Chapter Review: WEATHER
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Which type of weather occurrence is shown in the figure?29
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Which type of weather occurrence is shown in the figure?
Why are there fewer molecules of air up in the mountains?
because air pressure is the same throughout all layers of the atmosphere
because air pressure increases as you go higher
because air pressure decreases as you go higher
because air is too heavy300s
Weather refers to the state of the atmosphere__________.
at a specific time and place
over a long period of time
over a short period of time
at a specific temperature300s
How do isobars help meteorologists predict weather?
They help meteorologists tell how fast wind is blowing by noting the distance between the isobars on a weather map.
They help meteorologists determine the daily temperature and wind direction.
They help meteorologists see areas of equal temperature.
They help meteorologists predict dry weather.300s
Force exerted on an area is called __________.
Why are these two systems showing how wind is formed?
The show downdrafts during hurricanes.
They show the rotation of Earth.
They show how differences in air pressure produce air movement.
They show the clockwise motion of air during storms.300s
What is a person called who studies the weather?
What element of air determines its temperature?
the direction of air molecules
the average motion of air molecules
the composition of air molecules
the arrangement of air molecules300s
What does symbol A on the figure represent?
change in barometric pressure
wind speed and direction300s
What is the cause of the strong winds associated with thunderstorms?
strong updrafts of warm, moist air and downdrafts of rain-cooled air
strong updrafts of dry air
weak updrafts of warm, moist air300s
What is the difference between a tornado and a hurricane?
They are the same things.
Tornadoes happen during winter and hurricanes happen in the summer.
Tornadoes occur over water and hurricanes occur over land.
Tornadoes occur over land and hurricanes occur over water.300s
What do the arrows on this figure represent?
storm conditions around the world
wind speed and direction
relative direction and temperature of the winds
forces of climate change300s
If a weather map has a symbol that shows a circle with the letter H in the middle, what is it referring to?
How can lightning occur during a storm?
Converging fronts collide.
The atmospheric pressure suddenly rises.
Different parts of a cloud become oppositely charged and current flows between them.
The relative humidity drops.300s
When the temperature reaches its ____, snow, rain, or hail is likely to form.
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