Clouds And Precipitation Practice Assessment

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Clouds And Precipitation Practice Assessment

Practice for the Clouds and Precipitation type Tuiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Violent thunderstorms are most likely to form from what type of clouds?
    • A. 

      Cirrus

    • B. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Altostratus

  • 2. 
    What prefix is used to identify clouds that appear from 2000 to 6000 meters above the surface?
    • A. 

      Cirro-

    • B. 

      Nimbo-

    • C. 

      Strato-

    • D. 

      Alto-

  • 3. 
    What process is primarily responsible for the formation of precipitation in warm clouds?
    • A. 

      Collision-coalescence process

    • B. 

      Bergeron process

    • C. 

      Sublimation process

    • D. 

      Wet adiabatic process

  • 4. 
    Clouds are formed based on __________________ and height.
  • 5. 
    The main difference between sleet and hail is that sleet are small particles of ice and hail has to be twice the size as sleet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Fog is....
    • A. 

      Evaporation from the ground.

    • B. 

      Condensation on the ground.

    • C. 

      A cloud with its base on or near the ground.

    • D. 

      A cloud that sank to the ground.

  • 7. 
    Knowing the different _______________ allows us to predict the weather.
  • 8. 
    What type of cloud is shown in this image?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • C. 

      Altocumulus

    • D. 

      Nimbostratus