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Warm Up - Page 74 Test Info: 35 questions 20 multiple choice 5 matching 10 short answer
Flash flood - Cincinnati 1997
Flash floods can also occur When dams break When ice and snow rapidly melt
Flooding occurs most often In the spring of the year as there are additional spring rains and ice and snow melts.
Question 1 Where would a continental polar air mass form? a. The Gulf of Mexico b. The desert southwest c. The Pacific Ocean d. Northern Canada
Question 2 How does a warm front form? a. Cold air moves under warm air and pushes it up b. Warm air becomes caught between two cold air masses. c. Warm air moves over cold air and replaces it. d. Two air masses meet and stay separated.
Question 3 The most powerful storms on Earth are a. Tornadoes. b. Thunderstorms. c. Hurricanes. d. Hailstones.
Question 4 What kind of weather would cumulonimbus clouds likely bring? a. Clear and sunny b. Light rain c. Hurricane d. Thunderstorm
Question 5 A tornado is dangerous mostly because of its a. Heavy rains b. Storm surge c. Lightning d. Strong wind
Question 6 Which describes the eye of a hurricane? a. Brings winds of up to 200 mph b. Has warm, calm air and light winds c. Has strong, spinning winds d. Has spiraling bands of heavy rain
Question 7 What kind of weather does a stationary front bring? a. Severe storms b. Drizzly rain followed by clear weather c. Cold, dry weather d. Many days of cloudy, wet weather
Question 8 A storm surge is a dangerous part of a. A tornado. b. A hurricane. c. The water cycle. d. A thunderstorm.
Question 9 A maritime polar air mass that forms over the North Pacific Ocean brings what kind of weather to the Pacific Coast of the United States? a. Warm b. Dry c. Wet d. Extremely cold
Question 10 What causes changes in weather? a. Clouds form. b. Water evaporates. c. The air gets more humid. d. Air masses move and meet.
Question 11 What kind of weather does a cold front usually bring? a. Warm b. Stormy c. Sunny d. Windy
Question 12 An air mass that formed over northern Mexico and affected the southwestern United States would be a a. Maritime polar air mass. b. Maritime tropical air mass. c. Continental polar air mass. d. Continental tropical air mass.
Question 13 Warm air masses that affect the west coast of the United States are called a. Maritime polar air masses. b. Maritime tropical air masses. c. Continental polar air masses. d. Continental tropical air masses.
Question 14 Cold, dry air affecting the northern United States in winter often comes from a. Maritime polar air masses. b. Maritime tropical air masses. c. Continental polar air masses. d. Continental tropical air masses.
Question 15 When a rapidly moving cold air mass runs into a slowly moving warm air mass, the result is a. a cold front. b. a stationary front. c. a warm front. d. an occluded front.
Question 16 When a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet and no movement occurs, the result is a. An occluded front. b. A warm front. c. A stationary front. d. A cold front.
Question 17 Thunderstorms form within a. High altocumulus clouds. b. High cirrocumulus clouds. c. Large cumulonimbus clouds. d. Low cirrus clouds.
Question 18 A funnel-shaped cloud that touches Earths surface is called a a. Thunderhead. b. Tornado. c. Cyclone. d. Hurricane.
Question 19 Flooding is most often caused by a. Fast-flowing rivers. b. Tornadoes. c. Melting snow and spring rains. d. Snowstorms.
Question 20 Sudden storms, broken dams, and ice jams that break can produce a. Flash floods. b. Spring floods. c. Slowly rising rivers and streams. d. Little or no local damage.
Question 21 What tracks the location, movement, and amount of precipitation? a. Anemometer b. Radar c. Barometer d. Psychrometer e. thermometer
Question 22 What consists of two thermometers? a. Anemometer b. Radar c. Barometer d. Psychrometer e. thermometer
Question 23 What measures wind speed? a. Anemometer b. Radar c. Barometer d. Psychrometer e. thermometer
Question 24 What measures air temperature? a. Anemometer b. Radar c. Barometer d. Psychrometer e. thermometer
Question 25 What measures air pressure? a. Anemometer b. Radar c. Barometer d. Psychrometer e. thermometer
Question 26 Draw the symbol used on a weather map to indicate a cold front.
Question 27 What type of weather occurs at a cold front boundary?
Question 28 Draw the symbol used on a weather map to indicate a stationary front.
Question 29 What type of weather occurs at a warm front boundary?
Question 30 Meteorologists draw lines on weather maps that link areas of equal pressure. What are those lines called?