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Q: Weather _____. is easily predicted occurs over a long period has a local impact has a global impact Question #3MultipleChoice Score: During the winter, what type of precipitation would most
likely fall in New York, with temperatures averaging 32°F? rain sleet snow drizzle Question #4MultipleChoice Score: Earth's _____ and _____ affect the relative amounts of solar radiation regions receive. distance; tilt shape; tilt revolution; orbit orbit; distance Question #5MultipleChoice Score: I live by the beach on the north Pacific Coast. Temperatures are _____ and humidity is _____. mild; low extreme; low mild; high extreme; high Question #6TrueFalse Score: Like a greenhouse gas, clouds can trap heat emitted from the earth's surface. True False Question #7MultipleChoice Score: Generally, weather patterns in the U.S. move _____. west to east east to west north to south south to north Question #8TextMultipleChoice Score: Our global climate and weather on Earth can all be attributed to the Sunhuman activitythe moonthe ocean. Question #9MultipleChoice Score: You notice the line of mercury in your barometer is all the way to the top—30 inches. Is this high or low pressure? What kind of weather should you expect? high; bad weather high; good weather low; bad weather low; good weather Question #10MultipleChoice Score: A drought _____ rainfall, while a flood _____ rainfall. lacks; gets too much gets too much; lacks lacks; produces Question #11MultipleChoice Score: You live in the U.S., and it's summer time. If you were in space looking at Earth, this is the image you would see: A B C Question #12MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Climate _____. is predictable occurs over a long period usually only has a local impact has a global impact is unpredictable Question #13MultipleChoice Score: I saw glaciers and a desert of snow. I saw a whale jump up from the ocean. My sister says she saw a "white bear," but I didn't believe her. What climate zone is being described? tropical temperate polar subtropical Question #14MultipleChoice Score: Plate tectonics have caused global climate change in the past. This is because _____. atmospheric and oceanic circulation patterns are affected the earth's orbit is affected solar output is affected the earth's tilt is affected Question #15TextMultipleChoice Score: When water vapor rises into the atmosphere and begins to condense, it releases core heatlatent heatgeothermal heatsolar heat, the energy of a thunderstorm. Question #16TextMultipleChoice Score: Match each cloud type with its image. Cirrus BCAED Cumulus CEABD Stratus ADEBC Cumulonimbus ADECB Fog EACDB Question #17MultipleChoice Score: We were having a picnic, but a thunderstorm was suddenly over us. This was due to a change in _____. climate weather Question #18TextMultipleChoice Score: A weather pattern you can expect is cloud coveragewind speed and directiona tornadoseasonal temperatures and precipitation. Question #19MultipleChoice Score: We traveled all the way across the U.S. In some states, it rained; in others, it was hot and dry. But, the West Coast beaches were the best! What climate zone is being described? tropical temperate polar subtropical Question #20MultipleChoice Score: Probably the deadliest aspect of a thunderstorm is _____. rain thunder lightning hail Question #21MultipleChoice Score: I live in the city. It's always warmer in the city, compared to other areas, even at night. Why is that? The rain shadow effect makes surrounding areas cool and moist and the city warm and dry. Buildings absorb and retain heat from the Sun, producing the urban heat island effect. Lake effect snow only affects areas outside of the city. The city receives lake effect snow. Question #22MultipleChoice Score: In desert climates, the days are very hot and nights very cold. This is mainly because _____. there are rarely any clouds in the sky there are always clouds to trap or reflect heat to warm or cool the area desert climates are humid Question #23TextMultipleChoice Score: Climates on Earth get warmercolderwetter as you move from the equator to the poles. Question #24MultipleChoice Score: A tropical storm turns into a hurricane when wind speeds reach _____. 28 miles per hour 34 miles per hour 56 miles per hour 74 miles per hour Question #25MultipleChoice Score: Would a meteorologist new to the local area have difficulty forecasting the weather? No, because weathermen use computer-generated data. No, because weathermen track weather with various measurement tools. Yes, because along with weather data, weathermen use personal knowledge of the area's geographical features. Question #26MultipleChoice Score: During the summer season, an expected weather pattern is _____. Throughout the year, however, a weather condition that can change day-by-day is _____. increased cloud coverage; wind direction increased humidity; precipitation increased temperatures; wind speed increased wind speed; temperature Question #27MultipleChoice Score: What happens with the heat or energy Earth receives from the Sun? Most is trapped on Earth and some is reflected back out to space. It's all absorbed and trapped on Earth. Some is trapped on Earth and most is reflected back out to space. Question #28TextMultipleChoice Score: A droughttsunamihurricanetornado usually develops in a severe thunderstorm in areas with flat plains. Question #29TextMultipleChoice Score: Match each precipitation type with its image. Snow BDAC Hail CADB Sleet BDCA Rain ACDB Question #30MultipleChoice Score: When we go to Hawaii, we know to dress light and bring an umbrella. This is because we know Hawaii's _____. climate weather Question #31Matching Score: Match each weather instrument with its description. 1. weather maps/satellite carried with a weather balloon 2. Doppler radar used to help track air masses and fronts 3. radiosonde points in the direction winds are coming from 4. wind vane uses two thermometers; a dry and wet bulb 5. psychrometer uses frequency waves to track particle movement Question #32MultipleChoice Score: Your _____ indicates that the relative humidity is very high. Rain probably _____ occur. anemometer; will anemometer; won't hygrometer; will hygrometer; won't Question #33MultipleChoice Score: If you're lying on the beach and small, white cumulus clouds are headed your way, what should you do? Continue lying on the beach; these clouds produce fair weather. Pack up everything and leave; these clouds produce storms! Put up your umbrella; these clouds produce only light precipitation. Question #34MultipleChoice Score: Changing atmospheric conditions, like increasing carbon dioxide content, might possibly _____. cause global warming change global climate increase hurricane and storm activity all of the above Question #35TextMultipleChoice Score: RadiationConductionCondensationConvection in the atmosphere and ocean creates wind and ocean currents.
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