Weather and Storms: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are the wind speeds in a tropical depression different from the wind speeds in a tropical storm?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is true about climate?

Question 3 3. Before a thunderstorm can develop, what needs to happen in the atmosphere?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is true about tornadoes?

Question 5 5. Select the statement that best describes a mesocyclone.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is produced by thunderstorms?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is NOT true about weather?

Question 8 8. Which winds blow towards the poles and work to create the Ferrell cells?

Question 9 9. Tornadoes are classified based on:

Question 10 10. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to be occurring in the area?

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Question 11 11. One reason that Thomas Jefferson is an important figure is because he:

Question 12 12. A pressure gradient force is

Question 13 13. Florida and the Great Plains have tornadoes more frequently than other areas because:

Question 14 14. How are cyclones formed?

Question 15 15. A category 1 hurricane is _____ dangerous and will do _____ damage than a category 5 hurricane.

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. What type of weather would you expect from an air mass with a classification of cA in the winter?

Question 18 18. Which statement is true about air pressure?

Question 19 19. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 20 20. Which of the following will cause air pressure to increase?

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Question 21 21. Based on the front pictured below, which front is advancing over the other?

Question 22 22. What are changes in temperature without adding or losing heat called?

Question 23 23. What is the cause of El Niño?

Question 24 24. Which is a source of floods?

Question 25 25. El Niño is the _____ of the eastern Pacific Ocean, and La Niña is the _____.

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Question 26 26. Which correctly defines flood channels?

Question 27 27. La Niña typically creates what type of weather conditions along the west coast of the U.S.?

Question 28 28. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to find in the area?

Question 29 29. Floods

Question 30 30. Hurricanes develop from what type of air?

Weather and Storms: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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