Meteorology
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following could contribute to an increase in pollution?
    answer choices
    high wind velocity
    occurrence of rain and snow
    change in amount of sunlight
    heavy auto traffic
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What does a barometer measure?
    answer choices
    temperature
    air pressure
    dew point
    humidity
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. At the beach in the summertime, the transfer of heat from the sand to the bottoms of your feet is called
    answer choices
    radiation
    fission
    conduction
    convection
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Virginia is in the mid latitudes. Which best describes Virginia's climate?
    answer choices
    Temperate
    Tropical
    Subtropical
    Subpolar
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the 2nd most abundant gas in the atmosphere?
    answer choices
    Nitrogen
    Oxygen
    Argon
    Carbon Dioxide
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Practically all clouds & storms occur in this layer of the atmosphere.
    answer choices
    Stratosphere
    Thermosphere
    Troposphere
    Mesosphere
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Cloudy nights can be warmer than clear nights because clouds trap heat____
    answer choices
    produced by the friction of air particles
    generated from tropical winds
    released from Earth's interior
    absorbed by Earth during daylight hours
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The different layers of Earth's atmosphere can be categorized by variations in _____
    answer choices
    air pressure
    humidity
    temperature
    dew point
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following determines the properties of an air mass?
    answer choices
    The conditions of the area over which it forms
    The phase and position of the moon when it forms
    The exact time of year when it forms
    The geology of the area where it forms
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Thunder is caused by ___
    answer choices
    the discharge of ultraviolet energy
    the electric barrier
    the rapid expansion of superheated air
    the impact of electricity hitting the Earth
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which would be most useful outside based on the following weather conditions: Temp 72 degrees, Dew Point 72 degrees.
    answer choices
    Sun glasses
    Warm coat
    An umbrella
    Ski gloves
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The force exerted by the air above is called____
    answer choices
    convergence
    air pressure
    divergence
    the Coriolis effect
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. El Nino & La Nina are associated with ____
    answer choices
    movement of air along the Polar Easterlies
    movement of large areas of warm water in Atlantic Ocean
    movement of large areas of warm water in Pacific Ocean
    movement of air pollution across the US
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. On a weather map, what are the lines that connect points of equal temperature called?
    answer choices
    isobars
    contour lines
    isotemps
    isotherms
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Wind on Earth, including massive storms like hurricanes, are deflected. What is the cause of this phenomena?
    answer choices
    Red Shift
    Doppler Effect
    Coriolis Effect
    Blue Shift
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Air that has a 100 percent relative humidity is said to be
    answer choices
    stable
    dry
    saturated
    unstable
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Stratus clouds formed at ground level are called what?
    answer choices
    fog
    sleet
    snow
    freezing rain
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Compared to a warmer air mass, a colder air mass
    answer choices
    can hold more water
    can hold less water
    is less dense
    is lighter
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Lightning and thunder can form during unstable atmospheric conditions in which types of clouds?
    answer choices
    Altostratus
    Alto cumulus
    Cumulonimbus
    Nimbostratus
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is likely to occur after moist air is cooled below its dew point?
    answer choices
    Evaporation increases
    Ice crystals melt
    Water condenses
    Winds are generated
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