4th Quarter Science Test

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 212

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4th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Layers of the atmosphere and their definitions, green house effect, and cloud formation. Along with weather, weather insturments, wind and fronts. As well as how+cold air.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define what the Stratosphere is and what layer it is.
  • 2. 
    Define what the Mesosphere is and what layer it is.
  • 3. 
    Define what the Troposphere is and what layer it is.
  • 4. 
    Define what the Thermosphere is and what layer it is.
  • 5. 
    What is the green house effect?
  • 6. 
    Humidity is -
  • 7. 
    When do clouds form?
  • 8. 
    Nitrogen takes up ____ of the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      21%

    • B. 

      33%

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      77%

    • E. 

      70%

  • 9. 
    What is the most aboundant green house gas?
    • A. 

      Sulfur

    • B. 

      Fossil fuels

    • C. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • D. 

      CO4

  • 10. 
    How are winds named?
  • 11. 
    The Coriolis effect is -
  • 12. 
    Unequal heating of the Earth creates _____________.
    • A. 

      Fronts

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Humidity

    • E. 

      Pressure

  • 13. 
    What measures rainfall?
    • A. 

      Psychrometer

    • B. 

      Rain tube

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Barometer

    • E. 

      Anemometer

  • 14. 
    What measures realitive humidity?
    • A. 

      Rain tube

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Psychrometer

    • D. 

      Barometer

    • E. 

      Rain gauge

  • 15. 
    What measures atmospheric pressure?
    • A. 

      Anemometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Psychrometer

    • E. 

      Rain tube

  • 16. 
    What causes Earth's seasons?
  • 17. 
    The transfer of thermal energy through an object is _______.
  • 18. 
    Warm air rises and cool air sinking is __________.
  • 19. 
    Radiation is
  • 20. 
    Cirrus clouds bring _______ weather.
  • 21. 
    Wind speed is measured by an
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