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Which of the following is not a process that lifts air
a) divergence
b) convergence
c) frontal wedging
d) orographic lifting

Cooling air acts as a barrier over which warmer, less dense air rises, in a process known as
a) orographic lifting
b) frontal wedging
c) convergence
d) divergence

Which of the following would not be associated with stable atmospheric conditions
a) widespread fog
b) temperature inversion
c) build up of pollutants
d) afternoon thunderstorms

Which of the following is not produced by condensation
a) dew
b) smog
c) fog
d) clouds

Which cloud type is best described as sheets or layers that cover much or all of the sky
a) cumulus
b) alto
c) stratus
d) cirrus

Which type of cloud is confined to the middle height range
a) cirrostratus
b) cumulonimbus
c) cirrus
d) altostratus

A low cloud that blankets the sky and often generates precipitation is called a
a) nimbostratus cloud
b) altostratus cloud
c) cirrus cloud
d) cumulonimbus cloud

Most fogs are the result of which of the following
a) radiation colling
b) movement of aire over a cold surface
c) orographic lifting
d) radiation cooling and the movement of air over a cold surface

Which type of precipitation consists of small clear to translucent ice particles
a) sleet
b) rime
c) hail
d) glaze

What type of cloud is associated with hail
a) cumulonimbus
b) cirronimbus
c) nimbostratus
d) altostratus

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