Weather OGT worksheet

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Weather Worksheet
Directions: Use the “Weather PowerPoint” to complete the following questions:
Turn this completed worksheet into the drop box.
For multiple choice questions 1-4, highlight or underline your answer choice, or type
your answer choice in the space provided. (3pts each)
1. What type of energy drives the weather?
A. Chemical
B. Thermal/Solar
C. Mechanical
D. Electrical
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2. Along a front, which air mass is always forced up?
A. the driest air
B. the fastest moving air
C. the warmer, less dense air
D. the cooler, denser air
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3. Thunderstorms generally occur along a (n)
A. cold front
B. warm front
C. occluded front
D. stationary front
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Use the following diagrams to answer question #4:
4. The interior of the western United States is arid to semi-arid because the western
mountains
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A. produce large amounts of moisture.
B. block moisture coming from the west.
C. prevent snow from melting.
D. reflect solar heat drying the air.
For short answer questions 5-8, type your answers on the lines provided.
Use the following diagram to answer question #5:
Cold Air
Warm Air
5. Which type of air can hold more moisture? Explain why. (4 points)
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Use the map below to answer question #6:
6. Describe the air mass that has the greatest affect on the weather in Florida (FL).
Explain why this air mass has the characteristics that it has.
(4 points)
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Use the following weather map to answer question #7:
7. On this weather map, what type of pressure system is lying over Ohio (OH)?
What kind of weather would you expect this pressure system to bring to Ohio (OH)?
(4 points)
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Use the following weather map to answer question #8:
8. On this weather map, what type of weather front is lying over Ohio (OH)?
What type of weather would you expect this weather front to bring to Ohio (OH)?
(4 points)
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