Evaporation Transpiration And Cloud Formation Question Preview (ID: 56758)


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When would the water in a Georgia pond evaporate fastest?
a) in January, when the pond is frozen
b) in March, when the pond ice is melting
c) in May on a calm, sunny day
d) in July on a hot, windy day

Which arrow represents the process of transpiration?


a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D

Which two processes lead to cloud formation in rising air?
a) compressing and cooling
b) compressing and warming
c) expanding and cooling
d) expanding and warming

By which process are clouds, dew, and fog formed?
a) condensation
b) evaporation
c) precipitation
d) melting

Which process should be shown in place of the question marks to best complete the flowchart?


a) condensation
b) deposition
c) evaporation
d) infiltration

A strong west wind steadily blew over Lake Ontario picking up moisture. As this moist air flowed over the Tug Hill Plateau, the plateau received a 36-inch snowfall. This snow fell from clouds that formed when rising air was
a) cooled by expansion, causing water vapor to condense
b) cooled by compression, causing water vapor to condense
c) warmed by expansion, causing water vapor to evaporate
d) warmed by compression, causing water vapor to evaporate

If the front at ground level is moving toward city B. which type of weather front is shown?


a) cold front
b) warm front
c) occluded front
d) stationary front

Why do clouds and precipitation usually occur along the frontal surface?


a) The warm air rises, expands, and cools.
b) The warm air sinks, expands, and warms.
c) The cool air rises, compresses, and cools.
d) The cool air sinks, compresses, and warms.

Which sequence of events forms the clouds associated with this weather system?
a) Moist air rises and becomes saturated in clean air.
b) Moist air rises, becomes saturated, and condenses on microscopic particles.
c) Moist air falls and reaches the dewpoint in clean air.
d) Moist air falls, reaches the dewpoint, and condenses on microscopic particles.

The last step of this process is known as


a) condensation
b) convection
c) radiation
d) transpiration

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