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Types of Clouds QUIZ
What is the Latin word meaning “layered”?
Name the cloud that Looks like cumulus clouds pressed in layers Found low in the sky
Name this cloud… A low, puffy cloud bringing heavy rain, thunder, lightening A “thunderhead” Can also bring tornadoes
What does the Latin word “NIMBUS” mean?
Name this cloud… Thin layers of high, cirrus clouds Forms “halo” around moon or sun
Name this cloud… A type of stratus cloud You often see this in your front yard
Name this cloud… Wispy, curling clouds high in the sky Signals a change in weather
What does the Latin root ALTO mean?
Name this cloud… Low, puffy, white cloud “Fair weather” clouds Can change into cumulonimbus cloud
Name this cloud… Middle clouds which look like scattered white and gray puffs
Name this cloud… Unbroken layers of low, gray clouds Bring light rain, snow or drizzle
What is the Latin word which means “curl”?
Name this cloud… Very high, thin, white clouds that look like many small pieces of cotton
Name this cloud… Grayish layers of clouds found 5,000-20,000 feet in the sky
Name this cloud… A low, smooth layer of gray from which a steady rain or snow falls
Name the three cloud types found in the highest level of the sky.
Cirrus Cirrostratus Cirrocumulus
Name the two cloud found in the middle level of the sky.
Name 5 clouds found in the lowest level.
Stratus Cumulus Stratocumulus Nimbostratus Cumulonimbus
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