Weather and Storms: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which statement is NOT true about tropical cyclones?

Question 2 2. Which statement is true about air pressure?

Question 3 3. Based on the front pictured below, which front is advancing over the other?

Question 4 4. Tornadoes are classified based on:

Question 5 5. El Niño is the _____ of the eastern Pacific Ocean, and La Niña is the _____.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is NOT true about weather?

Question 7 7. Why does water condense as an updraft rises?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. When looking at a mountain, where are you likely to view rain falling?

Question 10 10. How are the wind speeds in a tropical depression different from the wind speeds in a tropical storm?

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Question 11 11. Which correctly defines flood channels?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. What happens to air as it expands?

Question 14 14. Which is true about the eye of a hurricane?

Question 15 15. Select the statement that best describes a mesocyclone.

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Question 16 16. What weather event takes place when a cold front moves faster than a warm front and then overtakes it?

Question 17 17. The ultimate source of wind is

Question 18 18. Which of the following is produced by thunderstorms?

Question 19 19. Floods

Question 20 20. Where on earth is the term tropical cyclone most likely to be used?

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Question 21 21. What effect does friction have on the Coriolis Effect?

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

Question 23 23. In which of the following areas are tornadoes most common?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is true about weather and climate?

Question 25 25. A tropical depression has winds traveling at what speed?

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Question 26 26. Your family has decided to vacation in Europe during the early fall. If you wanted to know the climate during that time of year, which of the following data would you NOT want to use?

Question 27 27. Which statement correctly describes a front?

Question 28 28. How does a hurricane get energy?

Question 29 29. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 30 30. Which of the following is true about tornadoes?

Weather and Storms: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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