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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.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Air Mass

    • B. 

      Air Pressure

    • C. 

      Humidity

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

  • 3. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Wind direction

    • C. 

      Temperature

  • 10. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Local winds

    • D. 

      Condensation

    • E. 

      Microclimate