Could You Be A TV Meteorologist?

Everyone has considered the role of TV meteorologist at at least some point in their life. Do you think you could hack it as a TV meteorologist? Let's find out!
START THE QUIZ!

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Which cloud often has an anvil-shaped top?
Stratus
Cirrus
Cumulonimbus
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The range between the daily maximum temperature and the daily minimum temperature is usually greater if the air is.....
Very dry
Very humid
Neither dry or humid
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Why don't hurricanes occur all year long?
Convection cannot occur in the winter
Water temperatures are not warm enough to gather storm
It is not windy enough
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Very powerful cyclonic storms that form over warm tropical waters are called....
Hurricanes
Typhoons
Cyclones
All of the above
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The region in the U.S. with the greatest annual frequency of hail is....
Florida
The Mississippi Valley
Western Great Plains
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On approximately what date is Earth farthest from the Sun?
January 3rd
July 3rd
September 3rd
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What is the driving force of weather on earth?
Wind
Sun
Air pressure
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A lunar halo is caused by the moon shining through what type of clouds?
Cirrus
Cumulus
Cirrostratus
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What is climatology?
The study of climate
The study of how things move
The study of plant and animal life
All of the above
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True or false: Climate is the same as weather.
True
False
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Can you get frostbite when the air temperature is above freezing but the wind chill is below freezing?
Yes
No
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Question 12/12

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What is the coldest temperature recorded in the US?
-50 degrees
-80 degrees
-15 degrees
Result
Uh-oh, based on the results of this quiz, you don't exactly have a broad understanding of the weather or meteorological principles. While you may be have a decent base knowledge, you're far from an expert just yet.

C+, Weather Woes

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Based on the results of this quiz you could certainly be a meteorologist (at least part time). You have an amazing base knowledge on meteor logical principles and how weather works on a global scale. Well done!

B+, Weather Warrior

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Based on the results of this quiz you are truly weather wonderful! There's no doubt in our minds that you know weather better than most. Not only could you be a meteorologist, but you'd be one of the best in the business.

A+, Weather Wonderful

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1
Which cloud often has an anvil-shaped top?
Stratus
Cirrus
Cumulonimbus
2
The range between the daily maximum temperature and the daily minimum temperature is usually greater if the air is.....
Very dry
Very humid
Neither dry or humid
3
Why don't hurricanes occur all year long?
Convection cannot occur in the winter
Water temperatures are not warm enough to gather storm
It is not windy enough
4
Very powerful cyclonic storms that form over warm tropical waters are called....
Hurricanes
Typhoons
Cyclones
All of the above
5
The region in the U.S. with the greatest annual frequency of hail is....
Florida
The Mississippi Valley
Western Great Plains
6
On approximately what date is Earth farthest from the Sun?
January 3rd
July 3rd
September 3rd
7
What is the driving force of weather on earth?
Wind
Sun
Air pressure
8
A lunar halo is caused by the moon shining through what type of clouds?
Cirrus
Cumulus
Cirrostratus
9
What is climatology?
The study of climate
The study of how things move
The study of plant and animal life
All of the above
10
True or false: Climate is the same as weather.
True
False
11
Can you get frostbite when the air temperature is above freezing but the wind chill is below freezing?
Yes
No
12
What is the coldest temperature recorded in the US?
-50 degrees
-80 degrees
-15 degrees