Clouds Precipitation And Severe Storms Eagles

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  • 1. 
    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-

  • 2. 
    Clouds are formed based on __________________ and height.
  • 3. 
    Any storm with a low-pressure center causes a circular pattern of winds to form is a called a cyclone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    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.

  • 5. 
    What type of cloud is shown in this image?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • C. 

      Altocumulus

    • D. 

      Nimbostratus

  • 6. 
     Clouds are mainly made of
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      Cotton

  • 7. 
    What kind of cloud is puffy and very white?
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 8. 
    Long, skinny clouds are called
    • A. 

      Cirrus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Stratus

    • D. 

      Hanging clouds

  • 9. 
    Cumulonimbus clouds are also called
    • A. 

      Water clouds

    • B. 

      Heavy clouds

    • C. 

      Puffy clouds

    • D. 

      Rain clouds

  • 10. 
    High level clouds appear 20,000 feet above the surface of Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    An ________________ is a large region of air that has a similar temperature and humidity.
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Air mass

    • C. 

      Wind

  • 12. 
    When one air mass meets a different air mass,this meetjng place between air masses is called a ______________.
    • A. 

      Cloud

    • B. 

      Storm

    • C. 

      Front

  • 13. 
    A _________________ is a rainstorm that includes lightning and thunder.
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Rainstorm

    • C. 

      Lightning storm

  • 14. 
    Knowing the different  clouds  allows us to predict the weather.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Hurricane winds whip up large waves in the ocean.These waves cause a bilge of water in the ocean known as a _______________.
    • A. 

      Wind surge

    • B. 

      Storm surge

    • C. 

      Water surge

    • D. 

      Storm

  • 16. 
    Last Saturday, Violeta saw the sky is blue, the sun shines brightly and there is no rain.  She visited her friends and played outdoor games.  What kind of weather was Saturday morning?
    • A. 

      Fair weather

    • B. 

      Stormy weather

    • C. 

      Cloudy weather

    • D. 

      Fine weather

  • 17. 
    It is a place where all the data about the weather are being gathered and evaluated.
    • A. 

      Philippines

    • B. 

      Weather station

    • C. 

      Television

    • D. 

      Radio

  • 18. 
    A barometer measures ________________.
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Wind direction

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 19. 
    Pressure is _______________.
    • A. 

      Higher on top of mountain

    • B. 

      Higher at sea level

    • C. 

      Lower at sea level

    • D. 

      Always the same

  • 20. 
    A place that doesn’t get much rain over many years would have a cold climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What are scientist who study weather called?
    • A. 

      Rainologists

    • B. 

      Meteorologists

    • C. 

      Biologists

  • 22. 
    Which of these is not shown on a weather map?
    • A. 

      Isobars

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Population

  • 23. 
    In what ways does the Sun influence weather?
    • A. 

      The Sun heats water on Earth.

    • B. 

      The Sun heats air in the atmosphere.

    • C. 

      The Sun evaporates water in the atmosphere to create clouds.

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 24. 
    The constant recording of weather information helps to determine the climate of an area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The movement of air is called ______
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Humidity

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