Weather Forecasting And Hurricanes: Question Preview (ID: 16934)

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When water droplets in a cloud combine, become too heavy, and fell to the ground snow, sleet or hail we are experiencing...
a) Evaporation
b) Condensation
c) Precipitation
d) Transpiration

The_________ is the source of all energy in our atmosphere.
a) Sun
b) Water cycle
c) Moon
d) Coriolis effect

The _______ is a layer of atmosphere near his the Earth's surface.
a) Exosphere
b) Troposphere
c) Stratosphere
d) Ionosphere

The _____ are responsible for the movement of much of the weather across United States and Canada.
a) Prevailing westerly
b) Polar easterlies
c) Trade winds
d) Doldrums

The weather data for Biloxi shows the barometric pressure is falling. Which is the best prediction for the weather in the Biloxi area?
a) Heatwave
b) Stormy weather
c) Falling temperatures
d) No change in the weather

What causes the changes in weather from day today?
a) Cirrus clouds
b) Ozone layer
c) Coriolis effect
d) Movement of air masses

Areas of low pressure usually have ____.
a) Cloudy weather
b) Good weather
c) Descending air
d) None of the above

High pressure means good weather because ____.
a) The air masses rise
b) The air masses sink making it difficult for clouds to form
c) Clouds are blown away by wind
d) None of the above

What weather change would you expect if a cold front moves in towards a warm air mass over your city?
a) Warm air rises and condensation occurs
b) Warm air sinks and condensation occurs
c) Cold air slides on top of warm air and warm weather continues
d) Warm air rises and no condensation occurs

The bending of air and water currents is a result of Earth's rotation is known as the...
a) Saffir Simpson affect
b) El NiƱo Southern oscillation
c) Weather
d) Coriolis effect

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