1. Base your answer to the following question on the weather map below. The map shows a low-pressure system and some
atmospheric conditions at weather stations A, B, and C.
Which cross section best represents the air masses, air movement, clouds, and precipitation occurring behind and ahead of the warm
front located between stations A and B?
1)
3)
2)
4)
2. Which statement best explains why precipitation occurs
at frontal boundaries?
1) Cold fronts move slower than warm fronts.
2) Cold fronts move faster than warm fronts.
3) Warm, moist air sinks when it meets cold, dry air.
4) Warm, moist air rises when it meets cold, dry air.
3. When the dry-bulb reading of a thermometer is 20ºC and
the wet-bulb reading is 11ºC, the relative humidity is
approximately
1) 17% 3) 33%
2) 30% 4) 55%
4. What is the air pressure indicated on the weather station
model shown below?
1) 900.6 mb 3) 1000.6 mb
2) 960.0 mb 4) 1006.0 mb
5. Which weather station model indicates the greatest
probability of precipitation?
1)
3)
2)
4)
6. Which weather station model shows the highest relative
humidity?
1)
3)
2)
4)
7. The dewpoint temperature of the air is determined to be
10.ºC. If the accepted value for the dewpoint
temperature on that day is 12ºC, what is the percent
deviation from the accepted dewpoint value?
1) 16.7% 3) 13.9%
2) 2.0% 4) 83.3%
8. Which atmospheric condition will cause the greatest
amount of evaporation from the surface of a lake?
1) calm, dry, cold 3) calm, moist, hot
2) moist, cold, windy 4) dry, hot, windy
9. During which phase change does water absorb the most
heat?
1) freezing 3) condensation
2) melting 4) evaporation
10. In the Northern Hemisphere, in which direction does
surface wind circulate in a high-pressure air mass?
1) clockwise and toward the center
2) clockwise and away from the center
3) counterclockwise and toward the center
4) counterclockwise and away from the center
11. In the Northern Hemisphere, what is the direction of
surface wind circulation in a low-pressure system?
1) counterclockwise and outward from the center
2) counterclockwise and toward the center
3) clockwise and outward from the center
4) clockwise and toward the center
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Answer Key
met II practive website [Jan 16, 2014]
Answer Key
met II practive website [Jan 16, 2014]
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