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Question 1:
Which of the following labels did Cumulus cloud work with?
Captains of Industry
Rough Trade, Cherry Red, Strange Fruit, Ink, Vindaloo

Question 2: [1]The most intense cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds may be associated with severe weather phenomena such as ________, waterspouts and tornadoes.
HailRainPrecipitation (meteorology)Thunderstorm

Question 3: Cumulus clouds are a type of ________ with noticeable vertical development and clearly defined edges.
FogCloudCloud condensation nucleiPrecipitation (meteorology)

Question 4: Cumulus clouds are often precursors of other types of ________, such as cumulonimbus, when influenced by weather factors such as instability, moisture, and temperature gradient.
Cloud condensation nucleiPrecipitation (meteorology)CloudFog

Question 5: This usually happens through ________, where a parcel of air is warmer than the surrounding air.

Question 6: [2] As it rises, the air cools at the dry adiabatic lapse rate (approximately 3°C per 1000 ft or 1°C per 100 m), while the ________ of the air falls by 0.5°C per 1000 ft.
Wet-bulb temperatureHeat indexDew pointConvective available potential energy

Question 7: [9] However, cumulus clouds can grow into cumulonimbus clouds which may produce heavy rain, lightning, severe and strong winds, hail, and even ________.
Severe weatherMeteorologyThunderstormTornado

Question 8: Cumulus means "heap" or "pile" in ________.
Old LatinRoman EmpireLatinVulgar Latin


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