Weather Quiz B

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This Quiz is 10 questions about weather- an important thing in our lives. Taking Weather Quiz A before this one is suggested since this one is more difficult.

  • 1
    Which description best describes weather?
    How a person feels/ mood they get from outdoor conditions.
    A report of sunny, cloudy, rain, cold, hot, etc.
    The condition of the atmosphere at a given time or place.
  • 2
    What does the height of cumulus clouds depend on?
    Temperature and Dew Point (humidity)
    Only Temperature
    Only Dew Point
    How much energy from the sun is reaching the earth.
  • 3
    What is Cyclogenesis?
    A pattern of relocation of the jet stream.
    Cold and warm air interact to form a low pressure system.
    Cold and warm air interact to form a high pressure system.
    The water cycle in a different order.
  • 4
    Smog is known as what?
    When a skunk can be smelled from a distance during a foggy night.
    Fog that has a unpleasant smell.
    Basically a mixture of smoke and fog.
  • 5
    Which of these clouds do not belong in this group?(according to height)
  • 6
    What is the tropopause?
    Basically the boundary of the earth's atmosphere and outer space.
    The height of the highest cloud in the near and surrounding skies.
    Basically it marks the end of the troposphere and beginning of the stratosphere.
  • 7
    What is the dew point?
    The temperature at which air saturates at a given place.
    The temperature for dew to form at a given place.
    The temperature for dew or frost (depending on season) to form at a given place.
    The temperature for rain to occur at a given place.
  • 8
    Correction from "Weather Quiz A" what maximum height are cirrus clouds CAPABLE OF REACHING?
    5+ miles
    5.32 miles
    5 miles
    4.44 miles
    4 miles
  • 9
    Which of these cities receives the most snow each year?
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Marquette, Michigan
    Toronto, Canada
    Green Bay, Wisconsin
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 10
    The quantity of water vapor the air can hold increases with which one of these?
    Dew Point
    Amount of UV radiation
    Air Pressure

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