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In which type of front is the flow of air on both sides of the front almost parallel to the line of the front
a) warm
b) stationary
c) cold
d) occluded

When an active cold front overtakes a warm front
a) the fronts cancel eachother out
b) cloud formation ceases
c) an occluded front forms
d) a stationary front forms

What is the first sign of an approaching warm front
a) stratus clouds
b) cirrus clouds
c) nimbostratus clouds
d) cumulus clouds

The weather behind a cold front is dominated by which of the folowing
a) cold air mass
b) warm air mass
c) mixed air mass
d) none of the answers are correct

Which stage happens first in the life cycle of a middle latitude cyclone
a) occlllusion begine
b) a front forms
c) wave shape forms
d) air flows counterclockwise

What is the first stage of a thuinderstorm
a) cumulus stage
b) cumulonimbus stage
c) mature stage
d) disappaiting stage

The mature stage of a thunderstorms is association with which of the following
a) downdrafts
b) heavy precipitation
c) updrafts
d) heavy precipitation and updrafts

The center of a tornado is characterized by its
a) very high pressure
b) eye wall
c) low pressure
d) sinking air

Tornadooes are most frequent from
a) January to March
b) April to June
c) October to December
d) July to August

Hurricanes are classified according to intensity using the
a) Richter scale
b) Doppler scale
c) Saffir Simpson scale
d) Fujita scale

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