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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q.  A fast moving cold air mass overtakes a warm air mass is called a _________________
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. A warm air mass overtakes a slow-moving cold air mass is called a _____________________.
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Cold and warm masses meet, but neither can move the other is called a ______________________
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. A warm air mass is caught between two cooler air masses is called a ________________________.
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. A huge body of air that has similar temperature and humidity at any given height is called an __________________________.
    answer choices
    front
    jet stream
    air mass
    cyclone
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following air masses would be characterized as warm and dry?
    answer choices
    Maritime tropical
    Continental tropical
    Maritime polar
    Continental polar
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. What is a front?
    answer choices
    The boundary where two like air masses meet.
    The boundary where two unlike air masses meet
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the only front that has three air masses?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. Which front would you possibly see heavy rain or snow fall?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Which front has the symbol of blue triangles?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Which front has the symbol of a red line with half circles?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. In the winter, Continental polar air masses bring what type of air to North America?
    answer choices
    dry and warm
    humid and cold
    dry and cold
    humid and warm
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. Continental tropical air masses form from the South and bring what type of air to southern plains?
    answer choices
    dry and cold
    dry and warm
    humid and cold
    humid and warm
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. The average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds, and clouds in an area is known as ______________________.
    answer choices
    latitude
    weather
    climate
    altitude
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of air mass brings cool, humid weather to the West Coast of the United States?
    answer choices
    maritime tropical
    continental tropical
    maritime polar
    continental polar
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