Clouds and Condensation
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What must occur before clouds can form?
    answer choices
    Water vapor must get warmer.
    Water vapor must lose heat energy.
    Precipitation must begin to fall and run off.
    Transpiration must add water vapor to the atmosphere.
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Which most accurately explains the way clouds form?
    answer choices
    Warm water vapor hits warm air, changing the gas into a liquid, and forming a cloud.
    Warm water vapor hits cold air, changing the gas into a liquid, and forming a cloud.
    Warm water vapor hits warm air, changing the gas into a solid, and forming a cloud.
    Warm water vapor hits cold air, changing the gas into a solid, and forming a cloud.
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Which will most likely form during the condensation process?
    answer choices
    rain
    hail
    clouds
    runoff
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Which part of the water cycle is occurring when warm, moist air cools and begins forming clouds?
    answer choices
    condensation
    evaporation
    transpiration
    precipitation
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. In the cloud marked with a question mark, what process in the water cycle is taking place?
    answer choices
    evaporation
    condensation
    precipitation
    runoff
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following best explains how clouds form due to the rain shadow effect?
    answer choices
    Warm, wet air from the ocean is blown to the top of a mountain where it cools and condenses.
    Warm, dry air is blown to the top of a mountain where it cools and evaporates.
    Warm, wet air is blown to the top of a mountain where it warms and condenses.
    Cold, wet air is blown to the tops of a mountain where it cools and freezes.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of the following best explains why Ireland and England have high average annual precipitation?
    answer choices
    Air that is warmed by the Gulf stream meets cold, arctic air and evaporates, creating a cloudy, rainy climate.
    Air that is cooled by the Gulf Stream meets cold, arctic air and evaporates, creating a cloudy, rainy climate.
    Air that is warmed by the Gulf Stream meets cold, arctic air and condenses, creating a cloudy, rain climate.
    Air that is cooled by the Gulf Stream meets warm, arctic air and condenses, creating a cloudy, rainy climate.
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