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

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