8th Grade Weather

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please enter your teacher's nameMr. MercerMs. MenegayMr Allen
  • 2. 
    Please enter your class period (1,2,3,4,5,6, or 7)
  • 3. 
    Energy transferred by electromagnetic waves
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 4. 
    Instrument used to measure air pressure
    • A. 

      Anemometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Density

  • 5. 
    Associated with cloudy skies and wet conditions
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Low pressure

  • 6. 
    Mass divided by volume (amount of matter packed into a specific volume of space)
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • D. 

      Density

  • 7. 
    Energy transferred by the circular motion of liquids & gases
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 8. 
    Boundary between two air masses
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • D. 

      Anemometer

  • 9. 
    Instrument used to measure wind speed
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Density

  • 10. 
    The warming of the earth caused by gases in the atmosphere trapping heat
    • A. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 11. 
    Energy transferred by direct contact between 2 objects
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      Conduction

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 12. 
    A measure of the gases in the atmosphere pressing down on a particular spot on earth
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Greenhouse effect

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      Density