Question 1 (1 point)If an observer sees cirrus clouds, followed later by cirrostratus and then altostratus, he/she is witnessing the approach of which type of front?
Question 2 (1 point)Which of the following is true about a steep pressure gradient?
Question 3 (1 point)Most of the United States is situated in which zone of prevailing winds?
Question 4 (1 point)What is the most important process of cloud formation in the atmosphere?
Question 5 (1 point)When a hurricane moves onto land, it rapidly loses its energy and declines in intensity. Which factor contributes to this loss of punch?
Question 6 (1 point)Which of the following would NOT be associated with stable atmospheric conditions?
Question 7 (1 point)Which force generates wind?
Question 8 (1 point)Which air masses have the greatest influence on weather conditions in the central United States?
Question 9 (1 point)Which of the following is affected by the Coriolis effect?
Question 10 (1 point)A dark, gray cloud that blankets the sky and often generates precipitation is which type of cloud?