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20 Questions - Developed by: Ben Kassel - Developed on: - 453 taken

See how much you know about Weather.

  • 1
    In the northern hemisphere, an area of low pressure produces wind that moves in what direction?
    East
    Clockwise
    West
    Counter Clockwise
  • 2
    In the southern hemisphere, an area of low pressure produces wind that moves in what direction?
    East
    Counter clockwise
    Clockwise
    West
  • 3
    How is the amount of wind force organized?
    On Synoptic Charts
    On Isobaric Charts
    On Weather Maps
    On the Beaufort Scale
  • 4
    What causes wind?
    Weather patterns
    Low pressure
    Air moves from regions of high pressure to regions of low pressure.
    High pressure
    Air moves from regions of low pressure to high pressure.
  • 5
    What type of wind is a valley wind?
    Anabatic
    Katabatic
    Both A and B
    Föhn
  • 6
    What type of wind is a mountain wind?
    Anabatic
    None of the above
    Föhn
    Katabatic
  • 7
    What is the standard unit of measure for wind speed?
    Meters per second
    Mile per hour
    Knots
    Kilometers per hour
  • 8
    What are Oktas a unit of measurement for?
    Water vapor
    Precipitation rates
    Saturation rates
    Visibility
    Cloud Cover
  • 9
    What is a unit for Temperature?
    Kelvin
    All of the above
    Celsius
    Fahrenheit
  • 10
    All the following are true about snow EXCEPT
    There are six "arms" on snowflakes
    Snow is a form of precipitation.
    It can be too cold to snow.
    It can snow in the summer.
    Snow can stick with surface temperatures above freezing.
  • 11
    How does lightning occur during a Thunderstorm?
    Different parts of a cloud become oppositely charged, and electrical currents flow between them.
    The relative humidity becomes unstable.
    Converging fronts collide.
    The atmospheric pressure suddenly rises.
  • 12
    What instrument is used to determine Relative Humidity?
    Anemometer
    Hygrometer
    Psychrometer
    Barograph
  • 13
    How much of solar energy we receive is reflected back into space? Why is this
    One-fourth; this is because of the Coriolis effect.
    One-third; this is because of the Albedo effect.
    One-sixth; this is because of the Albedo effect.
    One-third; this is because of the Coriolis effect.
  • 14
    Why don't the Winds move in a straight line? What is preventing them from moving in a straight line?
    Wind Shear
    Earth's rotation and the Coriolis force
    Earth's rotation
    The Gravitational force
    The Coriolis force
  • 15
    You see lightning strike in your area, and 15 seconds later you hear Thunder. How far away is the lightning from you?
    15 miles away
    7.5 miles away
    1 mile away
    3 miles away
    5 miles away
  • 16
    All these pollutants cause Acid Rain EXCEPT
    All of these pollutants cause Acid Rain
    Nitrogen oxide
    Carbon monoxide
    Sulfur dioxide
  • 17
    What are the four factors that causes a Tornado to form?
    Wind shear, high pressure, instability, and moisture
    Windy conditions, low pressure and high pressure colliding, instability, and moisture
    Windy conditions, low and high pressure colliding, instability, and precipitation
    Wind shear, low pressure, instability, and moisture
  • 18
    Around how hot is lightning?
    7,800 degrees
    44,840 degrees
    53,540 degrees
    28,750 degrees
  • 19
    Around what percent of Thunderstorm Supercells produce a tornado?
    20%
    30%
    50%
    15%
  • 20
    What elements make up the Aurora Borealis?
    Oxygen
    Neon
    Nitrogen
    Carbon
    Nitrogen and Oxygen

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