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background image Package Title: Testbank
Course Title: Arbogast, Discovering Physical Geography, 3rd Edition
Chapter Number: 04
Question Type: Multiple Select 1. Select all of the following statements that are true about radiation. a) Radiation is electromagnetic energy that is transmitted in the form of waves.
b) Electromagnetic waves are measured in terms of their power and intensity.
c) Wavelengths covered in the electromagnetic spectrum are not visible to the human eye.
d) The electromagnetic spectrum covers the entire wavelength range of electromagnetic 
energy.
e) The only wavelengths covered in the electromagnetic spectrum are those visible to the 
human eye.
Answer: a, b, d Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Analysis
Question Type: Multiple Choice 2. Gamma radiation has a wavelength of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm).
Answer: a Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
background image 3. Ultraviolet radiation has a wavelength of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm).
Answer: b Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
4. Visible light has a wavelength of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm).
Answer: c Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
5. Infrared radiation has a wavelength of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm).
Answer: d Difficulty: Easy
background image Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
6. Microwave radiation has a wavelength of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm).
Answer: e Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
7. Radio waves have a wavelength of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm).
Answer: e Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
8. The human eye is designed to see wavelengths of a) less than 1 nanometer (μm).
b) 1 to 375 nanometers (μm).
c) 375 to 740 nanometers (μm).
d) 740 nanometers (μm) to 1 millimeter (mm).
background image e) greater than 1 millimeter (mm). Answer: c Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
Question Type: Text Entry Drop Down 9. The __[1]___ the object, the __[2]____ the wavelength of the electromagnetic 
radiation it emits compared to a __[3]____ object.
Answer 1 Choices
colder
hotter
Answer 2 Choices:
longer
shorter
Answer 3 Choices:
colder 
hotter
Answer1: hotter
Answer2: shorter
Answer3: colder
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
10. The amount of radiation a ___[1]___ object emits is ___[2]____ than the amount of 
radiation a(n) ___[3]___ object emits.
Answer 1 Choices:
colder
hotter
background image Answer 2 Choices:
greater
less
Answer 3 Choices:
colder
hotter
Answer1: hotter
Answer2: greater
Answer3: colder
Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
Question Type: Multiple Choice 11. The solar constant has a value of ____ W/m 2  at the top of the atmosphere. a) 137,000
b) 13,700
c) 1370
d) 137
e) 13.7
Answer: c Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 1: 4.1 Describe the fundamental components of the electromagnetic 
spectrum and how they differ from one another.
Section Reference 1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Solar Energy
Bloomcode: Knowledge
12. There are ___ dominant, constant gasses in the atmosphere. a) 3
b) 6
c) 9
d) 12
background image e) 15 Answer: a Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 2: 4.2 Discuss the various components of the atmosphere.
Section Reference 2: Composition of the Atmosphere
Bloomcode: Knowledge
Question Type: Multiple Select 13. Which of the following are constant gasses in the atmosphere? a) carbon dioxide
b) argon
c) nitrogen
d) methane
e) oxygen
Answer: b, c, e Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 2: 4.2 Discuss the various components of the atmosphere.
Section Reference 2: Composition of the Atmosphere
Bloomcode: Knowledge
Question Type: Multiple Choice 14. Constant gasses make up approximately ____% of the atmosphere. a) less than 1
b) 0.93
c) 20.95
d) 78.08
e) 99.9
Answer: e Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 2: 4.2 Discuss the various components of the atmosphere.
Section Reference 2: Composition of the Atmosphere
Bloomcode: Knowledge
background image 15. Which of the following gasses is inert and of little importance in natural processes? a) nitrogen
b) oxygen
c) argon
d) carbon dioxide
e) water vapor
Answer: c Difficulty: Easy
Learning Objective 2: 4.2 Discuss the various components of the atmosphere.
Section Reference 2: Composition of the Atmosphere
Bloomcode: Knowledge
Question Type: Multiple Select 16. Select all of the following that are true for nitrogen in the atmosphere. a) It comes from the chemical breakdown of specific types of rocks.
b) It can be fixed into chemical compounds in the soil.
c) It is largely inert in the atmosphere.
d) The amount produced by plants is balanced by the amount absorbed by various 
organisms.
e) It makes up very little of the atmosphere.
Answer: a, b, c, d Difficulty: Medium
Learning Objective 2: 4.2 Discuss the various components of the atmosphere.
Section Reference 2: Composition of the Atmosphere
Bloomcode: Analysis
17. Select all of the following that are true for oxygen in the atmosphere. a) It is typically made up of two oxygen atoms bound together.
b) It is very active and can combine with a variety of other elements.
c) It comes from the chemical breakdown of specific types of rocks.
d) It is largely inert in the atmosphere.
e) The amount produced by plants roughly balances the amount absorbed by various 
organisms through respiration.

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School: Kennesaw State University
Department: Geography
Course: Intro to Human Geography
Professor: Kurtz
Term: Fall 2016
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