Warm Up - Page 64 - Earth Science with Mrs. Wilson

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Test Info:
35 questions
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20
multiple choice
5 matching
10 short answer
Flash flood - Cincinnati 1997
Flash floods can also occur
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
When dams break
When ice and snow rapidly melt
Flooding occurs most often
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In the spring of the year as there are additional
spring rains and ice and snow melts.
Question 1
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Where would a continental polar air mass form?
a.
b.
c.
d.
The Gulf of Mexico
The desert southwest
The Pacific Ocean
Northern Canada
Question 2
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How does a warm front form?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Cold air moves under warm air and pushes it up
Warm air becomes caught between two cold air
masses.
Warm air moves over cold air and replaces it.
Two air masses meet and stay separated.
Question 3
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The most powerful storms on Earth are
a.
b.
c.
d.
Tornadoes.
Thunderstorms.
Hurricanes.
Hailstones.
Question 4
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What kind of weather would cumulonimbus clouds
likely bring?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Clear and sunny
Light rain
Hurricane
Thunderstorm
Question 5
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A tornado is dangerous mostly because of its
a.
b.
c.
d.
Heavy rains
Storm surge
Lightning
Strong wind
Question 6
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Which describes the eye of a hurricane?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Brings winds of up to 200 mph
Has warm, calm air and light winds
Has strong, spinning winds
Has spiraling bands of heavy rain
Question 7
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What kind of weather does a stationary front
bring?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Severe storms
Drizzly rain followed by clear weather
Cold, dry weather
Many days of cloudy, wet weather
Question 8
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A storm surge is a dangerous part of
a.
b.
c.
d.
A tornado.
A hurricane.
The water cycle.
A thunderstorm.
Question 9
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A maritime polar air mass that forms over the North
Pacific Ocean brings what kind of weather to the
Pacific Coast of the United States?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Warm
Dry
Wet
Extremely cold
Question 10
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What causes changes in weather?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Clouds form.
Water evaporates.
The air gets more humid.
Air masses move and meet.
Question 11
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What kind of weather does a cold front usually
bring?
a.
b.
c.
d.
Warm
Stormy
Sunny
Windy
Question 12
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An air mass that formed over northern Mexico and
affected the southwestern United States would be a
a.
b.
c.
d.
Maritime polar air mass.
Maritime tropical air mass.
Continental polar air mass.
Continental tropical air mass.
Question 13
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Warm air masses that affect the west coast of the
United States are called
a.
b.
c.
d.
Maritime polar air masses.
Maritime tropical air masses.
Continental polar air masses.
Continental tropical air masses.
Question 14
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Cold, dry air affecting the northern United States in
winter often comes from
a.
b.
c.
d.
Maritime polar air masses.
Maritime tropical air masses.
Continental polar air masses.
Continental tropical air masses.
Question 15
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When a rapidly moving cold air mass runs into a
slowly moving warm air mass, the result is
a.
b.
c.
d.
a cold front.
a stationary front.
a warm front.
an occluded front.
Question 16
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When a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet
and no movement occurs, the result is
a.
b.
c.
d.
An occluded front.
A warm front.
A stationary front.
A cold front.
Question 17
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Thunderstorms form within
a.
b.
c.
d.
High altocumulus clouds.
High cirrocumulus clouds.
Large cumulonimbus clouds.
Low cirrus clouds.
Question 18
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A funnel-shaped cloud that touches Earth’s surface is
called a
a.
b.
c.
d.
Thunderhead.
Tornado.
Cyclone.
Hurricane.
Question 19
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Flooding is most often caused by
a.
b.
c.
d.
Fast-flowing rivers.
Tornadoes.
Melting snow and spring rains.
Snowstorms.
Question 20
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Sudden storms, broken dams, and ice jams that
break can produce
a.
b.
c.
d.
Flash floods.
Spring floods.
Slowly rising rivers and streams.
Little or no local damage.
Question 21
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What tracks the location, movement, and amount of
precipitation?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Anemometer
Radar
Barometer
Psychrometer
thermometer
Question 22
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What consists of two thermometers?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Anemometer
Radar
Barometer
Psychrometer
thermometer
Question 23
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What measures wind speed?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Anemometer
Radar
Barometer
Psychrometer
thermometer
Question 24
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What measures air temperature?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Anemometer
Radar
Barometer
Psychrometer
thermometer
Question 25
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What measures air pressure?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Anemometer
Radar
Barometer
Psychrometer
thermometer
Question 26

Draw the symbol used on a weather map to
indicate a cold front.
Question 27
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What type of weather occurs at a cold front
boundary?
Question 28
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Draw the symbol used on a weather map to
indicate a stationary front.
Question 29
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What type of weather occurs at a warm front
boundary?
Question 30
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Meteorologists draw lines on weather maps that link
areas of equal pressure. What are those lines
called?