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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the temperature above freezing to which air must be cooled to reach saturation.
  2. a nearly motionless boundary between a cold air mass and a warm air mass. Winds blow parallel to the front, but in opposite directions on the two sides of the front.
  3. ice crystals formed by sublimation of water vapor on a relatively cold surface like grass, cars, etc.
  4. a boundary that exists between air masses with different temperatures and/or water vapor concentrations.
  5. a general name for a ground level cloud that forms when cold air comes in contact with relatively warm water.
  6. a boundary that forms when a cold front overtakes a warm front.

6 True/False Questions

  1. Radiation Foga ground level cloud formed by nighttime radiational cooling of a humid air layer. Common on clear nights with light winds over damp areas such as rain soaked fields or wetlands.

          

  2. Cold Fronta boundary in which a warm air mass is over taking a cold air mass.

          

  3. Saturationa general name for a ground level cloud that forms when cold air comes in contact with relatively warm water.

          

  4. Convectional Coolinga temperature drop that accompanies a pressure reduction on an air parcel, as when air parcels rise within the atmosphere.

          

  5. Advection Foga ground level cloud formed by nighttime radiational cooling of a humid air layer. Common on clear nights with light winds over damp areas such as rain soaked fields or wetlands.

          

  6. Cloudice crystals formed by sublimation of water vapor on a relatively cold surface like grass, cars, etc.

          

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