Weather Patterns: Definition, Development & Movement


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Which of the following are components of weather patterns?

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1. Which of the following describes the collision of a cool front with a warm front?

2. Which of the following is responsible for the global movement of weather patterns?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Weather plays a major role in just about everything, from daily activities to keeping plants and ecosystems alive. This assessment will help you reinforce your understanding of how weather patterns work, what happens when different air masses collide and what is responsible for the movement of weather.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions in this assessment will test your knowledge regarding:

  • Components of weather patterns
  • The results of colliding cool and warm fronts
  • What causes the global movement of weather
  • The development of long periods of rain

Skills Practiced

Complete this assessment to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding global weather patterns and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how weather moves
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how moving fronts affect weather

Additional Learning

This assessment comes with a short lesson, Weather Patterns: Definition, Development & Movement, that will help you improve your understanding of the material. Some of the other topics covered in this assessment include:

  • How weather patterns affect human life
  • Wind and precipitation
  • How the jet stream works