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christopher mar christopher mar
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In the United States, dryline thunderstorms are most common
  a. in the Rocky Mountains
  b. in the desert southwest
  c. in the Great Plains
  d. in California
  e. in Florida





Q. 2 -

Many flash floods, including those that occurred in Rapid City, South Dakota, and in Colorado's
  Big Thompson Canyon, are the result of thunderstorms that:a.
   contain no lightning
  b. form in a dry air mass
  c. move slowly
  d. have weak or non-existent downdrafts





Q. 3 -

Thunderstorms that move to the right of the winds aloft tend to:
  a. form along warm fronts
  b. cut off the supply of humid air to thunderstorms to the north of them
  c. form in the northern United States and Canada where the Coriolis force is
  greatest
  d. form near mountains where upper-level winds develop into waves
  e. form over water due to the reduced friction there





Q. 4 -

Squall lines generally do not form:a.
   behind a cold front
  b. when the air aloft develops waves downwind from a cold front
  c. along a dry line
  d. in the warm sector where warm, dry air meets warm, humid air
  e. ahead of an advancing cold front





Q. 5 -

The wind shear associated with several major airline crashes is believed to have been caused by:
  a. microbursts
  b. dry lines
  c. the jet stream
  d. mesocyclones





Q. 6 -

A small thunderstorm cloud with virga falling out of its base and blowing dust at the ground
  could warn of a severe hazard to an airplane because:a.
   this could be the first indication of a tornado
  b. it is likely that hail will soon begin to fall
  c. this could indicate an intense downdraft or microburst
  d. the airplane could be struck by lightning

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(Answer to question 1 )  c

(Answer to question 2 )  c

(Answer to question 3 )  b

(Answer to question 4 )  a

(Answer to question 5 )  a

(Answer to question 6 )  c
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