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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a large volume of air with uniform temperature and water vapor concentrations.
  2. a visible mass of water droplets or ice crystals that are suspended in an air layer that has contact with the ground.
  3. 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.
  4. a boundary in which a warm air mass is over taking a cold air mass.
  5. a process by which air reaches saturation by being forced up and over mountains.
  6. a boundary in which a cold air mass is overtaking a warm air mass.

6 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. Advection Foga ground level cloud formed when a moist, warm, air mass moves over a cold surface like a snow pack, a lake, or an ocean.

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  6. Clouda boundary that exists between air masses with different temperatures and/or water vapor concentrations.

          

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