Discussion About Hydrologic Cycle
Listen to a conversation between a student and his geography professor.
- Why does the student go to speak with the professor?
- A. To discuss material that might be on the final exam.
- B. To review his answers to the midterm exam.
- C. To get information about a class he missed.
- D. To find out about the services of the tutoring center.
- What does the professor tell the student about the tutoring center?
[CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
- A. It will have extended hours during the final-exam period.
- B. It is located in a building near where he works.
- C. He can improve his writing skills there.
- D. He can get help with geography there.
- What aspect of the hydrologic cycle is the student confused about?
- A. How the process of evaporation works.
- B. How topographical features affect precipitation.
- C. How water vapor in the atmosphere becomes rain.
- D. How lake water fits into the cycle.
- In the conversation, the professor describes the process that causes lake-effect snowstorms. Indicate whether each of the following is a step in the process：
|Arctic air blows across a lake and picks up moisture||A||B|
|Cold air temperatures cause lake water to freeze||A||B|
|Frozen lake water cools the air above it||A||B|
|Water vapor condenses and becomes snow||A||B|
|Warm air rises when it reaches the shore||A||B|
- Why does the professor say this: 🎧
- A. To make sure the student knows he will have to be familiar with topographical features for the final exam.
- B. To remind the student of a diagram that she presented in class.
- C. To point out the severity of weather conditions near the lakeshore.
- D. To reinforce the connection between her example and the student s question.
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