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Weather Conditions & Severe Weather Phenomena Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Florida and the Great Plains have tornadoes more frequently than other areas because:

Question 2 2. How are cyclones formed?

Question 3 3. How does a hurricane get energy?

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

Question 5 5. Why does water condense as an updraft rises?

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Question 6 6. Which is a source of floods?

Question 7 7. A category 1 hurricane is _____ dangerous and will do _____ damage than a category 5 hurricane.

Question 8 8. Tornadoes are classified based on:

Question 9 9. If you watch the Weather Channel or view weather information online, you will often see either high or low pressure moving across the central United States. This part of the country is exposed to weather coming out of the north or from the south, depending on prevailing conditions. What type of weather pattern would you expect to see from competing fronts?

Question 10 10. Floods

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Question 11 11. What are changes in temperature without adding or losing heat called?

Question 12 12. Which statement is true about air pressure?

Question 13 13. Where on earth is the term tropical cyclone most likely to be used?

Question 14 14. Which statement is NOT true about tropical cyclones?

Question 15 15. What type of air is capable of holding more moisture?

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Question 16 16. Which correctly defines flood channels?

Question 17 17. Which of the following will cause air pressure to increase?

Question 18 18. Some scientists think tornadoes form due to:

Question 19 19. Which statement correctly describes a front?

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

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Question 21 21. When looking at a mountain, where are you likely to view rain falling?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. A tropical depression has winds traveling at what speed?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT true about thunder and lightning?

Question 25 25. Which winds blow towards the poles and work to create the Ferrell cells?

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Question 26 26. What is the main difference between floods and flash floods?

Question 27 27. 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 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. How are the wind speeds in a tropical depression different from the wind speeds in a tropical storm?

Question 30 30. Before a thunderstorm can develop, what needs to happen in the atmosphere?

Weather Conditions & Severe Weather Phenomena Chapter Exam Instructions

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