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Multiple choice question.

The air that contains moisture to its full capacity:

A. Relative humidity

B. Specific humidity

C. Absolute humidity

D. Saturated air

Answer :

The atmosphere has a fixed water-holding capacity, dependent on its temperature at any time. When the water content in the air is equal to this capacity, the air is saturated.


A is incorrect. Relative Humidity refers to the amount of water content in the air, as compared to its saturated counterpart.


B is incorrect. Specific Humidity refers to the amount of water vapour present in the air per gram of air mass.


C is incorrect. Absolute humidity refers to the amount of water vapour present in the air per metre cube, regardless of the temperature of the air.

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