4th Gr Science Atmosphere

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4th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

The planet is surrounded by layers upon layers of gasses help in place by the gravity of the planet. In class, we covered the atmosphere and how it makes up the weather that we experience from time to time. We had fun measuring different weather elements. Test your understanding of the lessons through this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The weight of air on the atmosphere pressing down on the Earth.
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 2. 
    The process by which heat from the sun builds up near the earths surface and is trapped there by the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      Meteorologist

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 3. 
    The movement of water into the air as water vapor and back to the earths surface as rain, snow, sleet or hail.
    • A. 

      Rain guage

    • B. 

      Air mass

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Water cycle

  • 4. 
    A person who studies the earths atmosphere, especially its patterns of climate and weather.
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Meteorologist

    • C. 

      Fromt

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

  • 5. 
    Clouds that are lovw-level and from in layers. Looks like a long horizontal blanket in the sky.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Cumulus cloud

    • C. 

      Stratus cloud

    • D. 

      Climate

  • 6. 
    Clouds are thin, feathery clouds made of ice cystals. The form hihg in the sky. They indicate fair weather.
    • A. 

      Cumulus cloud

    • B. 

      Cirrus cloud

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Weathervane

  • 7. 
    The process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid-state. When enough collects it becomes visible as a cloud.
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 8. 
    A climate that usually has warm,dry summers and cold, wet winters
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Temperate climate

    • D. 

      Tropical climate

  • 9. 
    A hot, rainy climate
    • A. 

      Tropical climate

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Polar climate

    • D. 

      Weathervane

  • 10. 
    The mixture of gases that surrounds a planet.
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

  • 11. 
    A tall vertical cloud charged with electricity associated with thunderstorms. They look like a bunch of clouds topped on top of one another.
    • A. 

      Cumuloniumbus

    • B. 

      Cumulous clouds

    • C. 

      Cirrus clouds

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 12. 
    An instrumnet used by meteorologists to measure rainfall or precipitation.
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Braometer

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Rain gauge

  • 13. 
    A climate that has a very cold temperatures all through the year
    • A. 

      Tropical climate

    • B. 

      Polar climate

    • C. 

      Weathervane

    • D. 

      Air mass

  • 14. 
    The degree of heat or cold of a body or an environment.
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 15. 
    The process where water is changed from a liquid state to a gaseous state or water vapor when the sun heats the liquid
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Air mass

  • 16. 
    An instrument used by meteorologists to determine wind direction.
    • A. 

      Weather vane

    • B. 

      Barometor

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Cirrus

  • 17. 
    Any form of water that falls from clouds to earths surface. can be either a solid or a liquid.
    • A. 

      Tropical

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 18. 
    A drive system in which engine power is transmitted through the front wheels only
    • A. 

      All wheel drive

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Weathervane

    • D. 

      Climate

  • 19. 
    A large body of air that has about the same temperature, air pressure and moisture throughout
    • A. 

      Cirrus cloud

    • B. 

      Air control

    • C. 

      Air mass

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 20. 
    An instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Skymeter

    • D. 

      Barometer

  • 21. 
    A tool used to measure how hot or cold something is
    • A. 

      Byosphere

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Weathervane

    • D. 

      Air pressure

  • 22. 
    Average weather conditions of an area over a long period of time
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Weather

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Front

  • 23. 
    Is in constant motion. a continual process through 4 stages.
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Water cycle

    • D. 

      Temperature