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5 Matching questions

  1. Thunderstorms
  2. Wind
  3. Barometer
  4. Hurricanes
  5. Thermometer
  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 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
  3. c Instrument that measures air pressure
  4. d Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.
  5. e Instrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Temperature & precipitation
  2. Comparison of water vapor and air temperature
  3. Day to day conditions in a given area
  4. Place where two air masses meet
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. PrecipitationThe average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth


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


  3. Cirrus cloudsThin, white & feathery edges,
    seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton


  4. Cumulus cloudsLarge, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
    Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms


  5. AnemometerInstrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules