Test Your Knowledge About the Unit 7 Chapter

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1. The three phases of matter are solid, liquid and gas. During which phase change of water is the most amount of energy being absorbed?

liquid to solid

solid to liquid

gas to liquid

liquid to gas

2. In an unconfined space, what happens to the temperature of an air mass as its volume expands?

decreases

increases

remains the same

increases then decreases

3. An air mass is characteristic of the environment in which it forms. What would be the name of an air mass originating in Northwest Canada?

maritime polar

continental polar

continental tropical

maritime tropical

4.When an air mass goes over a mountain range. The windward side of the mountains is always the side of the mountain that the air first collides. What what statement is true about this orographic effect?

the windward side of a mountain range always has a dry climate

the leeward side of a mountain range always has a moist climate

air is warmed as it rises in elevation going towards the top of the mountain

air is cooled as it rises in elevation going towards the top of the mountain

5. What happens to the wind speed of a hurricane as it goes from the open ocean onto land?

wind speed decreases

wind speed increases

windspeed remains the same

windspeed increases then decreases