes in the troposphere. c. Any altitude in the troposphere. d. Any altitude in the ionosphere. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

23. Topic 3:\$100 Answer Where can clouds form? a. Low altitudes in the troposphere. b. High altitudes in the troposphere. c. Any altitude in the troposphere. d. Any altitude in the ionosphere. BACK TO GAME

24. Topic 3:\$200 Question Fog droplets remain suspended in air because a. they are lighter than air b. they contain air bubbles c. they are charged with static electricity. d. they are supported by slight movements of air. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

25. Topic 3:\$200 Answer Fog droplets remain suspended in air because a. they are lighter than air b. they contain air bubbles c. they are charged with static electricity. d. they are supported by slight movements of air. BACK TO GAME

26. Topic 3:\$300 Question The number of grams of water vapor in a kilogram of air is called the a. relative humidity. b. relative vapor content. c. specific humidity. d. specific gravity. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

27. Topic 3:\$300 Answer The number of grams of water vapor in a kilogram of air is called the a. relative humidity. b. relative vapor content. c. specific humidity. d. specific gravity. BACK TO GAME

28. Topic 3:\$400 Question When the temperature of a cloud is below -20°C, the cloud consists almost entirely of a. super-cooled water b. snow crystals and super-cooled water. c. snow and ice crystals. d. ice crystals and super-cooled water. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

29. Topic 3:\$400 Answer When the temperature of a cloud is below -20°C, the cloud consists almost entirely of a. super-cooled water b. snow crystals and super-cooled water. c. snow and ice crystals. d. ice crystals and super-cooled water. BACK TO GAME

30. Topic 3:\$500 Question When warm, moist winds blow over snow-covered ground, which of the following is most likely to result? a. frost b. advection fog c. cumulonimbus clouds d. drizzle ANSWER BACK TO GAME

31. Topic 3:\$500 Answer When warm, moist winds blow over snow-covered ground, which of the following is most likely to result? a. frost b. advection fog c. cumulonimbus clouds d. drizzle BACK TO GAME

32. Topic 4:\$100 Question Which is not a form of precipitation? a. sleet b. hail c. fog d. drizzle ANSWER BACK TO GAME

33. Topic 4:\$100 Answer Which is not a form of precipitation? a. sleet b. hail c. fog d. drizzle BACK TO GAME

34. Topic 4:\$200 Question The temperature at which condensation begins is called the a. dew point. b. melting point. c. maximum capacity. d. relative humidity. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

35. Topic 4:\$200 Answer The temperature at which condensation begins is called the a. dew point. b. melting point. c. maximum capacity. d. relative humidity. BACK TO GAME

36. Topic 4:\$300 Question Meteorologists predict the condensation level and how tall clouds will grow by considering a. the air temperature at different elevations. b. dew point. c. the cooling rate of rising air. d. all of the above. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

37. Topic 4:\$300 Answer Meteorologists predict the condensation level and how tall clouds will grow by considering a. the air temperature at different elevations. b. dew point. c. the cooling rate of rising air. d. all of the above. BACK TO GAME

38. Topic 4:\$400 Question If the specific humidity of air is 10 grams per kilogram, and the capacity of the air is 50 grams per kilogram, the relative humidity is a. 10% b. 20% c. 50% d. 500% ANSWER BACK TO GAME

39. Topic 4:\$400 Answer If the specific humidity of air is 10 grams per kilogram, and the capacity of the air is 50 grams per kilogram, the relative humidity is a. 10% b. 20% c. 50% d. 500% BACK TO GAME

40. Topic 4:\$500 Question How does the moist-adiabatic lapse rate compare with the dry-adiabatic lapse rate? a. The moist rate is greater. b. The moist rate is less. c. They are the same. d. The moist rate may be more or less, depending on the conditions. ANSWER BACK TO GAME

41. Topic 4:\$500 Answer How does the moist-adiabatic lapse rate compare with the dry-adiabatic lapse rate? a. The moist rate is greater. b. The moist rate is less. c. They are the same. d. The moist rate may be more or less, depending on the conditions. BACK TO GAME

42. Topic 5:\$100 Question Question: a. Choice 1 b. Choice 2 c. Choice 3 d. Choice 4 ANSWER BACK TO GAME

43. Air Movement Condensation Level

44. Topic 5:\$100 Answer Question: a. Choice 1 b. Choice 2 c. Choice 3 (correct answer) d. Choice 4 BACK TO GAME

45. Topic 5:\$200 Question Question: a. Choice 1 b. Choice 2 c. Choice 3 d. Choice 4 ANSWER BACK TO GAME

46. Topic 5:\$200 Answer Question: a. Choice 1 b. Choice 2 c. Choice 3 (correct answer) d. Choice 4 BACK TO GAME

47. Topic 5:\$300 Question Question: a. Choice 1 b. Choice 2 c. Choice 3 d. Choice 4 ANSWER BACK TO GAME

48. Artificial rainmakers where invented and used during WWII to created inclement weather so enemy aircraft could not see their targets (In Theory). Silver iodide was used as condensation nuclei in this process.

49. Topic 5:\$300 Answer Question: a. Choice 1 b. Choice 2 c. Choice 3 (correct answer) d. Choice 4 BACK TO GAME