Virtual Interactive Lab Worksheet

10 Questions
Communication Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz that asks different random questions that are designed to test your knowledge on how well you know different random facts. It might not be as easy as you think but just try it out to see how you will do.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Coriolis Effect causes objects to seemingly curve away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Coriolis Effect is caused by...
    • A. 

      The Rotation of Earth.

    • B. 

      The wind.

    • C. 

      The object being thrown.

  • 3. 
    Who discovered the Coriolis Effect?
    • A. 

      Leonardo da Vinci.

    • B. 

      Niccolo Machiavelli.

    • C. 

      Gaspard Gustave de Coriolis.

    • D. 

      Bartomelo Corioli.

  • 4. 
    The air appears to veer left in the Northern Hemisphere and right in the Southern Hemisphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Air warms, expands and rises at the equator and cools, contracts and falls at the poles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Why does warm air rise?
    • A. 

      Because it is less dense than cold air.

    • B. 

      Because the suns gravitational pull pulls the warm air towards the sun.

    • C. 

      Because it is colder the higher the altitude and the warm air wants to maintain homoestasis.

  • 7. 
    Global Circulation is governed by what 2 factors?
    • A. 

      Uneven Solar Heating.

    • B. 

      The Ocean

    • C. 

      Greenhouse Gases.

    • D. 

      The rotation of Earth.

  • 8. 
    Temperature and Water Vapor greatly influence air density.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    There are 8 different wind cell systems in the Earth Cell diagram.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are horse latitudes?
    • A. 

      Latitudes where there is a high population of horses.

    • B. 

      Area of high atmospheric pressure and little surface wind.

    • C. 

      Area of low atmospheric pressure and high surface wind.

    • D. 

      None of the above.