Predicting Weather
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    On a summer day, a barometer reading shows an increase in air pressure. What type of weather should be expected?

    answer choices

    Clear and sunny

    Cloudy and rainy

    Rainy and windy

    Cloudy and cold

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What kind of weather is a low-pressure system most likely to bring?

    answer choices

    Clear weather

    Hot, sunny weather

    Precipitation (rain or snow)

    Light breezes

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which instrument measures air pressure?

    answer choices

    sling psychrometer

    hygrometer

    barometer

    anemometer

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which instrument measures temperature?

    answer choices

    sling psychrometer

    thermometer

    barometer

    anemometer

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    At which humidity is it most likely to rain?

    answer choices

    50%

    20%

    77%

    99%

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What kind of weather is a high-pressure system most likely to bring?

    answer choices

    Clear, sunny weather

    Hot, sunny weather

    Precipitation (rain and snow)

    Light breezes

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A weather forecaster announces that precipitation is on the way and that daytime temperatures will be between 10° C and 20° C. Which kind of weather should people in the area expect?

    answer choices

    rain

    snow

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The local meteorologist said that a Continental Tropical (cT) air mass was moving over Tennessee in the next few days. What kind of weather will it possible bring?
    answer choices
    Warm, dry weather
    Cold, dry weather
    Warm, wet weather
    Cold, wet weather
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A warm air mass is moving towards a cold air mass. What type of front is this describing?

    answer choices

    Cold front

    Occluded front

    Warm front

    Stationary front

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Maritime tropical (mT) air masses forms above ____ and near _____

    answer choices

    water; the poles

    land; the poles

    water; the equator

    land; the equator

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The local meteorologist said that a maritime polar mP air mass was moving over New Jersey in the next few days. What kind of weather will it possible bring?

    answer choices

    Warm, dry weather

    Cold, dry weather

    Warm, wet weather

    Cold, wet weather

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A weather forecaster announces that precipitation is on the way and that daytime temperatures will be between -5° C and -2° C. Which kind of weather should people in the area expect?

    answer choices

    rain

    snow

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A weather forecaster announces that precipitation is on the way and that daytime temperatures will be between 25° F and 27° F. Which kind of weather should people in the area expect?

    answer choices

    rain

    snow

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Field Day is in two days, and a warm front is just reaching us today. Will we have to cancel because of bad weather?

    answer choices

    Yes, warm fronts move slowly.

    No, warm front move quickly.

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which instrument measures wind speed?

    answer choices

    sling psychrometer

    hygrometer

    barometer

    anemometer

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    On a summer day, a hydrometer shows the humidity is 30%. Based on this data, what type of weather should be expected ?

    answer choices

    Clear weather

    Cloudy and rainy

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Continental polar (cP) air masses forms above ____ and near _____

    answer choices

    water; the poles

    land; the poles

    water; the equator

    land; the equator

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