Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 20: Weather Patterns and Severe Storms Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is produced by thunderstorms?

Question 2 2. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 3 3. Which statement correctly describes a front?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT true about thunder and lightning?

Question 5 5. Florida and the Great Plains have tornadoes more frequently than other areas because:

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Question 6 6. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to be occurring in the area?

Question 7 7. How does a hurricane get energy?

Question 8 8. What weather event takes place when a cold front moves faster than a warm front and then overtakes it?

Question 9 9. Tornadoes are classified based on:

Question 10 10. Sometimes you will see an anvil shaped cloud that is a product of updrafts and downdrafts cycling together. What has developed and will happen next?

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Question 11 11. Which is true about the eye of a hurricane?

Question 12 12. What type of weather would you expect from an air mass with a classification of cA in the winter?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes a front?

Question 14 14. How are cumulus clouds formed?

Question 15 15. A tropical depression has winds traveling at what speed?

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Question 16 16. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to find in the area?

Question 17 17. Hurricanes develop from what type of air?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is true about tornadoes?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. In which of the following areas are tornadoes most common?

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Question 21 21. A category 1 hurricane is _____ dangerous and will do _____ damage than a category 5 hurricane.

Question 22 22. Before a thunderstorm can develop, what needs to happen in the atmosphere?

Question 23 23. Based on the front pictured below, which front is advancing over the other?

Question 24 24. Why does water condense as an updraft rises?

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

Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 20: Weather Patterns and Severe Storms Chapter Exam Instructions

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