Science Chapter 7 Lesson 3 Tracking The Weather

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Tracking the Weather


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  • 1. 
    Thunder occurs when what happens?
    • A. 

      Air masses collide

    • B. 

      Lightning heats air quickly

    • C. 

      Warm air hits the ground

    • D. 

      A warm front forms

  • 2. 
    When does a cold front form?
    • A. 

      When a cold air mass pushes under a warm air mass

    • B. 

      When a warm air mass pushes under a cold air mass

    • C. 

      When two cold air masses collide

    • D. 

      When the boundary between two air masses stops moving

  • 3. 
    Where does a hurricane form?
    • A. 

      Over dry land

    • B. 

      Over cold ocean waters

    • C. 

      Over warm lakes and streams

    • D. 

      Over warm ocean waters

  • 4. 
    What do you call the boundary between two air masses?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 5. 
    What kind of front is fast-moving and brings stormy weather?
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Thunderstorm

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Warm

  • 6. 
    What do you call a large region of air with nearly the same temperature and water vapor throughout it?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Air mass

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 7. 
    What kind of front is formed when warm air pushes under cold air and brings light, steady rain?
    • A. 

      Cold front

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Warm front

  • 8. 
    What kind of very wide storm form over the ocean but can also cause severe damage on land?
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 9. 
    Heavy rain and lightning warn of an approaching
    • A. 

      Air mass

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 10. 
    What are rotating columns of air that can reach speeds of 400 km (250 mi) per hour?
    • A. 

      Air masses

    • B. 

      Hurricanes

    • C. 

      Thunderstorms

    • D. 

      Tornadoes

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