4.3.3 Quiz

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4.3.3 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wind is made when the sun cools the earth's surface?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When warm air rises, it is replaced by the cooler air?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When the sun heats the Earth's surface what happens to the air near the surface?
    • A. 

      It will become warmer, less dense and it will rise

    • B. 

      It will become colder, more dense and it will sink

    • C. 

      It will become warmer, more dense and it will rise

    • D. 

      It will become colder, less dense, and it will sink

  • 4. 
    Wind which is the movement of air is caused by changes in 
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Temperature and pressure

    • D. 

      The earth's yearly cycle

  • 5. 
    When air warms up and rises, the air pressure will become 
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Stay the same

    • C. 

      Low

    • D. 

      Colder

  • 6. 
    When air cools down and sinks, the air pressure will become 
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Stay the same

    • D. 

      Get warmer

  • 7. 
    In the formation of wind what is the movement of air pressure?
    • A. 

      High pressure to low pressure

    • B. 

      Low pressure to high pressure

    • C. 

      Low pressure to low pressure

    • D. 

      High pressure to high pressure

  • 8. 
    During the day warm air forms over the land and cool air forms over the sea.  The wind will move from the sea to the land.  We call this type of breeze a?
    • A. 

      Land breeze

    • B. 

      Sea breeze

  • 9. 
    Wind is the horizontal movement of air
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The movement of air due to a change in temperature is called?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Radiation

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Transmission