5.E.1.2 Seasonal Weather Patterns
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q. Which type of weather is usually associated with a cumulus cloud?
    answer choices
    fair
    humid
    foggy
    stormy
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. On a cold, cloudy day, the local weather forecaster predicts that a high-pressure system will arrive within the next 24 hours. Which weather condition will this system likely bring?
    answer choices
    stormy
    sunny
    snowy
    hot
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. Ohio often has the weather that Indiana recently had because weather in the United States moves from
    answer choices
    north to south
    south to north
    west to east
    east to west
  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q. Which type of cloud is mostly often visible during fair weather?
    answer choices
    altostratus
    cirrus
    cumulonimbus
    stratus
  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.
    answer choices
    A
    B
    C
    D
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. Which information would be most helpful in determining the climate of an area?
    answer choices
    news of yesterday's weather
    today's forecast
    temperature records from the previous month
    local weather station weather records from the last ten years
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of weather 
    would most likely  accompany dark 
    nimbostratus clouds? 
    answer choices
    massive tornado 
    a severe hailstorm
    steady rain showers 
    dangerous thunderstorms
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which best explains why 
    it is important for people 
    to be able to identify cumulonimbus clouds?
    answer choices
    Cumulonimbus  clouds  can cause mild  showers. 
    Cumulonimbus  clouds can cause  severe thunderstorms. 
    Cumulonimbus  clouds form near  Earth’s surface, causing fog. 
    Cumulonimbus clouds  form when the  temperature is below  freezing. 
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which instrument is 
    used to record 
    average precipitation? 
    answer choices
    anemometer
    rain gauge
    wind vane
    barometer
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What weather change is most likely 
    to happen
     if air pressure is falling? 
    answer choices
    The weather will become warmer.
    The weather will become stormy.
    The weather will become cooler.
    The weather will become fair.
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which tool is 
    used to measure 
    air pressure?
    answer choices
    anemometer
    thermometer
    barometer
    hygrometer
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes why winds at the beach change direction between day and night?

    answer choices

    because the temperatures over land and over water change

    because warm air over land sinks and stays in place over land

    because cool air rises and is replaced by warm air from the ocean

    because cool air sinks and stays in place over land

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes the type of weather associated with low air pressure?

    answer choices

    clear and dry

    sunny and cold

    sunny with high winds

    cloudy with precipitation

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which most affects the temperature of an area?

    answer choices

    latitude

    humidity

    vegetation

    precipitation

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which has the greatest effect on wind speed?

    answer choices

    precipitation

    cloud cover

    wind direction

    air pressure

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which has the greatest effect on the temperature of a region?

    answer choices

    the amount of plants it has

    the amount of rainfall it gets

    the amount of humans it has

    the amount of sunlight it gets

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How will freezing air temperatures most likely affect rain as it falls through the air?

    answer choices

    It will change to fog.

    It will change to hail.

    It will change to sleet.

    It will continue to fall as rain.

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best explains why a nearby body of water tends to make local temperatures milder?

    answer choices

    Water constantly releases heat into the air.

    Water gains and loses heat more slowly than land.

    Some water stays liquid when everything else is frozen.

    When water is frozen it protects the nearby area from wind.

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which most likely produces clear, cool weather?

    answer choices

    zero air pressure

    stable air pressure

    a low pressure system

    a high pressure system

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which conditions will result in high winds?

    answer choices

    large differences in air pressure

    heavy rains over several days

    increase in evaporation rates

    presence of cirrus clouds

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the primary cause of wind?

    answer choices

    the uneven heating of Earth

    precipitation falling to Earth

    many gases released into the air

    water constantly evaporating into the atmosphere

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If the temperature is 20°F all they way from the ground to the cloud, in which form will precipitation most likely be?

    answer choices

    fog

    hail

    rain

    snow

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How would the daytime temperature for Figure 2 differ from Figure 1?

    answer choices

    The temperature would be the same.

    The temperature would be lower due to cloud cover.

    The temperature would be higher due to the greenhouse effect.

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A thunderstorm moved through Raleigh. Which graph best

    shows a barometer’s data before, during, and after the storm?

    answer choices
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is the most important reason for the study and collection of weather data?

    answer choices

    to increase citizens’ knowledge about weather data

    to increase employment opportunities for meteorologists

    to help predict weather patterns that impact the safety of people

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