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Weather Part 1 Vocabulary

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  • Q1
    What word is a layer of gases that surrounds the Earth that supports life?
    weather
    troposphere
    atmosphere
    gases
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is a state of matter that has no fixed shape and takes on the shape of the space they're in?
    precipitation
    meteorologist
    gases
    weather
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the layer of the atmosphere where weather like rain takes place called?
    thermosphere
    exosphere
    troposphere
    mesosphere
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is a gas found in the air that is needed to stay alive, you cannot see it, it takes up 21% of Earth's atmosphere?
    carbon dioxide
    nitrogen
    water vapor
    oxygen
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of the following is a gas that makes up 78% of Earth's atmosphere?
    oxygen
    carbon dioxide
    water vapor
    nitrogen
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the gas that we breathe out when we exhale, plants absorb it, and it makes up the 1% of other gases in the atmosphere?
    oxygen
    carbon dioxide
    nitrogen
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the daily state of the atmosphere in any given place called?
    atmosphere
    today
    oxygen
    weather
    30s
  • Q8
    What is a scientist who studies weather called?
    marine scientist
    biologist
    meteorologist
    zoologist
    30s
  • Q9
    What is water in the form of a gas called?
    solid
    oxygen
    water vapor
    liquid
    30s
  • Q10
    What is a series of events that occurs regularly and ends where it started and repeats called?
    cycle
    weather
    dead end
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the repeated movement of water from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back again called?
    water cycle
    weather
    repeat
    life cycle
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the changing of a liquid (such as water) to a gas called?
    runoff
    evaporation
    condensation
    precipitation
    30s
  • Q13
    What is it called when a gas (such as water vapor) turns into liquid?
    precipitation
    runoff
    condensation
    evaporation
    30s
  • Q14
    What is it called when the water falls from clouds as rain, snow, sleet or hail?
    precipitation
    runoff
    condensation
    evaporation
    30s
  • Q15
    What is it called when water flows off the land into streams, rivers, lakes and the ocean?
    runoff
    condensation
    precipitation
    evaporation
    30s

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