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5 Matching questions

  1. Stratus cloud
  2. Meteorologist
  3. Hurricanes
  4. Atmosphere
  5. Forecast
  1. a 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.
  2. b blanket of air that surrounds the Earth
  3. c Scientists who study the weather
    Study air masses to make weather forecasts
  4. d Prediction of the weather. Study air pressure, temperature, wind and moisture to determine the forecast.
  5. e Thick 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Strong windstorms which have cloud shaped like funnels.
  2. Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules
  3. air 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
  4. The amount of water vapor in the air
  5. The average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth

5 True/False questions

  1. Beaufort ScaleScale that shows the number for wind speed.


  2. Tilt of the axis & orbit of the Earthcause the change of seasons


  3. Precipitationwater returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)


  4. WeatherDay to day conditions in a given area


  5. FrontPlace where two air masses meet