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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 61) What fuel is the source of energy from the Sun? A) oxygen B) helium C) hydrogen D) lithium 62) Examine the words and/or phrases below and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the option that does not.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 41) The most explosive events to occur on the Sun are ________. A) solar flares B) sunspots C) solar winds D) filaments E) umbras 42) The source of the Sun's energy is ________. A) nuclear fission B) nuclear fusion C) heat of contraction D) potential energy E).

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) The ________ explains how our solar system probably formed from a giant cloud of gases and dispersed solid particles. A) nebular hypothesis B) extrastellar solar hypothesis C) planetary compression theory D) protogalactic theory 2) Most of the mass in the.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 81) Sea arches and sea stacks are all features produced by ________. A) erosion of sand B) erosion of rock C) deposition of rock D) deposition of sand 82) ________ are old, uplifted wave-cut platforms. A) Barrier islands B) Tombolos C) Marine terraces D) Sea.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 41) Erosional retreat of a(n) ________ leads to enlargement and extension of a wave-cut platform in the inland direction. A) offshore, wave-cut, breakwater bar B) wave-cut cliff C) wave-cut barrier beach D) wave-cut tombolo 42) Hurricane Sandy produced some of the.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 61) Examine the words and/or phrases below and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the option that does not fit the pattern. A) continental volcanic arc B) continental slope C) continental rise D) continental shelf 62) Examine the.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 81) Earth's middle-latitude deserts exist principally ________. A) because of cold currents B) because of high pressure systems C) because of the rainshadow effect D) because of their positions in the deep interiors of large landmasses, far removed from.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) The deep zone is characterized by ________. A) water that gradually increases in temperature and density with depth B) water that gradually decreases in temperature and density with depth C) water that gradually increases in temperature and decreases.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Water is unique because ________. A) its molecules are in motion even when it is solid B) it contracts when it becomes a gas C) it is light enough to escape Earth's gravity but it has not done.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 61) The larger the magnitude number, the ________ will be the star. A) redder B) smaller C) brighter D) older 62) Stars spend most of their life span as ________ stars. A) red giant B) neutron C) main-sequence D) red supergiant 63) The measure of.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) The high surface temperatures of ________ have been attributed to the greenhouse effect. A) Mars B) Mercury C) Uranus D) Venus 22) ________ are found both on Mars and Earth. A) Heavily cratered landscapes preserved from early in the planets' histories B).

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) Adiabatic temperature changes occur even though heat is not added or subtracted from the atmosphere because ________. A) the atmosphere moves into a different temperature strata B) molecules are either compressed or expanded which changes their motion C).

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 58) ________ is the most important factor in the process of photosynthesis. A) Sunlight B) Temperature C) Salinity D) Pressure 59) Productivity in the oceans is highest in ________ regions. A) polar B) middle latitude C) aphotic D) equatorial 60) Feeding stages in the food.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 41) A sea breeze usually originates during the ________. A) day and flows toward the land B) day and flows toward the water C) evening and flows toward the land D) evening and flows toward the water 42) A land breeze.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which of the following is not considered a form of electromagnetic radiation? A) gravity B) X-rays C) visible light D) gamma rays E) radio waves 2) Which of the following colors has the longest wavelength? A) violet B) blue C) red D) green E) orange 3) Electromagnetic.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) The average salinity of seawater is ________. A) 3.5% B) 30.0% C) 0.27% D) 19.8% E) 0.01% 2) The total amount of solid material dissolved in water is known as ________. A) insoluble residue B) solute C) load D) salinity 3) The proportion of dissolved substances.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 81) The first scientist to use a telescope for astronomical purposes was ________. A) Brahe B) Newton C) Kepler D) Galileo 82) The law of universal gravitation was formulated by ________. A) Kepler B) Brahe C) Newton D) Galileo 83) The apparent shift in the position.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 61) ________ invented the mercurial barometer. A) Curie B) Mercator C) Torricelli D) Richter 62) The Coriolis effect is strongest at the ________. A) Tropic of Cancer B) equator C) Tropic of Capricorn D) poles 63) The Coriolis effect influences ________. A) neither wind speed nor wind.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Standard sea level pressure in inches of mercury is ________. A) 7.52 inches B) 14.70 inches C) 29.92 inches D) 28.70 inches 2) The mercurial barometer was invented by ________. A) Watt B) Torricelli C) Galileo D) Newton 3) Which of these instruments is not.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) Which of the following is not used to establish the boundary between dry and humid climates in the Köppen system? A) Average Annual Temperature B) Average Annual Precipitation C) Seasonal Distribution of Precipitation D) Average Annual Evaporation 22) Low latitude.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 41) Productivity of zooplankton is highest in ________. A) fall B) summer C) spring D) winter 42) In the food chain, each feeding stage is called a ________ level. A) bios B) trophic C) replenishment D) none of these 43) Organisms that feed through a food.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) If "fair" weather were approaching, the pressure tendency would probably be ________. A) falling B) rising C) steady D) none of these 22) If stormy weather were approaching, the pressure tendency would probably be ________. A) rising B) falling C) steady D) none of.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 21) As you go up in elevation, the temperature ________. A) increases B) decreases C) stays constant D) It depends on what atmospheric layer you are in. E) none of the above 22) Important weather phenomena typically occurs in the ________. A) thermosphere B).

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 41) Tornadoes most often move towards what direction? A) northeast B) west C) northwest D) southeast 42) Tornadoes of F1 to F2 in strength account for ________. A) most of the weird phenomena ascribed to tornadoes B) most of the tornadoes observed C) most.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 81) A system with an environmental lapse rate of 5°C/1000 m and a dry adiabatic of 10°C is ________. A) stormy B) unstable C) low pressure D) stable 82) When air sinks, it ________ and ________ adiabatically. A) compresses; cools B) expands; warms C).

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