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Michigan Merit Exam: Severe Weather Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which of the following areas are tornadoes most common?

Question 2 2. Tornadoes are classified based on:

Question 3 3. Why does water condense as an updraft rises?

Question 4 4. Which is a source of floods?

Question 5 5. Before a thunderstorm can develop, what needs to happen in the atmosphere?

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Question 6 6. Which is NOT true about thunder and lightning?

Question 7 7. What happens to air as it expands?

Question 8 8. How are cyclones formed?

Question 9 9. Which statement is true about air pressure?

Question 10 10. The Coriolis Effect is the

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Question 11 11. Florida and the Great Plains have tornadoes more frequently than other areas because:

Question 12 12. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to find in the area?

Question 13 13. The ultimate source of wind is

Question 14 14. What type of weather would you expect from an air mass with a classification of cA in the winter?

Question 15 15. Floods

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Question 16 16. Select the statement that best describes a mesocyclone.

Question 17 17. Which lifting mechanism is responsible for hurricanes?

Question 18 18. Frontal lifting occurs when

Question 19 19. When looking at a mountain, where are you likely to view rain falling?

Question 20 20. Which statement correctly describes a front?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following will cause air pressure to increase?

Question 22 22. What effect does friction have on the Coriolis Effect?

Question 23 23. A tropical depression has winds traveling at what speed?

Question 24 24. Hurricanes develop from what type of air?

Question 25 25. What type of weather is associated with an air mass that has a classification of mT in the summer?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT a mechanism of air lift?

Question 27 27. Which of the following best describes a front?

Question 28 28. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 29 29. Which best describes a storm surge?

Question 30 30. What type of air is capable of holding more moisture?

Michigan Merit Exam: Severe Weather Chapter Exam Instructions

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