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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 19

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Question 1:


a) Metabolic heat
b) potential heat
c) kinetic heat
d) solar heat
e) light heat

Question 2:


a) reflections off vertical surfaces
b) dust domes
c) burning of fossil fuels
d) winds
e) None of the above are factors.

Question 3:


a) highland climate
b) urban heat island
c) dust dome
d) conurbation
e) conversion

Question 4:


a) wind eddies on corners
b) very low temperatures
c) overall decreased wind speed
d) increased solar radiation levels
e) very low air pressure

Question 5:


a) water vapour
b) carbon dioxide
c) sulfuric dioxide
d) hydrocarbons
e) iron

Question 6:


a) dome remnant
b) pollution dome
c) pollution cell
d) dust storm
e) pollution plume

Question 7:


a) conduction heat flow
b) convectional heat flow
c) radiant heat flow
d) turbulent heat flow
e) senseless heat flow

Question 8:


a) W m-2
b) Kg m-2
c) N m-2
d) J m-2
e) K m-2

Question 9:


a) 1/30°C
b) 2/31°C
c) 3/32°C
d) 4/33°C
e) 5/34°C

Question 10:


a) 29 or less
b) 30–39
c) 40–45
d) 45 +
e) 54 +

Question 11:


a) burning fuel from cars
b) heat capacity of concrete and asphalt
c) trapping radiant heat from reflections
d) pollution
e) wind eddies that circulate the heat

Question 12:


a) they decrease reflection
b) they reduce heat transfer through roof
c) lower energy demands of air conditioning
d) All of the above.

Question 13:


a) Small and fog
b) Smart and fog
c) Smoke and fog
d) Smell and fog
e) Smock and fog

Question 14:


a) Vapour nitrogen
b) Liquid nitrogen
c) Solid nitrogen
d) Nitrogen was not used.

Question 15:


a) British Columbia
b) Alberta
c) Saskatchewan
d) Manitoba
e) Ontario

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False