NCFE Prep | Air Masses, Storms + Clouds Question Preview (ID: 31534)


7.E.1.3.

Which type of air mass is moist and cold?
a) Maritime polar
b) Maritime tropical
c) Continental polar
d) Continental tropical

Which type of air mass is warm and dry?
a) Continental polar
b) Continental tropical
c) Maritime polar
d) Maritime tropical

Which types of clouds are big, puffy, and bright white?
a) cirrus
b) stratus
c) cumulus
d) cumulonimbus

Which type of clouds are associated with stormy weather or thunderstorms?
a) cirrus
b) stratus
c) cumulus
d) cumulonimbus

Where do thunderstorms form?
a) over land and over water
b) over land only
c) over water only
d) over tropical water only

Which type of storm is produced by thunderstorms and has high spiraling winds, extremely low pressure and forming over land?
a) Thunderstorms
b) Tornadoes
c) Hurricanes
d) Blizzards

What is the cause of wind blowing?
a) Uneven heating within Earth's atmosphere
b) Even heating within Earth's atmosphere
c) Storms and systems
d) Frontal boundaries

Which term best describes a large section of the lower troposphere that has the same weather throughout?
a) front
b) air mass
c) pressure system
d) season

What type of weather occurs within a low pressure system?
a) Good, fair, clear weather
b) Bad, stormy, or cloudy weather
c) A mix of good and bad weather
d) Lots of sunshine

What type of weather occurs within a high pressure system?
a) Good, fair, clear weather
b) Bad, cloudy, or stormy weather
c) A mix of good and bad weather
d) Lots of stormy weather

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