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Got a COLlection of questions...not really just the one. Thought i'd ask it in here for clarification.
Q: Strong horizontal wind shear would most likely be encountered:
A. At a strong surface inversion boundary
B. within a decaying thunderstorm cell
C. Near a low-pressure system
D. In a cirrus cloud
Answer is A, although my reasoning leading me to pick B is that the question states for horizontal wind shear which is the change in wind speed/direction at the same level as opposed to vertical wind shear which is the change of wind direction/speed with height. To experience horizontal wind shear through a surface inversion boundary would mean the aircraft would be climbing through a surface inversion to experience windshear, meaning height was gained and wind speed/direction changed aka vertical windshear. Flying through a decaying thunderstorm cell would mean remaining at the same level while experiencing differing wind speeds through downdrafts aka horizontal windshear.