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5 Matching questions

  1. Of the following cloud types, which is most likely to produce the most rain?
  2. A primary factor causing monsoon circulations is
  3. When warm moist air moves over a cold surface, ________ fog may result.
  4. Which air mass code letter is paired with the wrong word?
  5. Thunder and lightning are associated with the ________ cloud.
  1. a nimbostratus
  2. b advection
  3. c cumulonimbus
  4. d t = temperate
  5. e greater temperature changes over continents compared to oceans.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. high relative humidity and clear nighttime skies
  2. near the equator and in mid-latitudes.
  3. winter dry season
  4. are generally faster than surface winds
  5. spontaneous freezing of large water droplets.

5 True/False questions

  1. Clouds are classified and named according to their altitude andform or appearance.


  2. When geostrophic conditions exist in the atmosphere, the net force on the moving air iszero


  3. When air moves from the ocean onto land:converging winds and ascending air result over the land.


  4. The wave-like or meandering pattern of the upper level winds in middle latitudes is of major importance forviscosity.


  5. Horizontal variations in air pressure cause a force which makes the wind blow. These pressure variations are caused bymountain ranges, cyclones, and anticyclones.