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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
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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