Jeopardy - Effingham County Schools

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Jeopardy
Climate
Air Masses
And fronts
Thunder
storms
Hurricanes/
tornadoes
Other
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Final Jeopardy
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What is the relationship between weather and
climate?
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What is climate is the long-term weather
conditions of an area.
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What affects climates for only a few years at a
time?
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El Nino disturbances
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Each year, Montana receives about half of its
total annual precipitation during May, June and
July. What is this an example of
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What is seasonal pattern
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Scientists classify climates on the basis of?
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What is precipitation and temperature of an
area?
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Large bodies of water affect climate because?
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What is water heats up and cools down more
slowly than land.
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What type of weather front forms when two air
masses push against each other without
moving?
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What is a stationary front
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Many hours of steady rain or snow are
associated with what type of front?
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What is a cold front
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Clear skies and gentle breezes are usually
associated with …
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What is a high pressure system
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What type of weather is associated with a low
pressure system?
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What is strong winds and precipitation - Lousy
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What is the general movement of fronts in the
Northern hemisphere?
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What is counterclockwise.
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What types of conditions can lead to the
formation of a hurricane? (What type of
pressure system and where)
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What is a low pressure system over the ocean
near the equator.
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How does a thunderstorm form?
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What is humid air rises rapidly and forms
cumulonimbus clouds.
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This causes Earth to have more hours of
daylight in the summer than winter.
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What is Earth’s tilt?
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Thunderstorms can form when…
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What is warm, humid air quickly rises.
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Which of the following is NOT an effect of a
thunderstorm? Flash flood, tornado, lightning or
storm surge
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What is storm surge
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What does a hurricane begin as?
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What is a tropical depression.
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What does a bolt of lightning produce?
What is light and sound.
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What is a tornado.
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When do clouds form?
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What is when warm air rises and condenses in
cool air.
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Precipitation forms when
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What is when water droplets combine and
become heavy enough to fall.
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Air moves because air pressure…
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What isvaries from place to place.
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Air becomes saturated when…
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What is it is holding all the water it can hold.
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What causes a sea breeze to form?
What is unequal heating and cooling of the
beach and sea.
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Winds that change direction with the seasons
are known as …
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What is monsoons
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How does the Coriolis effect
influence global winds?
What is causes the winds to curve in the
Northern Hemisphere and in the Southern
Hemisphere.
Final Jeopardy
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Why is the air at sea level denser than at high
altitudes?
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What is the air molecules are pushed closer
together at sea level.