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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The data table below shows apparent air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit (°F). Apparent air temperature is how hot the air feels at different air temperatures and different relative humidities. If the air temperature is 80°F and the relative humidity is 40%, the apparent air temperature is

    answer choices

    79°F

    96°F

    86°F

    71°F

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The data table below shows apparent air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit (°F). Apparent air temperature is how hot the air feels at different air temperatures and different relative humidities. If the air temperature is 90°F and the relative humidity is 50%, the apparent air temperature is

    answer choices

    79°F

    96°F

    86°F

    71°F

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    True or false: Warm air is less dense than cold air.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A cold front located in the Midwestern United States generally moves towards the

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    North

    South

    East

    West

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which part of the water-cycle results in the formation of clouds?

    answer choices

    Condensation

    Precipitation

    Run-off

    Transpiration

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which temperature and moisture conditions describe an air mass that originates over the Atlantic Ocean near the equator?

    answer choices

    Warm and dry

    Cool and dry

    Warm and humid

    Cool and humid

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A satellite image of a hurricane helps weather forecasters to

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    warn residents of hazardous weather conditions

    explain the effects of global warming on the

    ocean currents

    predict the times of high tide and low tide

    predict the total number of storms to occur in

    one year

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    As you drive up a mountain,

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    air pressure increases and temperature decreases

    air pressure decreases and temperature increases

    air pressure decreases and temperature decreases

    air pressure increases and temperature increases

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The word "low" on a weather map refers to,

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    air temperature

    relative humidity

    air pressure

    amount of cloud coverage

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    True or false: Precipitation occurs near fronts?

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Storms in the Unite States typically move toward the,

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    northeast

    northwest

    southeast

    southwest

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Isobars connect locations with the same,

    answer choices

    wind direction

    wind speed

    air temperature

    air pressure

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What instruments should a student use to record temperature and air pressure?

    answer choices

    Thermometer and barometer

    Barometer and wind vane

    Thermometer and psychrometer

    Barometer and psychrometer

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An air mass that formed over the Gulf of Mexico will bring weather that is,

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    warm and dry

    warm and humid

    cold and humid

    cold and dry

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The circulation of air on a sunny day is caused by,

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    both hot air and cool air sinking

    both hot air and cool air rising

    hot air sinking and cool air rising

    hot air rising and cool air sinking

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Dust and ash entering the atmosphere as a result of volcanic eruptions can affect Earth’s

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    tiday activity

    weather and climate

    oribtal shape

    rotation and revolution

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    High pressure systems move in the __________________ direction

    answer choices

    clockwise

    counter-clockwise

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Low pressure systems move in the __________________ direction

    answer choices

    clockwise

    counter-clockwise

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    True or false: Weather moves from areas of high pressure to low pressure.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A sudden change in the weather at a certain location is most likely caused by

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    the arrival of an air mass

    a severe earthquake

    a high ocean tide

    an eclipse of the moon

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An air mass that forms over the North Pacific Ocean will bring weather conditions that are

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    moist and warm

    moist and cool

    dry and warm

    dry and cool

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of weather occurs from the arrival of a cold front?

    answer choices

    Light rain, followed by warmer temperatures

    Heavy rains lasting several days

    No change in weather conditions

    Thunderstorms, followed by cooler temperatures

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The formation of clouds results from,

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    drop in wind speed as the air nears a mountain

    movement of water down a mountain-side

    warming of the air as it rises

    condensing of water vapor in the air as it rises and cools

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The amount of which greenhouse gas in the air will increase the most if large forests are cut down to be used for building materials without planting new trees in their place?

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    O-zone

    Methane

    Water vapor

    Carbon dioxide

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When a strong wind is blowing from one location to another, the two locations most likely have a difference in

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    air pressure

    cloud cover

    dewpoint temperature

    elevation

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Earth’s weather is primarily caused by the

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    drifting of Earth's crustal plates

    gravitational attraction of the moon

    uneven heating of Earth's surface

    changing distance between Earth and the Sun

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which weather event usually includes heavy precipitation, strong winds, and surface air temperatures below 0°C?

    answer choices

    Blizzard

    Thunderstorm

    Hurricane

    Tornado

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement would most likely be included in a news report about an approaching hurricane?

    answer choices

    Open the windows to equalize air pressure.

    Install snow tires and check the antifreeze in the car radiator.

    Evacuate low-lying areas near the coast.

    Expect wind speed to decrease for the next several hours.

  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The layer of the atmosphere that protects us from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can be found in the,

    answer choices

    troposphere

    stratosphere

    mesosphere

    thermosphere

  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The only layer of the atmosphere where weather occurs is the

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    troposphere

    tropopause

    stratosphere

    stratopause

  • Question 31
    30 seconds
    Q. A severe storm which involves a funnel cloud forming over land is:
    answer choices
    hurricane
    tornado
    thunderstorm
    blizzard
  • Question 32
    30 seconds
    Q. A severe storm that involves winds over 119mph and forms over water is:
    answer choices
    tornado
    thunderstorm
    hurricane
    blizzard
  • Question 33
    30 seconds
    Q. The boundary  between two air masses is known as:
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    front
    storm
    climate
    flood
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. When air contains as much moisture as possible at a specific temperature, it is:
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    at its dew point
    saturated
    at its dew point AND saturated
    none of the rest
  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q. The temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms is the:
    answer choices
    dew point
    rain point
    wind point
    relative humidity
  • Question 36
    30 seconds
    Q. Cold air traveling south from Canada is:
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    continental tropical
    continental polar
    maritime tropical
    maritime polar
  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q. Warm air moving upwards from the Gulf of Mexico is:
    answer choices
    continental tropical
    continental polar
    maritime tropical
    maritime polar
  • Question 38
    30 seconds
    Q. Warm air mass that does not carry water:
    answer choices
    continental tropical
    continental polar
    maritime tropical
    maritime polar
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q. Cold air mass that is carrying water is:
    answer choices
    continental tropical
    continental polar
    maritime tropical
    maritime polar
  • Question 40
    30 seconds
    Q. _______ pressure systems are characterized by cloudy, rainy weather.
    answer choices
    High
    Low
  • Question 41
    30 seconds
    Q. _______ pressure systems are characterized by fair weather.
    answer choices
    High
    Low
  • Question 42
    30 seconds
    Q. Air moves toward the center of a _________ pressure system.
    answer choices
    High
    Low
  • Question 43
    30 seconds
    Q. Air moves away from the center of a _________ pressure system.
    answer choices
    High
    Low
  • Question 44
    120 seconds
    Q.

    When a rapidly moving cold air mass runs into a warm air mass and the cold air slides under the warm air. This is called a,

    answer choices

    cold front

    warm front

    stationary front

  • Question 45
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When a warm air mass gently slides on top of a cold air mass, and you have drizzly rain and then warmer weather. This is called a,

    answer choices

    warm front

    cold front

    occluded front

    stationary front

  • Question 46
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is pictured?
    answer choices
    Cold front
    Warm front
    Occluded front
    Stationary front
  • Question 47
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is pictured?
    answer choices
    Cold front
    Warm front
    Occluded front
    Stationary front
  • Question 48
    30 seconds
    Q. What symbol is this?
    answer choices
    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 49
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of air would you find at air mass C?

    answer choices

    cold and dry

    warm and humid

    warm and dry

    cold and humid

  • Question 50
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of air would you find at air mass A?

    answer choices

    cold and dry

    warm and humid

    warm and dry

    cold and humid

  • Question 51
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What symbol is this?

    answer choices

    warm front

    cold front

    stationary front

    occluded front

  • Question 52
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of air would you find at air mass D?

    answer choices

    cold and dry

    warm and humid

    warm and dry

    cold and humid

  • Question 53
    180 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of air would you find at air mass B?

    answer choices

    cold and dry

    warm and humid

    warm and dry

    cold and humid

  • Question 54
    30 seconds
    Q. The main human activity that releases greenhouse gases is
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    using bottled water
    burning fossil fuels
    texting on cellphones
    eating meat
  • Question 55
    30 seconds
    Q. Deforestation contributes to greenhouse gases by
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    loss of trees that would otherwise remove carbon dioxide from the air
    burning wood releases carbon dioxide
    Both are correct
  • Question 56
    30 seconds
    Q. Things you can do to help decrease global warming include:
    answer choices
    Eat more ice cream.
    Keep your freezer door open.
    Keep your air conditioner on high.
    Turn off your lights when you’re not using them.
  • Question 57
    30 seconds
    Q. The warming of the atmosphere by the trapping of heat being radiated to space is called
    answer choices
    evaporation
    condensation
    the greenhouse effect
    radiation
  • Question 58
    30 seconds
    Q. In what areas of the world do hurricanes form?
    answer choices
    Warm ocean waters
    Polar ocean waters
    On lakes and rivers
    Over the central plains of the U.S
  • Question 59
    30 seconds
    Q. Coriolis Effect is a force caused by
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    Earth's seasons
    Earth's spinning core
    Earth's tides
    Earth's rotation
  • Question 60
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which stage of the water cycle does the #2 show in the diagram?

    answer choices

    condensation

    evaporation

    precipitation

    run off

  • Question 61
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which stage of the water cycle does the #3 show in the diagram?

    answer choices

    condensation

    evaporation

    precipitation

    run off

  • Question 62
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What does the #4 show in the diagram?

    answer choices

    condensation

    evaporation

    precipitation

    run off

  • Question 63
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Cities located behind a warm front are experiencing,

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    warmer temperatures

    cooler temperatures

  • Question 64
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Cities located behind a cold front are experiencing,

    answer choices

    warmer temperatures

    cooler temperatures

  • Question 65
    120 seconds
    Q. What part of the water cycle does this picture show?
    answer choices
    condensation
    precipitation
    evaporation
    sublimation
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