Getting Prepared:Chapter 7 Test
To Prepare for the Chapter 7 Test           Do the Following:•   Click on the picture to the right    and complete the fo...
With respect to incoming solar radiation, radiation      emitted back into the atmosphere has:The Answer Is:• a longer wav...
The percentage of solar radiation absorbed by the   Earths oceans and land masses is about:The Answer Is:• 50%
With respect to the amount of energy absorbed by theatmosphere, the amount of energy radiated back into      space between...
The percentage of solar radiation directed to Earthabsorbed by the clouds and the atmosphere is about: The Answer Is: • 25%
The Tropic of Capricorn is located at:The Answer Is:• 23.5oS latitude.
As a result of the Coriolis effect in the northern        hemisphere, winds are deflected:The Answer Is:• to the right of ...
The deflection of air masses to the right or left (depending on latitude) as they move from one        latitude to another...
A maritime tropical air mass is likely to be:The Answer is:• wet and warm.
A cold air mass moving into an area occupied by        relatively warm air is called a(n):The Answer is:• cold front.
Air always moves away from ____ and toward _____. The Answer is: • high pressure; low pressure
Idealized pressure belts and wind systems aresignificantly modified by Earths tilted axis of rotation                     ...
Winds blowing from the north in the southern          hemisphere will appear to:The Answer is:• be deflected toward the ea...
The wind belt between the equator and 30 o N                latitude is called:The Answer is:• northeast trade winds.
The wind belts between 30o and 60o latitude are the:The Answer is:• westerlies.
The doldrums refer to the same region as the:The Answer is:• intertropical convergence zone.
The temperate regions are characterized by:The Answer is:• westerly winds.
The strongest winds on Earth are the:The Answer is:• trade winds.
Low pressure systems in the northern hemisphere                   rotate:The Answer is:• counterclockwise.
The strength of a hurricane is ranked from 1 to 5                     on the:The Answer is:• Saffir-Simpson Scale.
Hurricanes are an efficient way to:The Answer is:• redistribute heat from one area to another.
Colder air moving over significantly warmer ocean           surface water may produce:The Answer is:• sea smoke.
The most probable sequence of ice formation from                early to late is:The Answer is:• pancake ice, ice floe, pa...
When ice forms from seawater, the remaining              seawater will have a:The Answer is:• higher salinity.
An ice floe is:The Answer is:• a slab of ice formed by coalescing  pancake ice.
Which form of sea ice never totally disappears?The Answer is:• Polar Ice
The ocean zone where sound can travel extremely          long distances is called the:The Answer is:• SOFAR channel.
Worldwide, the SOFAR channel is located at an         approximate ocean depth of:The Answer is:• 1000 meters.
The atmospheric component that contributes to the   majority of greenhouse warming on Earth is:The Answer is:• water vapor.
What are some consequences of global warming?The Answer is:• droughts in prime agricultural areas,  increasing hurricane f...
An agreement amongst 60 nations to voluntarily  limit greenhouse gas emissions is called the:The Answer is:• Kyoto Protocol.
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Chapter 7 Review

  1. 1. Getting Prepared:Chapter 7 Test
  2. 2. To Prepare for the Chapter 7 Test Do the Following:• Click on the picture to the right and complete the following task: 1. Visualizing Oceanography• The more familiar you are with these items the better you will do on your test.• Also, study your notes you took in class.
  3. 3. With respect to incoming solar radiation, radiation emitted back into the atmosphere has:The Answer Is:• a longer wavelength.
  4. 4. The percentage of solar radiation absorbed by the Earths oceans and land masses is about:The Answer Is:• 50%
  5. 5. With respect to the amount of energy absorbed by theatmosphere, the amount of energy radiated back into space between 35oN and 40oS latitude is: The Answer Is: • greater than the amount of energy absorbed by the atmosphere.
  6. 6. The percentage of solar radiation directed to Earthabsorbed by the clouds and the atmosphere is about: The Answer Is: • 25%
  7. 7. The Tropic of Capricorn is located at:The Answer Is:• 23.5oS latitude.
  8. 8. As a result of the Coriolis effect in the northern hemisphere, winds are deflected:The Answer Is:• to the right of the original direction.
  9. 9. The deflection of air masses to the right or left (depending on latitude) as they move from one latitude to another is called the:The Answer is:• Coriolis effect.
  10. 10. A maritime tropical air mass is likely to be:The Answer is:• wet and warm.
  11. 11. A cold air mass moving into an area occupied by relatively warm air is called a(n):The Answer is:• cold front.
  12. 12. Air always moves away from ____ and toward _____. The Answer is: • high pressure; low pressure
  13. 13. Idealized pressure belts and wind systems aresignificantly modified by Earths tilted axis of rotation and:The Answer is:• variations in the Coriolis effect.
  14. 14. Winds blowing from the north in the southern hemisphere will appear to:The Answer is:• be deflected toward the east.
  15. 15. The wind belt between the equator and 30 o N latitude is called:The Answer is:• northeast trade winds.
  16. 16. The wind belts between 30o and 60o latitude are the:The Answer is:• westerlies.
  17. 17. The doldrums refer to the same region as the:The Answer is:• intertropical convergence zone.
  18. 18. The temperate regions are characterized by:The Answer is:• westerly winds.
  19. 19. The strongest winds on Earth are the:The Answer is:• trade winds.
  20. 20. Low pressure systems in the northern hemisphere rotate:The Answer is:• counterclockwise.
  21. 21. The strength of a hurricane is ranked from 1 to 5 on the:The Answer is:• Saffir-Simpson Scale.
  22. 22. Hurricanes are an efficient way to:The Answer is:• redistribute heat from one area to another.
  23. 23. Colder air moving over significantly warmer ocean surface water may produce:The Answer is:• sea smoke.
  24. 24. The most probable sequence of ice formation from early to late is:The Answer is:• pancake ice, ice floe, pack ice
  25. 25. When ice forms from seawater, the remaining seawater will have a:The Answer is:• higher salinity.
  26. 26. An ice floe is:The Answer is:• a slab of ice formed by coalescing pancake ice.
  27. 27. Which form of sea ice never totally disappears?The Answer is:• Polar Ice
  28. 28. The ocean zone where sound can travel extremely long distances is called the:The Answer is:• SOFAR channel.
  29. 29. Worldwide, the SOFAR channel is located at an approximate ocean depth of:The Answer is:• 1000 meters.
  30. 30. The atmospheric component that contributes to the majority of greenhouse warming on Earth is:The Answer is:• water vapor.
  31. 31. What are some consequences of global warming?The Answer is:• droughts in prime agricultural areas, increasing hurricane frequency, melting of glacial ice, and sea level rise
  32. 32. An agreement amongst 60 nations to voluntarily limit greenhouse gas emissions is called the:The Answer is:• Kyoto Protocol.

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