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5 Matching Questions

  1. Four Properties of Weather
  2. Forecast
  3. Relative Humidity
  4. Weather
  5. Cirrus clouds
  1. a Air pressure, air moisture, temperature, air movement
  2. b Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
  3. c Thin, white & feathery edges,
    seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
  4. d Comparison of water vapor and air temperature
  5. e Day to day conditions in a given area

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. water returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)
  2. Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.
  3. Storms with strong winds and heavy rains. Occur over a large area and last a long time. Begin over the ocean but can move to shore.
  4. The average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
  5. Scale that shows the number for wind speed.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ThermometerInstrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules


  2. Frontair movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south


  3. HumidityThe amount of water vapor in the air


  4. Air Pressurethe pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.


  5. Stratus cloudThick layer that forms a blanket over land.
    Little sunlight shines through, appear gray, produce rain or snow, fog is a stratus cloud that's close to the Earth


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