The Meteorology Mind-Game: 20 Questions on Weather Phenomena

The Meteorology Mind-Game: 20 Questions on Weather Phenomena

Question 1: What is the name of the scale used to measure the intensity of tornadoes?

A) Beaufort Scale

B) Saffir-Simpson Scale

C) Fujita Scale

Question 2: What phenomenon describes a rapid and significant temperature increase over a short period of time?

A) Heat burst

B) Heat wave

C) Indian summer

Question 3: Which cloud type is commonly known as “thunderheads”?

A) Stratus

B) Cumulonimbus

C) Cirrus

Question 4: What is the main driver of the Earth’s weather patterns?

A) Ocean currents

B) Solar radiation

C) Earth’s rotation

Question 5: What is the term for a line on a weather map connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure?

A) Isotherm

B) Isobar

C) Isotach

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