Air Distribution and Movement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Wind is forced to rise when it hits a mountain. The rising air then cools, and the moisture within it condenses into snow. This process is an example of _____.

Question 2 2. Rossby waves are

Question 3 3. El Niño is the _____ of the eastern Pacific Ocean, and La Niña is the _____.

Question 4 4. How are cumulus clouds formed?

Question 5 5. What is the cause of El Niño?

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Question 6 6. Which statement correctly describes a front?

Question 7 7. Based on the front pictured below, which front is advancing over the other?

Question 8 8. What type of weather is associated with an air mass that has a classification of mT in the summer?

Question 9 9. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to find in the area?

Question 10 10. What type of weather would you expect from an air mass with a classification of cA in the winter?

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Question 11 11. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to be occurring in the area?

Question 12 12. What weather event takes place when a cold front moves faster than a warm front and then overtakes it?

Question 13 13. La Niña typically creates what type of weather conditions along the west coast of the U.S.?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT true about ENSO events?

Question 15 15. Which of the following best describes a front?

Air Distribution and Movement Chapter Exam Instructions

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