Sol 4.6 Weather

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  • 1. 
    The boundary between two air masses that have different temperatures and levels of humidity.
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Air mass

    • D. 

      Air pressure


  • 2. 
    Amount of moisture, or water vapor, in the air.
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Air mass

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Air pressure


  • 3. 
    VEry large body of air that is spread over hundreds of miles and has the same temperature and humidity
    • A. 

      Air mass

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Hunidity


  • 4. 
    Push caused by the weight of air.
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Humidity

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      Air mass


  • 5. 
    Smooth gray clouds that cover the whole sky and usually bring light rain and drizzle.
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus Clouds

    • C. 

      Stratus clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds


  • 6. 
    White puffy clouds that look like cotton and are associated with sunny weather
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus Clouds

    • C. 

      Stratus clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds


  • 7. 
    Thin, feathery clouds made of ice crystals that are seen high in the sky and indicate that rain or snow is coming.
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus Clouds

    • C. 

      Stratus clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds


  • 8. 
    Tall, dark clouds that are associated with thunderstorms.
    • A. 

      Cirrus clouds

    • B. 

      Stratus clouds

    • C. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • D. 

      Cumulus Clouds


  • 9. 
    What air is more dense? Cold or hot
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Hot


  • 10. 
    Does cold or warm air form high pressure areas?
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Warm


  • 11. 
    Does coldor warm air form low pressure areas?
    • A. 

      Warm

    • B. 

      Cold


  • 12. 
    __________ pressure usually contain clouds.
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      High


  • 13. 
    _______ pressure areas usually have very few clouds.
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low


  • 14. 
    Mass of heavy air that sometimes slides underneath a mass of lighter air and pushes it up, often causing thunderstorms and a drop in air temperature.
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front


  • 15. 
    Mass of light air that sometimes moves in and slides over a mass of heavier air, often leading to steady rain or snow and an increase in air temperature.
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front


  • 16. 
    Scientists who collect data using a variety of instruments and then use data to predict the weather.
    • A. 

      Cosmotologists

    • B. 

      Meteorologists

    • C. 

      Commercialists


  • 17. 
    Tool used to measure precipitation.
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer


  • 18. 
    Tool used to measure air pressure
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer


  • 19. 
    Tool used to measure wind velocity, or speed
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer


  • 20. 
    Tool used to measure air temperature
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer


  • 21. 
    Hurricanes, thunderstorms, and tornadoes are caused by
    • A. 

      Hot air

    • B. 

      People

    • C. 

      Extreme atmospheric conditions

    • D. 

      Rainy weather


  • 22. 
    Warm, low pressure weather system surrounded by cooler air over ocean waters, a severe storm with winds above 75 mph may occur.
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Rain


  • 23. 
    Warm, moist air near the ground is covered by a mass of cold air, a storm with heavy winds and rain may occur
    • A. 

      Thunderstorms

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Rain


  • 24. 
    Thunderstorm meets strong winds high in the sky, the winds can cause the storm to spin in a strong, rotating column of air that reaches from a cumulonimbus cloud to the ground.
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Low pressure


  • 25. 
    All storms have strong winds and _______ air pressure
    • A. 

      LOw

    • B. 

      HIgh


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