Air Masses & Fronts
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A cold, dry air mass would be called - 
    answer choices
    continental tropic
    continental polar
    maritime polar
    continental maritime
  • Question 2
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    Q. 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 - 
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 3
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    Q. The boundary between two air masses is called a/an - 
    answer choices
    flood
    front
    climate
    storm
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. When a fast moving cold air mass moves into a slower moving warm air mass, we may experience severe storms and we will have cooler weather. What type of front is this?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. When a warm air mass slides on top of a cold air mass, and you have drizzly rain and then warmer weather, what type of front is it?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 6
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    Q. A/An ____ is a large body of air that has the same properties as the Earth's surface over which it develops.
    answer choices
    front
    air mass
    cloud
    tornado 
  • Question 7
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    Q. What type of weather would a continental tropical air mass bring?
    answer choices
    dry and cold weather
    wet and cold weather
    dry and warm weather
    wet and warm weather
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. An air mass that formed over the ocean near the equator would probably be - 
    answer choices
    maritime polar
    maritime tropical
    continental polar
    continental tropical
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. A wet, cold air mass would be - 
    answer choices
    maritime tropical 
    maritime polar
    continental tropical 
    continental polar
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Where would you find a tropical maritime air mass?
    answer choices
    over the ocean, near the equator
    over the ocean, near the poles
    over a continent, near the equator
    over a continent, near the poles
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of front is this? 
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of storm front is this?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 13
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    Q. What does symbol # 3 mean?
    answer choices
    stationary front
    occluded front
    warm front
    cold front
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. What does symbol # 1 mean?
    answer choices
    stationary front
    occluded front
    warm front
    cold front
  • Question 15
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    Q. What does symbol # 2 mean?
    answer choices
    stationary front
    occluded front
    warm front
    cold front
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. What direction is the cold front moving on the map? 
    answer choices
    Southwest
    Northwest
    Southeast
    Northeast
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What direction is the warm front moving on the map? 
    answer choices
    North
    South
    East
    West
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of weather would you expect to see after a warm front has passed through an area?
    answer choices
    cool and clear skies
    warm and humid
    thunderstorms
    foggy
  • Question 19
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    Q. What type of weather would you expect to see after a cold front has passed through an area?
    answer choices
    cool and clear skies
    warm and humid
    thunderstorms
    foggy
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What characteristics are used to classify air masses?
    answer choices
    temperature and humidity
    pressure and temperature
    latitude and longitude
    wind speed and location 
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