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British Weather Quiz

The British are famous, worldwide, for discussing the weather - so how much do you actually know about it? 10 Questions.

 
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Which BBC weather forecaster reassured Britain that there was no danger of a Hurricane - the night before the storm of 1987 devastated the south of England?

  • Bill Giles
  • Michael Fish
  • Ian McCaskill
  • John Kettley

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What type of clouds are these?

  • Cumulus
  • Altostratus
  • Lenticular
  • Cirrus

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A 'Red Sky At Night' indicates what type of weather for the following day?

  • Bright And Sunny
  • Rainy
  • Overcast
  • Stormy

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How many tornados did a cold front drop on Britain on 23rd November 1981, the day of Britain's largest tornado outbreak?

  • 25
  • 55
  • 105
  • 125

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How is this type of cloud patterning normally described in Britain?

  • Ploughed
  • Furrowed
  • Eddied
  • Mackeral

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What does an Isobar indicate?

  • Temperature
  • Atmospheric Pressure
  • Wind Speed
  • Wind Direction

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What term is used to describe rain and ice falling together?

  • Blizzard
  • Hail
  • Sleet
  • Freezing Rain

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What is Hail?

  • Solid Ice Lumps
  • Ice/Snow Lumps
  • Wet Snow
  • Clumped Snow

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What kind of weather can be expected from large, dark Cumulus clouds?

  • Humid And Overcast
  • Thunder And Lightning
  • High Winds
  • Broken Sunshine

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What term is used to describe solid, compacted snow falling as little pellets?

  • Sleet
  • Hail
  • Ice Crystals
  • Graupel

 

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