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  • Question 1
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    In a high pressure systems

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    there are few clouds because the air in moving downward

    there are many clouds because the air is very humid

    there are few clouds because the air is moving outward

    there are many clouds because the air is moving upward

  • Question 2
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    A front is

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    where warm air is cooling at earth's surface

    a boundary where hot and cold air are separating

    a boundary where two different air masses meet

    where cold air is rising and forming rain clouds

  • Question 3
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    Air masses are named for ______.

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    the type of air they contain

    animals

    people

    where they form

  • Question 4
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    Q. A cold front usually brings what kind of weather?
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    snow  
    sunny and fair
    heavy rain and/or thunderstorms 
     cool and dry 
  • Question 5
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    What is an air mass?

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    a place where weather always changes in an extreme way

    a large body of air with the same temperature and moisture

    any cloud that produces rain, sleet, snow or hail

    any kind of air, as long as it is always wet and freezing

  • Question 6
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    What is the purpose of a barometer?

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    Tells you that it is going to rain.

    Measures the amount of wind.

    Measusres the amount of clouds in the sky.

    It measure the amount of pressure in the air.

  • Question 7
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    Q. Which weather tool measures wind?
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    anemometer
    therometer
    wind vane
    barometer
  • Question 8
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    Q. Ryan is working on his Science Fair project. He plans to measure the amount of rainfall that has fallen in his neighborhood over the past two weeks. What instrument should he use?
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    Rain gauge
    Wind Vane
    Barometer
    Thermometer 
  • Question 9
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    Q. The weather forecast tomorrow says there will be a 15 mph wind, a high temperature of 52 degrees and a pressure of 720 mb. What three instruments will a meteorologist use to make this prediction?
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    anemometer, barometer, thermometer
    barometer, hygrometer, thermometer
    thermometer, satellite image, hygrometer
    anemometer, satellite image, barometer
  • Question 10
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    Q. Which tool measures humidity or the amount of moisture in the air?
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    wind vane
    barometer
    anemometer
    hydrometer
  • Question 11
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    Q. What does this symbol on a weather map indicate? 
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    High pressure system
    Low pressure system
    Cold front
    Warm front
  • Question 12
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    Q. What does this symbol indicate on a weather map? 
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    High pressure system
    Low pressure system
    Cold front
    Warm front
  • Question 13
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    Q. What kind of pressure predicts clear weather?
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    high
    low
    cold
    stationary
  • Question 14
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    What would you expect from a Continental Polar air mass?

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    moist, warm air

    dry, cold air

    dry, warm air

  • Question 15
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    Q. What would you expect from a Maritime Tropical air mass? 
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    dry, warm air
    moist, cold air
    moist, warm air
  • Question 16
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    Q. What type of front is this? 
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    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
  • Question 17
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    Q. What type of front is this?
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    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
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