Air Masses and Fronts
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How do we characterize an air mass that forms over the ocean?
    answer choices
    Dry
    Wet
    Cold
    Warm
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. How do we characterize an air mass that forms over land?
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    Dry
    Wet
    Cold
    Warm
  • Question 3
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    Q. What types of air masses form over oceans?
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    Maritime
    Continental
    Polar
    Tropical
  • Question 4
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    Q. How do we characterize an air mass that forms near the poles?
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    Dry
    Wet
    Warm
    Cold
  • Question 5
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    Q. What's the humidity and temperature of a continental tropical air mass?
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    Wet and cold
    Dry and warm
    Wet and warm
    Dry and cold
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What's the humidity and temperature of a continental tropical air mass?
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    Wet and cold
    Dry and warm
    Wet and warm
    Dry and cold
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
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    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which type of front is displayed?
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm
    Stationary
    Occluded
  • Question 11
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    Q. When two different air masses collide...
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    A front forms
    They casually become one
    A new planet evolves
    Dinosaurs become extinct
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. When a cold front is approaching, what happens?
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    warm air is pushing under cold air causing humid weather and lower temperatures
    warm air is pushing under cold air causing humid weather and higher temperatures
    warm air rises, cools, and causes rain and thunderstorms
    cold air is pushed over warm air causing rain and thunderstorms
  • Question 13
    180 seconds
    Q. What type of storm front is this?
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    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. What type of weather would you expect to see after a cold front has passed through an area?
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    cool and clear skies
    warm and humid
    thunderstorms
    foggy
  • Question 15
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    Q. What type of weather would you expect to see after a warm front has passed through an area?
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    cool and clear skies
    warm and humid
    thunderstorms
    foggy
  • Question 16
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    Q. What direction is the cold front moving on the map? 
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    Southwest
    Northwest
    Southeast
    Northeast
  • Question 17
    180 seconds
    Q. What direction is the warm front moving on the map? 
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    North
    South
    East
    West
  • Question 18
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    Q.

    What type of front occurs when a warm air mass and a cold air mass do not have enough energy to move the other one out of the way?

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    Warm front

    Cold front

    Stationary front

    Occluded front

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    Which is the correct symbol for an occluded front?

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  • Question 20
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    Which is the correct symbol for a stationary front?

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