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Weather Unit Test- 4th Grade

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Weather Unit Test- 4th Grade

TAKE YOUR TIME. Remember to think about the best answer for each question. You cannot go back once you submit a question, so take your time. There are 30 multiple choice questions. Good luck! Raise your hand when finished.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The water cycle in ORDER is:
    • A. 

      Precipitation, Evaporation, Condensation

    • B. 

      Evaporation, Precipitation, Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation, Evaporation, Condensation

    • D. 

      Precipitation, Evaporation, Evaporation

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of precipitation?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Frost

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Sleet

  • 3. 
    Evaporation is:
    • A. 

      Gas to liquid

    • B. 

      Liquid to gas

    • C. 

      Gas to gas

    • D. 

      Falling down from sky

  • 4. 
    Two types of wind are:
    • A. 

      Low/Hot

    • B. 

      High/Hot

    • C. 

      Hot/ Cold

    • D. 

      Cold/low

    • E. 

      High/ Cold

  • 5. 
    Condensation is:
    • A. 

      Gas back to liquid

    • B. 

      Liquid to gas

    • C. 

      Falling from sky

    • D. 

      Gas to gas

  • 6. 
    The center of a Severe Storm is:
    • A. 

      The center

    • B. 

      The eye

    • C. 

      The mouth

    • D. 

      The vortex

  • 7. 
    Hurricanes have a wind speed minimum of:
    • A. 

      71 mph

    • B. 

      72 mph

    • C. 

      73 mph

    • D. 

      74 mph

    • E. 

      75 mph

  • 8. 
    The correct stages of Severe Weather (in order of first to last) is:
    • A. 

      Hurricane, Tropical Depression, Tropical Storm

    • B. 

      Tropical Depression, Tropical Storm, Hurricane

    • C. 

      Tropical Storm, Depression, Hurricane

    • D. 

      Tropical Depression, Hurricane, Tropical Storm

  • 9. 
    Two things are needed to create severe tropical weather:
    • A. 

      Wind, Waves

    • B. 

      Wind, Whirlpools

    • C. 

      Waves, Birds

    • D. 

      Some W words that I don't remember ....

  • 10. 
    This Necklace is an example of the symbol for a:
    • A. 

      Tropical Storm

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Warm Front

  • 11. 
     This is a:
    • A. 

      Tropical Storm flag

    • B. 

      Hurricane flag

    • C. 

      Tornado flag

    • D. 

      Flood flag

  • 12. 
    A line with a spike on it is a sign of:
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold Front

    • C. 

      High Pressure

    • D. 

      Low Pressure

  • 13. 
    A line with a semi-circle over it is a symbol of:
    • A. 

      Warm Front

    • B. 

      Cold Front

    • C. 

      High Pressure

    • D. 

      Low Pressure

  • 14. 
    On a weather map, an L means:
    • A. 

      High Pressure

    • B. 

      Lawn Pressure

    • C. 

      Low Pressure

    • D. 

      Light Pressure

  • 15. 
    On a weather map, an H stands for:
    • A. 

      Hot Air

    • B. 

      Hard Pressure

    • C. 

      Hot Pressure

    • D. 

      High Pressure

  • 16. 
    When there is no rain for a while, it is a:
    • A. 

      Flood

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Hurricane

  • 17. 
    The funnel of a tornado is also called the:
    • A. 

      Center

    • B. 

      Eye

    • C. 

      Vortex

    • D. 

      Swirl

  • 18. 
    The nickname for Hurricane Categories is:
    • A. 

      CAM

    • B. 

      CAT

    • C. 

      CAR

    • D. 

      CAN

  • 19. 
    There are __________ categories of Hurricanes, starting with CAT 1 (74 mph)
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 20. 
    When it rains constantly over a short amount of time, it could cause a:
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Drought

    • D. 

      Flood

  • 21. 
    A batch of severe wind that can cause damage to houses, places, things, and people if they are in the path.
    • A. 

      Hurricane

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Flood

    • D. 

      Drought

  • 22. 
    These form on warm water:
    • A. 

      Flood

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Hurricane

  • 23. 
    The book about food that we used to compare to weather was called:
    • A. 

      "Clammy with a chance of Cheese"

    • B. 

      "Corny with a chance of bar-b-que"

    • C. 

      "Cloudy with a chance of meatballs"

    • D. 

      "Carved with a chance of meat"

  • 24. 
    The middle of the United States is also nicknamed:
    • A. 

      Tornado Ville

    • B. 

      Tornado Alley

    • C. 

      Tornado Town

    • D. 

      Tornado Track

  • 25. 
    The second stage of a severe tropical storm is when it forms over warm water, and becomes a:
    • A. 

      Tropical Depression

    • B. 

      Tropical Storm

    • C. 

      Hurricane

  • 26. 
    A tornado can be nicknamed:
    • A. 

      A Hurricane

    • B. 

      A Twister

    • C. 

      A Cloud

    • D. 

      A Flood

  • 27. 
    There are _________  steps of the water cycle.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 28. 
    The famous Hurricane that hit the New Orleans, LA. Area in 2005 was called:
    • A. 

      Bill

    • B. 

      Shikra

    • C. 

      Anna

    • D. 

      Katrina

  • 29. 
    A severe tropical weather system that is caused by warm water and cold air systems is called a:
    • A. 

      Flood

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Drought

  • 30. 
    What type of precipitation did we make in a LAB this year?
    • A. 

      Hail

    • B. 

      Sleet

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      Funnel Cake