Chapter 3.1: Weather Fronts And Storms

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Chapter 3.1: Weather Fronts And Storms - Quiz

Hopefully this quiz will prepare you for part of Mr. Martella's next science test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What type of weather system brings stormy weather?
    • A. 

      Low pressure

    • B. 

      High pressure

  • 2. 
    What type of front passed if the weather was stormy for a short time then becomes cooler?
    • A. 

      Stationary front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Warm front

  • 3. 
    What type of weather system brings calm weather?
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Low pressure

  • 4. 
    A maritime tropical air mass is ________ and _________?
    • A. 

      Warm and dry

    • B. 

      Cold and dry

    • C. 

      Moist and warm

  • 5. 
    What are two characteristics of an air mass that you need to know in order to classify it?       There are two correct answers!
    • A. 

      Moisture

    • B. 

      Movement

    • C. 

      Temperature

  • 6. 
    What type of air mass forms near the equator?
    • A. 

      Polar

    • B. 

      Tropical

  • 7. 
    What type of front occurs when air masses meet?
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Stationary front

  • 8. 
    What is it when a large volume of air in which temperature and humidity are nearly the same in different locations at the same altitude?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Air mass

    • C. 

      Tropical storm

  • 9. 
    What way does a low pressure system turn?
    • A. 

      Counter clockwise

    • B. 

      Clockwise

    • C. 

      Slowly

  • 10. 
    What air mass category means that the air mass formed over water?
    • A. 

      Maritime

    • B. 

      Continental

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