Meteorology 2

  1.  It is a beautiful summer day, with a light breeze from the west. The temperature is 23°, the dew point 11°. There are scattered cumulus clouds. How high are the bases of the cloud?
      1. 2400 feet
      2. 3000 feet
      3. 4000 feet
      4. 1200 feet
  2.  Same situation as above, except the temperature is 30 and the dew point is 24. You would expect the cloud bases to be __________ and the cloud tops to be ___________ .
      1. The same, higher
      2. Lower, lower
      3. Higher, higher
      4. The same, lower
  1.  Again, the same situation as above, except the temperature is 32, and the dew point is 30. The west wind has increased to 25 knots. Over and to the east of Mt. Ste. Hilaire (elevation 1335 feet) you would expect:
      1. Cloud
      2. Rain
      3. Low visibility
      4. All of the above
  1.   Greenhouse gasses are:
      1. Carbon dioxide
      2. Methane
      3. Water vapour
      4. All of the above
  1.  A low pressure area which forms on the boundary between continental-scale air masses is called a :
      1. Weather Front
      2. Cold front
      3. Cyclone
      4. Storm
  1.  In the Northern Hemisphere, the area in question 5 rotates __________ because of ________ or __________ .
      1. Upwards, convection, rarefaction
      2. Clockwise, Coriolis Force, gravitation
      3. Clockwise, Coriolis Force, rotation of the Earth
      4. Counter-clockwise, Coriolis Force, rotation of the Earth
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