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The higher the pressure and humidity, the ___________the dew point.
a) higher b) lower c) d)
The first stage of tornado development is called the __________ stage.
a) Mature b) cumulus c) Decaying d) Whirl
A single lightning bolt can heat the surrounding air to temperatures in excess of_____________ degrees F.
a) 50 b) 500 c) 50,000 d) 5,000
Precipitation can be in the form of rain, sleet, snow, hail, or __________.
a) drizzle b) dew c) frost d) ice
The jerky movement of negative charges toward the earth that occurs during a thunderstorm is called a _____________ leader.
a) great b) stepped c) lightening d) low
The ____________ effect causes hurricanes in different hemispheres to rotate differently.
a) Whirl b) Spinning c) Coriolis d) Backwards
______________ is the result of superheated air traveling out from the lightning bolt in waves.
a) tornado b) Thunder c) Hurricane d) Big Lightening
A _______is a current of rising air
a) updraft b) uprise c) upcurrent d) high
The Bergeron process begins with _____________ clouds.
a) High b) Low c) Warm d) Cold
The most common form of precipitation is sleet.
a) True b) False c) d)
During the dissipation stage of a thunderstorm, there is a decrease in the amount of rain and downdraft strength.
a) True b) False c) d)
Cloud-to-ground lightning is the most common type of lightning.
a) True b) False c) d)
The whirl stage of a tornado is the most dangerous.
a) True b) False c) d)
On a weather map, a dark blue line with triangles represents what kind of front?
a) Cold b) Warm c) Occluded d) Stationary
Behind a warm front, one would expect what kind of weather?
a) storms b) long, wet days c) bright sunny weather d) snow
On a weather map, a dark red line with ovals represents what kind of front?
a) cold b) warm c) stationary d) occluded
The cumulus stage of a thunderstorm is accompanied by a ________________
a) downdraft b) updraft c) both d) no draft
Hurricanes are classified by the _________________
a) height of clouds b) wind speed c) temperature d) amount of precipitation
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