When water condenses, it —–heat energy and ——– the surrounding air. a. absorbs; heats b. releases;cools c. absorbs cools d. releases; heats

When water condenses, it —–heat energy and ——– the surrounding air.
a. absorbs; heats
b. releases;cools
c. absorbs cools
d. releases; heats

Condensation nuclei over the ocean consist primarily of——– a. salt particles b. minute fragment of sea shells c. pieces of coral d. clay particles

Condensation nuclei over the ocean consist primarily of——–
a. salt particles
b. minute fragment of sea shells
c. pieces of coral
d. clay particles

Water vapor in the atmosphere is called——– a. humidity b. deposition c. water d. sublimation

Water vapor in the atmosphere is called——–
a. humidity
b. deposition
c. water
d. sublimation

Most of the precipitation and evaporation on earth takes place over the——- a. ice caps and glaciers b. poles of the planet c. land masses d. oceans

Most of the precipitation and evaporation on earth takes place over the——-
a. ice caps and glaciers
b. poles of the planet
c. land masses
d. oceans

Relative humidity is—— a. the amount of moisture in the air relative to your own sensible feelings b. a basically unused concept when it comes to weather topic c. the amount of water vapor in the air relative to the water vapor capacity of the air d. the amount of water vapor in the air compared to the normal amount

Relative humidity is——
a. the amount of moisture in the air relative to your own sensible feelings
b. a basically unused concept when it comes to weather topic
c. the amount of water vapor in the air relative to the water vapor capacity of the air
d. the amount of water vapor in the air compared to the normal amount

In winter freezing water can break pipes and even crack engine blocks. Why does this happen? a. Ice is denser than water b. water expands in volume as it freezes c. It occurs because of the latent heat of fusion d. Water contracts as it cools and freezes

In winter freezing water can break pipes and even crack engine blocks. Why does this happen?
a. Ice is denser than water
b. water expands in volume as it freezes
c. It occurs because of the latent heat of fusion
d. Water contracts as it cools and freezes

Which of the following would cause the evaporation rate to decrease? a. increased temperature b. increased wind speed c. increased relative humidity d. increased water availability

Which of the following would cause the evaporation rate to decrease?
a. increased temperature
b. increased wind speed
c. increased relative humidity
d. increased water availability

Clouds that have vertical development and produce thunderstorms are called—. a. cumulus b. stratocumulus c. nimbostratus d. cumulonimbus

Clouds that have vertical development and produce thunderstorms are called—.
a. cumulus
b. stratocumulus
c. nimbostratus
d. cumulonimbus

When the environment lapse rate is between the dry and moist adiabatic lapse rates conditions are described as——– a. adiabatic b. conditionally unstable c. unstable d. stability

When the environment lapse rate is between the dry and moist adiabatic lapse rates conditions are described as——–
a. adiabatic
b. conditionally unstable
c. unstable
d. stability

Assuming the amount of water vapor remains constant, a temperature increase will—the specific heat humidity. a. decrease b. have no effect on c. increase d. increase until the dew point is met, then decrease

Assuming the amount of water vapor remains constant, a temperature increase will—the specific heat humidity.
a. decrease
b. have no effect on
c. increase
d. increase until the dew point is met, then decrease