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Air Masses and Fronts

Quiz by Kelly Clough

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30 questions
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  • Q1
    Tropical air masses are characterized by...
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    cool or cold air
    warm or hot air
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  • Q2
    A front where a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet and neither can move the other is...
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    stationary front
    cold front
    warm front
    occluded front
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  • Q3
    Cold air is...
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    less dense and tends to rise or move upward
    more dense and tends to sink
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  • Q4
    Which number shows the symbol for an occluded front?
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    2
    1
    4
    3
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  • Q5
    Polar air masses are characterized by...
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    cool or cold air
    warm or hot air
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  • Q6
    Which number shows the symbol for a cold front?
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    4
    2
    3
    1
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  • Q7
    A front where a warm air mass is caught between two colder air masses is called...
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    cold front
    stationary front
    warm front
    occluded front
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  • Q8
    High pressure is associated with ________ weather.
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    warm and wet
    clear and cool
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  • Q9
    Warm air is...
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    more dense and tends to sink
    less dense and tends to rise or move upward
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  • Q10
    Maritime air masses are characterized by...
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    moist air
    dry air
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  • Q11
    This picture shows a...
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    warm front
    stationary front
    occluded front
    cold front
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  • Q12
    A front where a cold air mass pushes out a warm air mass, bringing cooler weather is called...
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    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
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  • Q13
    Continental air masses are characterized by...
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    dry air
    moist air
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  • Q14
    The amount of water vapor or moisture in the air is called...
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    air pressure
    humidity
    temperature
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  • Q15
    Low pressure is associated with ________ weather.
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    clear and cool
    warm and wet
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  • Q16
    This picture shows...
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    warm front
    cold front
    stationary front
    occluded front
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  • Q17
    A front where a warm air mass pushes out a cold air mass bringing rain and warm weather is...
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    stationary front
    occluded front
    cold front
    warm front
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  • Q18
    What is the force or weight of the air molecules pushing on an area?
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    temperature
    humidity
    air pressure
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  • Q19
    Which type of storm forms over tropical ocean waters and has extremely strong winds?
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    hurricane
    tornado
    tsunami
    thunderstorms
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  • Q20
    A boundary between air masses of different temperature and humidity is called a...
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    air pressure
    precipitation
    humidity
    front
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