Air Masses And Fronts: Trivia Quiz!

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How much do you understand about air masses and fronts? With this quiz, you will have to recognize what a dry, cold air mass is called, the borderline between cold and warm air, and what type of weather a continental tropical air mass brings. This quiz will help you to understand air masses and fronts better. Give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A dry, cold air mass would be called
    • A. 

      Continental tropical

    • B. 

      Continental polar

    • C. 

      Maritime tropical

    • D. 

      Maritime polar

    • E. 

      Continental maritime

  • 2. 
    When a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet, but they push at each other and neither one can move, it is called a/an
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Occluded front

    • D. 

      Stationary front

  • 3. 
    When a warm air mass is trapped between two cooler air masses, it is called a/an
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Occluded front

    • D. 

      Staionary front

  • 4. 
    The boundary between cold and warm air masses is called a/an
    • A. 

      Flood

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Storm

  • 5. 
    When a cold air mass moves into a warm air mass, it will get colder and we will have severe weather. What type of front is this?
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Occluded front

    • D. 

      Stationary front

  • 6. 
    When a warm air masses gently slide on top of a cold air mass, and you have drizzly rain and then beautiful sunny weather, what front is it?
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

    • C. 

      Occluded front

    • D. 

      Stationary front

  • 7. 
    A/an _____________ is a large body of air that has the same properties as the Earth's surface over which it develops and has the same density and moisture content.
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Air mass

    • C. 

      Cloud

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 8. 
    What type of weather would a continental tropical air mass bring?
    • A. 

      Dry and cold weather

    • B. 

      Wet and cold weather

    • C. 

      Dry and warm weather

    • D. 

      Wet and warm weather

  • 9. 
    An air mass that formed over the ocean near the equator would probably be:
    • A. 

      Maritime polar

    • B. 

      Maritime tropical

    • C. 

      Continental polar

    • D. 

      Continental tropical

  • 10. 
    A wet, cold air mass would be:
    • A. 

      Maritime tropical

    • B. 

      Maritime polar

    • C. 

      Continental tropical

    • D. 

      Continental polar

  • 11. 
    Where would you find a tropical maritime air mass?
    • A. 

      Over the ocean near the equator

    • B. 

      Over the ocean near the poles (brrrrrr- cold!)

    • C. 

      Over a continent (land) near the equator

    • D. 

      Over a continent (land) near the poles

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