Taylor's Weather Quiz

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Warm Front: A warm air mass slides ___a____ and ___b____ a cold air mass to form a boundary. This usually brings __c____ and ___d___ weather.
  • 2. 
    Cold Front: Cold air      a      under      b      air to form a boundary. This creates      c      and      d      weather and often thunderstorms.
  • 3. 
    Air masses form when air remains over a region long enough to acquire the ___a____ and ___b__ of that region. Air masses move __c___ but do not __d__.
  • 4. 
    Air pressure is determined by several factors including the ____a_____ of the air and warm and cold ___b____.
  • 5. 
    Fronts are a ___a__ between 2 air masses of different __b___.
  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Layer

    • B. 

      Heap

    • C. 

      Curl

    • D. 

      Heavy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a type of cloud?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      All of the above are clouds

  • 8. 
    Which type of cloud is fluffy, puffy, & big?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Nimbus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Stratus

  • 9. 
    Which clouds signal fair weather?
    • A. 

      The thin wispy cloud

    • B. 

      The flat and layered cloud

    • C. 

      The gray dark cloud

    • D. 

      Puffy and big cloud

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Nimbus

  • 11. 
    Stratus clouds lay where/how in the sky?
    • A. 

      High/fluffy

    • B. 

      Low/flat like a blanket

    • C. 

      High/wispy

    • D. 

      Low/fluffy

  • 12. 
    Which clouds cause light rain/snow?
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Nimbus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Nimbus

  • 14. 
    Cirrus means what?
    • A. 

      Fluffy

    • B. 

      Layered

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      Curl

  • 15. 
    Cirrus clouds are. . .
    • A. 

      Dark

    • B. 

      Thin & Wispy

    • C. 

      Lay like a blanket

    • D. 

      Fluffy

  • 16. 
    This cloud is seen in clear skies and good weather. .
    • A. 

      Cirrus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Nimbus

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Change in the weather

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Rain

    • D. 

      Fair Weather

  • 18. 
    Which cloud means rain cloud?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Nimbus

    • D. 

      Stratus

  • 19. 
    Which clouds bring HEAVY rain?
    • A. 

      Nimbus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Stratus

    • D. 

      Cumulus

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Nimbo/stratus = storm/wispy

    • B. 

      Nimbo/stratus = storm/fluffy

    • C. 

      Nimbo/stratus = storm/layer

    • D. 

      Nimbo/stratus = rain/curl

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Cotton Candy

    • B. 

      Ice Crystals

    • C. 

      Rain

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 22. 
    Air pressure is due to the ______ of the air.
  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Weight of the air

    • C. 

      Clouds

    • D. 

      Barometer

  • 24. 
    Which of the following determines air pressure?
    • A. 

      Temperature of the air

    • B. 

      Warm/Cold Fronts

    • C. 

      They both determine air pressure

  • 25. 
    A meterologist uses a ______ to measure air pressure.
  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Rain Gauge

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitaion

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Measures the temperature of air

    • B. 

      Measures how much rain has fallen

    • C. 

      Measures the speed of wind

    • D. 

      Measures the weight of air

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Measure the speed of wind

    • B. 

      Measure the amount of rain fallen

    • C. 

      Measure the weight of air

    • D. 

      Measure the temperature

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      Measure the speed of wind

    • B. 

      Measure the weight of air

    • C. 

      Measure the temperature

    • D. 

      Measure the amount of rain fallen

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Measure the speed of wind

    • B. 

      Measure the amount of rain fallen

    • C. 

      Measure the temperature

    • D. 

      Measure how much the air weighs