Chapter 3.2: Weather Fronts And Storms

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  • 1. 
     Which one is a low pressure system with winds that blow at 40 mi/h?
    • A. 

      Hurricane

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Tropical storm

  • 2. 
    How does the National Hurricane Center help people prepare for a hurricane?
    • A. 

      They put out warning within 36 hrs of the hurricane and 24 hrs

    • B. 

      They go out and yell to people that the hurricane will take place soon

    • C. 

      They help people secure windows

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is part of a storm surge?Choose Three!
    • A. 

      Temperature decreases

    • B. 

      Sea level rises

    • C. 

      Floods occur

    • D. 

      Ocean temperature rises

    • E. 

      Large waves hit the area

  • 4. 
    At what point does a hurricane lose its energy?Choose Two!!!
    • A. 

      On land

    • B. 

      Cooler water

    • C. 

      Warm water

    • D. 

      In the air

  • 5. 
    What kind of clouds surround the eye of a hurricane?
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 6. 
    How much of a notice are meteorologists required to give before a hurricane?
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      A week

  • 7. 
    Why do most hurricanes occur between August and October?
    • A. 

      The water is warmer and has a higher energy content

    • B. 

      The water is cooler and has a higher energy content

    • C. 

      Wind speeds are higher at this time of year

  • 8. 
    What kind of weather would be present at the eye of the hurricane.
    • A. 

      Violent Winds

    • B. 

      Calm

    • C. 

      Stormy

  • 9. 
    What way is air moving in the eye?
    • A. 

      Downward

    • B. 

      Upward

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 10. 
    What is it when a Hurricane pushes a huge mass of of ocean water?
    • A. 

      Coastal flooding

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Storm Surge

  • 11. 
    Which winter storm occurs when rain falls onto freezing-cold ground?
    • A. 

      Blizzards

    • B. 

      Ice Storms

    • C. 

      Lake-Effect Snowstorms

  • 12. 
    The National weather service issues a winter storm watch up to ________________ before an expected storm.
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      One day

    • C. 

      48 hours

  • 13. 
    What would driving conditions be like during an ice storm?
    • A. 

      Dangerous due to icy roads

    • B. 

      Excellent due to minor damage to the roads

    • C. 

      Normal due minor road damage

  • 14. 
    What is a blinding snowstorm with winds at least to 35 mi/hand low temperatures.
    • A. 

      Lake-Effect Snowstorms

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Ice Storms

  • 15. 
    Do people in Pennsylvania get lake-effect snowstorms?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 16. 
    Lake-Effect Snowstorms occurs at or near ______________________.
    • A. 

      The Great Lakes

    • B. 

      The Middle of the United States

    • C. 

      The Poles

  • 17. 
    Are winter storms part of a low or high pressure system?
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Low pressure

  • 18. 
    Cold air gains moisture and warmth then over cool land, the air cools again and releases the moisture as snow. This describes a(n)
    • A. 

      Blizzard

    • B. 

      Ice storm

    • C. 

      Lake-effect snowstorm