Weather Conditions and Disturbances Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Select the statement that best describes a mesocyclone.

Question 2 2. What is an object's heat capacity?

Question 3 3. How are the wind speeds in a tropical depression different from the wind speeds in a tropical storm?

Question 4 4. Florida and the Great Plains have tornadoes more frequently than other areas because:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is produced by thunderstorms?

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

Question 7 7. Tornadoes are classified based on:

Question 8 8. How are cyclones formed?

Question 9 9. Why is the climate of New York not as mild as the climate of San Diego?

Question 10 10. Where on earth is the term tropical cyclone most likely to be used?

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Question 11 11. Hurricanes develop from what type of air?

Question 12 12. How does a hurricane get energy?

Question 13 13. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 14 14. Why does water condense as an updraft rises?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is true of maritime climates?

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Question 16 16. A category 1 hurricane is _____ dangerous and will do _____ damage than a category 5 hurricane.

Question 17 17. Prevailing winds

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

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

Question 20 20. Before a thunderstorm can develop, what needs to happen in the atmosphere?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true of continental climates?

Question 22 22. A tropical depression has winds traveling at what speed?

Question 23 23. 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?

Question 24 24. Which is true about the eye of a hurricane?

Question 25 25. Which statement is NOT true about tropical cyclones?

Weather Conditions and Disturbances Chapter Exam Instructions

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