What Do You Know About Snowflake?

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What Do You Know About Snowflake?

Snowflakes is a common sight in temperate regions during winter. It is a large ice crystal. Snowflakes are large because they are aggregate of smaller snows falling from the atmosphere. This is possible due to the supercooling process involving air droplets and dust particles in the snow. Do take this quiz if you know what a snowflake is.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these does not determine the shape of a snowflake?
    • A. 

      Color 

    • B. 

      Temperature 

    • C. 

      Altitude 

    • D. 

      Humidity 

  • 2. 
    What temperature makes formation of threefold ice symmetry possible?
    • A. 

      28°F

    • B. 

      19°F

    • C. 

      16°F

    • D. 

      10°F

  • 3. 
    Who pioneered the study of the crystalline structure of the snow?
    • A. 

      Adams Carason 

    • B. 

      Smith Locker 

    • C. 

      Thomas Gibbs 

    • D. 

      Wilson Bentley 

  • 4. 
    Who developed a crystal morphology structure of snow?
    • A. 

      Alywyn Mathews 

    • B. 

      Johnson Lugard 

    • C. 

      Roma Davidson 

    • D. 

      Ukichiro Nakaya

  • 5. 
    How many are the categories of snow crystals according to Magono and Lee?
    • A. 

      Eight 

    • B. 

      Seven 

    • C. 

      Nine 

    • D. 

      Five 

  • 6. 
    What kind of snow crystal is grapelike?
    • A. 

      Rimmed crystal 

    • B. 

      Columnar crystal 

    • C. 

      Plate crystal 

    • D. 

      Cubic crystal 

  • 7. 
    What kind of snow crystal has 12 branches?
    • A. 

      Plate snow crystal 

    • B. 

      Rimed snow crystal 

    • C. 

      Columnar snow crystal 

    • D. 

      Miscellaneous snow crystal 

  • 8. 
    What temperature makes ice formation possible?
    • A. 

      4°C 

    • B. 

      6°C

    • C. 

      0°C

    • D. 

      -78°C

  • 9. 
    How many folds does the most common form of snowflake has?
    • A. 

      Six folds 

    • B. 

      Five folds 

    • C. 

      Three folds 

    • D. 

      Seven folds 

  • 10. 
    What is the state of a typical snowflake?
    • A. 

      Liquid 

    • B. 

      Solid 

    • C. 

      Gaseous 

    • D. 

      Anti-matter