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?
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?
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