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Chapter 3 Quiz IM - Question 1 2 2 pts Wispy-appearing...

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Question 1 2 / 2 pts Wispy-appearing clouds that occur at high altitudes are composed of mostly methane. tiny liquid water droplets. Correct! tiny ice crystals. solid carbon dioxide. Question 2 2 / 2 pts __________ pressure systems are usually accompanied by fair weather and __________ pressure systems are usually accompanied by stormy weather. Correct! High ............... low Low ............... high Question 3 2 / 2 pts As a general rule, lows that track from west to east across southern Canada produce ___________ precipitation compared to lows that track along the Gulf of Mexico coast.
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about the same amount of more Correct! less Question 4 2 / 2 pts Often associated with a front is (are) precipitation. ascending air. Correct! All of the above are correct. cloudiness. Question 5 2 / 2 pts Air temperatures tend to be relatively low to the ___________ of a low pressure system. Correct!
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north and west east and south Question 6 2 / 2 pts From your experience, weather systems usually cross the coterminous United States in Correct! several days. one to two months. several years. less than an hour. Question 7 2 / 2 pts Cumulus clouds that exhibit considerable vertical growth are ___________ to produce precipitation. unlikely Correct!
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likely Question 8 2 / 2 pts A cloud in contact with the Earth's surface is known as a thunderstorm. a cumuliform cloud. Correct! fog. a cirrus cloud. Question 9 2 / 2 pts Viewed from above in the Northern Hemisphere, surface winds in a low pressure system blow clockwise and inward. clockwise and outward. Correct!
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counterclockwise and inward. counterclockwise and outward. Question 10 2 / 2 pts Viewed from above in the Northern Hemisphere, surface winds blow ___________ about the center of a high pressure system. clockwise and inward counterclockwise and inward counterclockwise and outward Correct! clockwise and outward Question 11 2 / 2 pts On an infrared satellite image, high clouds appear __________ low clouds. darker than
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the same as Correct! brighter than Question 12 2 / 2 pts A northeast wind blows from the __________ toward the __________. southeast. . . . . . .northeast west. . . . . . .east southwest. . . . . . .northwest Correct! northeast. . . . . . .southwest Question 13 2 / 2 pts __________ is defined as the state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time.
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