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 Atmospheric Pressure and Wind Quantitative Exercises

 1 . If the surface pressure at an elevation of 150 meters is 1000 mb, the sea level pressure is approximately ______. 2 . If the sea level pressure is 1006, the surface pressure at an elevation of 500 meters is approximately _______. 3 . A barometer reading of 28 inches of mercury is equal to ______. 4 . A barometer reading of 1002 mb converts to _____ inches of mercury. 5 . If the temperature is 308 K and the air density is 1.13 kg per cubic meter, the pressure is approximately ______. 6 . Assume that the surface pressure is 100,000 Pa and the temperature is 278 K, the air density is approximately ____________. 7 . If the surface pressure is 1000 mb and the air density is 1.3 kg per cubic meter, the temperature is approximately _______. 8 . Based on the hydrostatic equation, a column of air with a density of 1.1 kg per cubic meter has a pressure gradient of ______. 9 . A column of air with a pressure gradient of –12.8 Pa per meter has a density of _____ kg per cubic meter. 10 . A southeasterly wind has an azimuth of ______. Answer choices in this exercise are randomized and will appear in a different order each time the page is loaded.

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