Weather Forecasting and Analysis Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which could help you determine ground temperature?

Question 2 2. Which of these is not actually a map?

Question 3 3. What is one of the major advantages of statistical forecasting over other methods?

Question 4 4. Which of these is not one of the elements of a good forecast?

Question 5 5. At its most basic, what is verification?

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Question 6 6. Which type of image can help you tell the difference between clouds and rain?

Question 7 7. Rain does what to the speed of sound for radar?

Question 8 8. If I make the argument that the weather tomorrow will most likely be about the same as the weather today, what method of forecasting am I using?

Question 9 9. Which of these would be most useful for tracking a hurricane?

Question 10 10. Which of these is the most common form of qualitative verification?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is most relevant to synoptic forecasting?

Question 12 12. Which of these questions can be used to create a contingency table?

Question 13 13. What question do quantitative verification techniques, like contingency tables, seek to answer?

Question 14 14. What are Numerical Weather Prediction computers programmed to do?

Question 15 15. If I'm trying to create a 10-day weather forecast for an area with inconsistent weather that is minimally impacted by large-scale patterns, which technique would I use?

Weather Forecasting and Analysis Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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