Sample Test #1 Questions
Instructor – Matt Ebiner
Answers are at the bottom of this page, but try to do these questions without looking at your notes or at the answers.
Which of the following latitudes refers to the Arctic Circle?
none of the above
Imagine you start a journey from the Equator at 15W.
If you go northward 45 degrees
30 degrees in an eastward direction, what would be your new position?
If it was 6 pm at the starting location of question #2 (equator, 15W)
what time would it be at the other
On what day does the Equator have the sun shining from directly overhead?
Which of the following statements are true for October 20? (select two
Equator has 12 hours of daylight
Southern Hemisphere is in its Spring season
California has more than 12 hours of daylight
North Pole is receiving more sunlight than the South Pole
If the temperature is 63F at 6000’ elevation, what would the
temperature be at 10,000’?
lapse rate to determine your answer.
Three and a half miles above the earth (18,000’ high):
pressure is half that of sea level
the boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere
of the atmosphere’s air molecules are below that point
the midpoint between the earth and the outer edge of
Which of the following would have the highest albedo?
snow-covered field in winter
ocean at 12 noon
Which of the following does NOT absorb much infrared energy from the