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Cool air masses tend to ...
a) be more dense and flow under warm air masses
b) be less dense and flow over warm air masses
c) be lifted up by more dense warm air masses
d) mix easily with warm air masses

What is the difference between weather and climate?
a) weather is long term; climate is short term
b) weather is short term; climate is long term
c) weather is local; climate is worldwide
d) climate is local; weather is worldwide

Heat only transfers in one direction...
a) up
b) from areas of warmer to cooler
c) from areas of cooler to warmer
d) South

Which is NOT an a factor that affects weather?
a) moon phase
b) precipitation
c) wind
d) temperature

Which list correctly identifies the four things that affect weather?
a) Distance from desert, precipitation, type of land, moon phases
b) precipitation, air pressure, wind, temperature
c) wind, temperature, elevation, sunrise
d) precipitation, elevation, condensation, radiation

True or False: The leeward side of a mountian will have what is called a rain shadow where less rain falls.
a) True
b) False

What type of heat transfer is occurring between a stove and a pot?
a) conduction
b) convection
c) radiation
d) condensation

What type of heat transfer is occurring when hot air rises?
a) convection
b) conduction
c) condensation
d) radiation

Earth's rotation makes winds and ocean currents curve redistributing heat on Earth. This is caused by which of the following?
a) Coriolis Effect
b) Global Effect
c) Rotational Effect
d) Convection Effect

All things in nature try to achieve
a) bliss
b) equilibrium
c) to succeed
d) photosynthesis

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