5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What do isobars represent on a map?
- Salt, dust particles, silver iodide, and combustion by-products are all examples of:
- Where are lenticular clouds most likely to form?
- The geostrophic wind concept is most like the real atmospheric winds
- All of the following are necessary ingredients for cloud formation EXCEPT:
- a to the lee of mountains
- b warm surface air temperatures.
- c condensation nuclei.
- d lines connecting points of equal air pressure
- e at high altitudes.
5 Multiple choice questions
- spontaneous freezing of large water droplets.
- equator-pole temperature contrast
- greater temperature changes over continents compared to oceans.
5 True/False questions
Which type of cloud is most likely to form a halo around the Sun or the Moon? → Cloud formation releases latent heat to the air.
The effect of friction on the wind alters its → viscosity.
You would expect vertical airflow in an anticyclone to result in → speed and direction.
High air pressure zones are usually associated with: → relatively dry conditions.
What is the average sea level pressure in the United States? → change in pressure along a horizontal surface.