Geography Weather and Climate

1. Which of these is not an impact of a depression?

  • Ferries and deliveries are cancelled due to stormy weather
  • Frost breaks up soil, making it easier to plough
  • Flooding leads to property damage
  • Farmers do not need to pay for irrigation of their plants due to frequent rain
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2. How does a radiometer work?

  • It uses radio waves to take pictures of cloud patterns
  • It uses infrared waves to take pictures of cloud patterns
  • It uses microwaves to record wind speeds
  • It uses infrared waves to record wind speeds

3. Which is the correct order for cloud formation as a depression passes?

  • cirrus, altostratus, nimbostratus, cumulonimbus, cumulus
  • cirrus, nimbostratus, altostratus, cumulus, cumulonimbus
  • altostratus, cirrus, nimbostratus, cumulonimbus, cumulus
  • cumulus, altostratus, nimbostratus, cirrus, cumulonimbus

4. Which type of cloud is the highest in the sky?

  • cumulus
  • cumulonimbus
  • cirrus
  • stratus

5. Which of these answers is not a reason why a thermometer should be kept in a Stevenson Screen?

  • Keeps the thermometer off the ground
  • Thermometer is not influeced by direct sunlight
  • Painted white to reflect heat
  • Air is able to flow through

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