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Weather

Quiz by Kelly Clough

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24 questions
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  • Q1
    A person who gathers data by using weather instruments to help predict weather patterns is a...
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    Biologist
    Geologist
    Meteorologist
    Archaeologist
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  • Q2
    A weather instrument that measures wind speed is called...
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    barometer
    anemometer
    hydrometer
    rain gauge
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  • Q3
    High pressure is associated with ________, _________ weather.
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    clear and cool
    warm and wet
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  • Q4
    A boundary between air masses of different temperature and humidity is called a...
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    fault
    front
    precipitation
    cloud
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  • Q5
    A weather instrument that measures wind direction is called a...
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    wind vane
    barometer
    hydrometer
    anemometer
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  • Q6
    An instrument used to measure humidity is called a...
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    rain gauge
    barometer
    hydrometer
    anemometer
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  • Q7
    Precipitation that occurs when water droplets in a cloud get so big they fall to Earth is...
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    hail
    sleet
    rain
    snow
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  • Q8
    What gas makes up the largest proportion of air at 78%?
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    oxygen
    argon
    carbon dioxide
    nitrogen
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  • Q9
    Precipitation that forms when air temperatures are so low that water vapor turns into a solid..
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    sleet
    rain
    snow
    hail
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  • Q10
    What is the force or weight of the air molecules pushing on an area?
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    wind speed
    humidity
    temperature
    air pressure
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  • Q11
    Low pressure is associated with ________, _________ weather.
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    warm and wet
    clear and cool
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  • Q12
    A weather instrument that is used to measure air pressure is called...
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    barometer
    rain gauge
    anemometer
    hydrometer
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  • Q13
    Air is made up of a mixture of ________ like elements and compounds.
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    liquid
    gas
    solid
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  • Q14
    The amount of water vapor or moisture in the air is called...
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    air pressure
    wind speed
    humidity
    temperature
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  • Q15
    What precipitation forms when rain falls through a layer of freezing air producing falling ice?
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    sleet
    rain
    hail
    snow
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  • Q16
    As water _______ from oceans and lakes it becomes water vapor, or a gas that is in the air.
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    melts
    condensates
    freezes
    evaporates
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  • Q17
    A weather instrument that measures temperature is called...
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    thermometer
    barometer
    hydrometer
    rain gauge
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  • Q18
    What is the second most abundant gas in the atmosphere at 21%?
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    nitrogen
    oxygen
    argon
    carbon dioxide
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  • Q19
    The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a certain time and place is called...
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    climate
    weather
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  • Q20
    What type of precipitation forms when lumps of ice fall from clouds during thunderstorms?
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    snow
    hail
    sleet
    rain
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