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3.3.4.1.4.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: H955
A stable air mass is most likely to have which characteristic?
A) Showery precipitation.
B) Turbulent air.
*C) Poor surface visibility.
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Modified: 3/7/2007 HABpilot
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3.3.4.1.5.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I26
The suffix "nimbus,'' used in naming clouds, means
*A) a rain cloud.
B) a middle cloud containing ice pellets.
C) a cloud with extensive vertical development.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.1.6.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I26
Clouds are divided into four families according to their
A) outward shape.
*B) height range.
C) composition.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.1.7.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I26
An almond or lens-shaped cloud which appears stationary, but which may contain winds of 50 knots or more, is referred to as
*A) a lenticular cloud.
B) an inactive frontal cloud.
C) a funnel cloud.
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3.3.4.1.8.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I26
Crests of standing mountain waves may be marked by stationary, lens-shaped clouds known as
*A) standing lenticular clouds.
B) mammatocumulus clouds.
C) roll clouds.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.1.9.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I26
What clouds have the greatest turbulence?
*A) Cumulonimbus.
B) Towering cumulus.
C) Nimbostratus.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.2.0.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I26
What cloud types would indicate convective turbulence?
*A) Towering cumulus clouds.
B) Nimbostratus clouds.
C) Cirrus clouds.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.2.1.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I27
The boundary between two different air masses is referred to as a
A) frontolysis.
*B) front.
C) frontogenesis.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.2.2.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I27
One of the most easily recognized discontinuities across a front is
*A) a change in temperature.
B) an increase in cloud coverage.
C) an increase in relative humidity.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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3.3.4.2.3.A.1
PAR PGL PBG PBH PLA PRG PRH RPA RPG RPH PAT PGT PHT
Knowledge Code: I27
One weather phenomenon which will always occur when flying across a front is a change in the
A) type of precipitation.
*B) wind direction.
C) stability of the air mass.
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Modified: 3/6/2004 kip
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