Clouds and Weather (Grade 9)

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Clouds and Weather

1. 
Match the cloud name with it's letter in the image below.

Weather - Cloud Types Without Text Labels
__AA.Cirrocumulus
__BB.Cirrostratus
__CC.Cumulonimbus
__DD.Cirrus
__EE.Altostratus
__FF.Nimbostratus
__GG.Cumulus
__HH.Stratus
__II.Altocumulus
2. 
Why does a mountain range cause a rain shadow?



3. 
Which of the following is NOT a factor in determining local weather patterns?
  1. Types of plants present
  2. Wind
  3. Solar radiation
  4. Landforms
  5. Ocean temperature
4. 
What is weather?



5. 
Why is the sun's energy critical in producing weather?



6. 
Match the cloud type with its description.
__StratusA.High-level wispy clouds made of ice crystals
__CumulusB.Puffy cotton balls that have a flat base
__CirrusC.Small puffs forming rows high in the sky
__AltostratusD.Low, gray clouds covering most of the sky
__CirrocumulusE.Mid-level gray or bluish cloud that typically cover the sky
7. 
Cumulus clouds are usually an indication of what?
  1. Drought
  2. Tornadoes
  3. Snow
  4. Fair weather
  5. Lightning
8. 
Stratus clouds are usually an indication of what?
  1. Clear weather
  2. Precipitation
  3. Lightning
  4. Moisture high in the atmosphere
  5. Waterspouts
9. 
Cirrus clouds are usually an indication of what?
  1. Thunderstorms
  2. Freezing rain
  3. Hurricane
  4. A clear day
  5. A change in the weather
10. 
What is a contrail?



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