Clouds Precipitation And Severe Storms Eagles

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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. 
    Raindrops that fall through a layer of cold air can freeze to form _______________.
    • A. 

      Sleet

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Rain

    • D. 

      Lightening

  • 17. 
    Air pressure is measured with a(n)_______________.
    • A. 

      Anemometer

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Wind vane

    • D. 

      Barometer

  • 18. 
    Wind speed is measured with a(n) anemometer.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Rainfall is measured with an instrument called a(n) _______________.
    • A. 

      Rain meter

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Rain measurer

  • 20. 
    When a cold, dry, air mass meets a warm, moist, air mass,the cold air pushes the warm air __________ producing ________________weather.
    • A. 

      Upward,thunder

    • B. 

      Downward,extreme

    • C. 

      Upward,lightening

    • D. 

      Upward,stormy

  • 21. 
     On a weather map, blue triangles on a line represent a(n)__________________; red half-circles on a line represent  a(n)_____________________.
    • A. 

      Cool air,warm air

    • B. 

      Cold front,warm front

    • C. 

      Blue,red

    • D. 

      Good weather,bad weather

  • 22. 
    During a thunderstorm, particles of rain and ice rub against one another as they rush upward and downward, creating _______________.     .
    • A. 

      Thunder

    • B. 

      Static electricity

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Thunder clouds

  • 23. 
    How are tornadoes and hurricanes alike? 
    • A. 

      They both cause friction

    • B. 

      in both air rotates around a center

    • C. 

      In both warm air goes downward

    • D. 

      They are the same

  • 24. 
    When does the funnel shaped cloud become a storm?
    • A. 

      When the tip touches the clouds

    • B. 

      When the tip speeds up

    • C. 

      When the tip causes rain

    • D. 

      When the tip touches the ground

  • 25. 
    Where are hurricanes fastest winds and heaviest rains found? 
    • A. 

      The top

    • B. 

      Around the center

    • C. 

      Around the edges

    • D. 

      The bottom

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