Stratus Clouds: Definition & Facts

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Which type of weather is commonly associated with stratus clouds?

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1. Which analogy best describes a stratus cloud?

2. Which type of cloud contains ice crystals that can form a halo effect around the sun or moon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Put your knowledge of stratus clouds to the test with the help of this combination quiz and worksheet. The quiz will have you choose the best analogy to describe a stratus cloud and ask you about the type of weather most associated with stratus clouds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on the following:

  • Type of cloud that contains ice crystals that can form a halo effect around the sun
  • Factor that determines the size and thickness of stratus clouds
  • Type of cloud that requires you to carry an umbrella

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow you to practice following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the weather that is associated with stratus clouds and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the factor that determines the thickness of a stratus cloud
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to choose the best analogy to describe stratus clouds

Additional Learning

If you would like to study more about this type of cloud, read the lesson Stratus Clouds: Definition & Facts. The following objectives will be covered by the lesson:

  • Learn how stratus clouds form
  • Study the types of stratus clouds
  • View images of various clouds
  • Identify the four main groups of clouds
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