Quiz: Part I: The Law of Storms
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. What term refers to a wind that blows against the direction of travel?
c) Nonlinear dynamics.
2. Isaac Cline arrived in Washington, DC to study at the US Signal Corps on what date?
a) July 25, 1885.
b) April 2, 1894.
c) July 6, 1882.
d) October 11, 1887.
3. What physicist improved upon Galileo's device and created the first barometer?
a) Edmund Halley.
b) Chauncey Depew.
c) Evangelista Torricelli.
d) Ernest Zebrowski.
4. In November 1703, the coast of England was hit by a series of powerful storms, killing more than how many seamen?
5. The invention of...
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