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AP Environmental Science - Weather and Storms: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Florida and the Great Plains have tornadoes more frequently than other areas because:

Question 2 2. What type of weather is associated with an air mass that has a classification of mT in the summer?

Question 3 3. What are the three circulation cells in each hemisphere?

Question 4 4. What happens to air as it expands?

Question 5 5. What type of weather would you expect from an air mass with a classification of cA in the winter?

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Question 6 6. Hurricanes develop from what type of air?

Question 7 7. El Niño is the _____ of the eastern Pacific Ocean, and La Niña is the _____.

Question 8 8. How does a hurricane get energy?

Question 9 9. Select the statement that best describes a mesocyclone.

Question 10 10. Which is NOT true about thunder and lightning?

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Question 11 11. In which of the following areas are tornadoes most common?

Question 12 12. Which statement correctly describes a front?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is true about climate?

Question 14 14. One reason that Thomas Jefferson is an important figure is because he:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true about tornadoes?

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Question 16 16. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 17 17. Based on the front pictured below, which front is advancing over the other?

Question 18 18. How are the wind speeds in a tropical depression different from the wind speeds in a tropical storm?

Question 19 19. Why does water condense as an updraft rises?

Question 20 20. What effect does friction have on the Coriolis Effect?

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Question 21 21. Which best describes a storm surge?

Question 22 22. Floods

Question 23 23. Warm air rising creates areas of low pressure, particularly around the equator where we find the Doldrums. What is created when cool air starts to sink?

Question 24 24. Which statement is NOT true about tropical cyclones?

Question 25 25. 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 _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT true about ENSO events?

Question 27 27. The Arabian Desert is located in Western Asia and stretches from Yemen to the Persian Gulf and from Oman to Jordan and Iraq. What type of atmospheric circulation was MOST likely responsible for the creation of the Arabian Desert?

Question 28 28. Which statement is true about air pressure?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is produced by thunderstorms?

Question 30 30. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to be occurring in the area?

AP Environmental Science - Weather and Storms: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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