Air Masses, Fronts, and Pressure Systems
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. This is the symbol for which type of front?
    answer choices
    cold front
    warm front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. This is the symbol for which type of front?
    answer choices
    cold front
    warm front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. This is the symbol for which type of front?
    answer choices
    cold front
    warm front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of air would you find at air mass A?
    answer choices
    cold, dry
    warm, humid
    warm, dry
    cold, humid
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of air would you find at air mass B?
    answer choices
    cold, dry
    warm, humid
    warm, dry
    cold, humid
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of air would you find at air mass C?
    answer choices
    cold, dry
    warm, humid
    warm, dry
    cold, humid
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which pressure system can produce storms?
    answer choices
    low pressure system
    high pressure system
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of pressure system produces clear/fair/sunny weather?
    answer choices
    low pressure system
    high pressure system
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of air mass will form over the Atlantic ocean near the equator?

    answer choices

    Dry and warm

    Dry and Cold

    Humid and Warm

    Humid and Cold

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. How do we name air masses?
    answer choices
    Water and temperature
    Air pressure
    Humidity and temperature
    Cold and warm
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    All the following would bring precipitation except?

    answer choices

    Low pressure

    cold front

    High pressure

    Warm front

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An air mass travels north over the Pacific Ocean, from the tropics, and then eastward across the United States. Which weather pattern can be expected?

    answer choices

    warm and wet

    cool and wet

    warm and dry

    cool and dry

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A model is shown. The blue warm water from the jar rises to the top of the bowl. This model is MOST likely showing which event?

    answer choices

    the convection currents that form thunderstorms

    the way heat is transferred from a gas grill to food

    the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in lungs

    the direction in which a hurricane moves

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The reading on a barometer rises when ......

    answer choices

    air pressure increases.

    air pressure decreases.

    air humidity increases.

    air humidity decreases.

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Cumulonimbus clouds often form along cold fronts. Which type of weather is most likely to occur along a cold front?

    answer choices

    Sunny & Dry

    Moderate temperature with no precipitation

    Rain & possible thunderstorms

    High Temperatures with rain

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    Robert noticed that sunny skies suddenly became stormy. Which most likely happened when the weather changed in this way?

    answer choices

    Winds weakened

    Humidity decreased

    Air Pressire decreased

    Temperature increased

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    High pressure systems are usually associated with what type of weather?

    answer choices

    Clouds and precipitation

    Fair weather and sunny

    Severe Thunderstorms

    Jet Streams

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Low pressure systems are associated with what type of weather?

    answer choices

    Clouds & precipitation

    Fair weather & sunny

    Jet Streams

    Dry Air

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following forms when neither a colder air mass nor a warmer air mass moves at a frontal boundary (may produce several days of rain)?
    answer choices
    cold front
    warm front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following forms when a colder air mass collides with and slides under a warmer air mass (may produce storms)?
    answer choices
    cold front
    warm front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following forms when a warmer air mass collides with and rides over a colder air mass?
    answer choices
    cold front
    warm front
    occluded front
    stationary front
  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q. When two different air masses collide...
    answer choices
    A front forms
    They casually become one
    A new planet evolves
    Dinosaurs become extinct
  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of air would a continental polar air mass bring?

    answer choices

    Warm and humid

    Warm and dry

    Cold and humid

    Cold and dry

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of air mass is associated with warm and humid air?

    answer choices

    Continental tropic

    Maritime tropic

    Continental polar

    Maritime polar

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of air mass is associated with cold and humid air?

    answer choices

    Maritime polar

    Continental polar

    Maritime tropic

    Continental tropic

  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of air would a continental tropic air mass bring?

    answer choices

    warm and humid

    warm and dry

    cold and dry

    cold and humid

  • Question 30
    180 seconds
    Q. Which abbreviation of an air mass can be identified as dry and hot?
    answer choices
    cP
    mP
    cT
    mT
  • Question 31
    180 seconds
    Q. Which abbreviation of an air mass can be identified as cold and moist?
    answer choices
    cP
    mP
    cT
    mT
  • Question 32
    180 seconds
    Q. Which abbreviation of an air mass can be identified as warm and moist?
    answer choices
    cP
    mP
    cT
    mT
  • Question 33
    180 seconds
    Q. Which abbreviation of an air mass can be identified as dry and cold?
    answer choices
    cP
    mP
    cT
    mT
  • Question 34
    30 seconds
    Q. A drop in atmospheric pressure usually indicates the approach of a storm, such as a hurricane.Which weather instrument do meteorologists use to predict this drop in pressure?
    answer choices
    anemometer
    barometer
    thermometer
    psychrometer
  • Question 35
    30 seconds
    Q.

    An unequal heating of the surface of Earth by the sun causes areas of high and low pressure to form.

    What do the arrows in the diagram most likely represent?

    answer choices

    wind

    clouds

    runoff

    precipitation

  • Question 36
    60 seconds
    Q.

    The model shows the interaction of two air masses.

    Which statement best explains the basic cause for a thunderstorm?

    answer choices

    A thunderstorm is caused by the convergence of any two air masses with different altitudes.

    A thunderstorm is caused by the convergence of air masses with different temperatures.

    A thunderstorm is caused by the convergence of air masses having different speeds due to their accompanying wind directions.

    A thunderstorm is caused by the convergence of any two air masses moving in opposite directions.

  • Question 37
    30 seconds
    Q.

    ​The following maps show a front as it moves east across the United States. ​​Which of these describes the weather change that can be expected for Amarillo, Texas?

    answer choices

    The cold front will bring cooler temperatures and snow.

    The cold front will bring cooler temperatures thunderstorms and rain

    The warm front will bring warm dry air that will last a few days

    The warm front will bring warm air and rain that will last a few days.

  • Question 38
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    Q.

    Which map shows the two correctly labeled air masses that frequently converge in the central plains to cause tornadoes?

    answer choices
  • Question 39
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When a cold air mass moves in and takes over a warm air mass sometimes causes cumulonimbus clouds and thunderstorms. What type of front is this describing?

    answer choices

    Cold Front

    Occluded Front

    Warm Front

    Stationary Front

  • Question 40
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    Q.

    When warm air moves over cold air, a warm front forms. The warm air tends to rise along a gentle slope above the cold air and form layers of clouds. Which of the following cloud types and weather conditions would most likely result from a warm front?

    answer choices

    isolated cirrus clouds and clear weather

    nimbostratus clouds and drizzly rain

    cumulus clouds and clear weather

    cumulonimbus clouds and thunderstorms

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