Weather Unit Test - 5th Grade Level

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 Weather Unit Test - 5th Grade Level
A test on the basics of weather and climate, specifically designed for the 5th grade elementary level.

  
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  • 1. 
    What is the weight of air?
    • A. 

      Air Mass

    • B. 

      Air Pressure

    • C. 

      Humidity


  • 2. 
    What is the process by which a liquid changes to a gas?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation


  • 3. 
    What is the process when gas changes back into a liquid?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Condensation


  • 4. 
    What is the term for: Any form of water that falls from the clouds?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Condensation


  • 5. 
    Check the 4 Layers of the Atmosphere.
    • A. 

      Trophosphere

    • B. 

      Kilosphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

    • E. 

      Thermosphere


  • 6. 
    Name 3 types of clouds.
    • A. 

      Cirrus

    • B. 

      Tellius

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Stratus

    • E. 

      Climatus


  • 7. 
    What are two true facts about Hurricanes?
    • A. 

      They are also called Twisters

    • B. 

      Occur in Midwestern US

    • C. 

      They are also called Typhoons

    • D. 

      Occur in warm ocean water

    • E. 

      They are a type of cloud


  • 8. 
    What are two true facts about Tornadoes?
    • A. 

      They are also called Twisters

    • B. 

      Occur in Midwestern US

    • C. 

      They are also called Typhoons

    • D. 

      Occur in warm ocean water

    • E. 

      They are a type of cloud


  • 9. 
    What does a thermometer measure?
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Wind direction

    • C. 

      Temperature


  • 10. 
    What does a hygrometer measure?
    • A. 

      Wind speed

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Relative humidity


  • 11. 
    What does a rain gauge measure?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Wind direction

    • C. 

      Relative humidity


  • 12. 
    What does a weather vane measure?
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Wind direction

    • C. 

      Wind speed


  • 13. 
    What does an anemometer measure?
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Wind direction

    • C. 

      Wind speed


  • 14. 
    What does a barometer measure?
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Precipitation


  • 15. 
    What is a large body of air that has nearly the same temperature and humidity?
    • A. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Air mass

    • D. 

      Air pressure

    • E. 

      Humidity


  • 16. 
    What is the process by which the earth's atmosphere absorbs heat?
    • A. 

      Global warming

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Microclimate

    • D. 

      Air mass

    • E. 

      Prevailing wind


  • 17. 
    What is a short-term climate that occurs every 2-10 years in the Pacific Ocean?
    • A. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • B. 

      Global warming

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      El Nino

    • E. 

      Local winds


  • 18. 
    What is the climate of a very small area?
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Microclimate

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Local winds

    • E. 

      Front


  • 19. 
    What is the boundary between air masses?
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Local winds

    • E. 

      Climate


  • 20. 
    What is the average of weather conditions through all seasons over a period of time?
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Local winds

    • D. 

      Condensation

    • E. 

      Microclimate


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