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NAVIGATION GENERAL (Weather) Quiz

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Atmospheric pressure would be measured by which weather instrument?

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What does an anemometer measure?

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What does the Beaufort Scale do?

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The night signal for a “gale”, according to the National Weather Service’s Coastal Warning Displays, is:

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The signals for storm warnings, according to the National Weather Service’s Coastal Warning Displays, are:

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A high-pressure system would bring what type of weather?

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The four kinds of weather fronts include warm, cold:

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A region on a weather map where the atmospheric pressure is less than that of the surrounding regions is called a:

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What does the Law of Buys-Ballot relate to?

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In the northern hemisphere, wind rotation around a low-pressure area would be:

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Which of the following usually precedes a cold front?

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What is an “isotherm”?

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Fair weather or good weather is usually associated with a region of:

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The boundary between two air masses of dissimilar properties is called:

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When facing into the wind in the northern hemisphere, the center of a low pressure would be:

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What is the cause of advection fog?

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What generally occurs when a low pressure approaches an area?

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Which statement is true regarding a sea breeze?

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What is the direction and force of the wind relative to a moving vessel called?

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Storm clouds that sometimes producing water spouts are which type of clouds?

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A barometer would show what important information?

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