Weather Quiz 2 Study Guide

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This quiz is meant to prepare you for the quiz on Monday or Tuesday for A and B classes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What surface do clouds form on?
    • A. 

      Other water molecules

    • B. 

      Dust, smoke, or salt

    • C. 

      Grass

    • D. 

      Other clouds

    • E. 

      The air molecules

  • 2. 
    Altostratus clouds are clouds that are
    • A. 

      High level and sheet like

    • B. 

      Feathery and piled up

    • C. 

      Mid level and sheet like

    • D. 

      Mid level and piled up

  • 3. 
    Cirrus clouds are
    • A. 

      High level feathery clouds

    • B. 

      Mid level feathery clouds

    • C. 

      Piled up clouds

    • D. 

      Sheet like clouds

  • 4. 
    Cumulonimbus are clouds that bring
    • A. 

      Just heavy rains

    • B. 

      Heavy rain, thunder and lightning

    • C. 

      Clear weather

    • D. 

      Warm weather

  • 5. 
    Nimbostratus clouds are
    • A. 

      Dark, rainy, and sheet like

    • B. 

      Rainy and sheet like

    • C. 

      Piled up and rainy

    • D. 

      Feathery and piled up

  • 6. 
    Wind is when air
    • A. 

      Moves vertically

    • B. 

      Moves from an area of low pressure to an area of high pressure

    • C. 

      Moves from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

    • D. 

      Moves from an area of clouds to an area of no clouds

  • 7. 
    The doldrums are
    • A. 

      The area between 30 and 0 degrees with little or no wind

    • B. 

      The area around the equator with little or no wind

    • C. 

      The area between 30 and 60 degrees where winds blow west to east

    • D. 

      The area between 60 degrees and the poles where winds blow east to west

  • 8. 
    The trade winds blow
    • A. 

      East to west between 0 and 30 degrees north and south

    • B. 

      East to west between 30 and 60 degrees north and south

    • C. 

      West to east between 0 and 30 degrees north and south

    • D. 

      West to east between 60 degrees and the poles

  • 9. 
    The Prevailing (westerlies) blow
    • A. 

      East to west between 0 and 30 degrees north and south

    • B. 

      West to east between 60 degrees and the poles

    • C. 

      East to west between 30 and 60 degrees north and south

    • D. 

      West to east between 30 and 60 degrees north and south

  • 10. 
    The polar (easterlies) blow
    • A. 

      East to west between 30 and 60 degrees north and south

    • B. 

      West to east between 60 degrees and the poles

    • C. 

      East to west between 60 degrees and the poles

    • D. 

      East to west between 0 and 30 degrees north and south

  • 11. 
    One side of a mountain is usually
    • A. 

      Hot and wet while the other is cool and dry

    • B. 

      Hot and dry while the other is cool and wet

    • C. 

      Windy while the other is not

    • D. 

      Steep while the other is not

  • 12. 
    What can cause one side of a mountain to be wet while the other dry?
    • A. 

      One side is steeper

    • B. 

      One side has more buildings

    • C. 

      The rain clouds can not make it over the mountains

    • D. 

      One side has more vegetation

  • 13. 
    What is this a picture of?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Cirrostratus

    • C. 

      Cirrocumulus

    • D. 

      Altostratus

  • 14. 
    What is this a picture of?
    • A. 

      Nimbostratus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cumulostratus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 15. 
    What type of cloud is this?
    • A. 

      Altostratus

    • B. 

      Cirrostratus

    • C. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • D. 

      Stratus

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