Weather Tools

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Weather Tools

This quiz describes types of weather tools and how they are measured.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     ______________ is used to measure wind speed.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Hygrometer

  • 2. 
    This instrument measures rainfall.  
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Rainometer

  • 3. 
     A wind sock indicates general wind direction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     Which of the following are types of thermometers.
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 5. 
     Air pressure is measured using a _______________.
    • A. 

      Hygrometer

    • B. 

      Pressure meter

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Blood pressure monitor

  • 6. 
     A hygrometer measures ________________.
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Rainfall

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 7. 
     A weather vane shows the ___________.
    • A. 

      How hot it is

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Direction of the wind

    • D. 

      How much it will rain

  • 8. 
     Someone who studies the atmosphere especially the weather is called ________________.
    • A. 

      An atmospherist

    • B. 

      Weatherman

    • C. 

      Meteorologist

    • D. 

      Sky gazer

  • 9. 
    This weather instrument measures air pressure.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 10. 
    This type of weather instrument measures air temperature.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 11. 
    This type of instrument measures in degrees Celsius.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 12. 
    This type of instrument measures in miles per hour.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 13. 
    These two instruments measure in centimeters or inches.
    • A. 

      Wind vane and anemometer

    • B. 

      Barometer and thermometer

    • C. 

      Barometer and rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer and rain gauge

    • E. 

      Wind vane and barometer

  • 14. 
    This type of instrument measures in degrees Fahrenheit.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer