Weather Instruments

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

There are different weather elements that we get exposed to throughout the year and in science class we got to identify them and how they are measured. This quiz requires students to identify names of basic weather instruments, their purposes, and units of measure. If you believe you need a refresher then give it a try and get to understand the topic more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This weather instrument measures air pressure.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 2. 
    This type of weather instrument measures air temperature.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 3. 
    This type of weather instrument measures wind direction.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 4. 
    This type of weather instrument measures wind speed.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 5. 
    This type of instrument measures the amount of precipitation.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 7. 
    This type of instrument measures in degrees Celsius.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 8. 
    This type of instrument measures in miles per hour.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Wind vane and anemometer

    • B. 

      Barometer and thermometer

    • C. 

      Barometer and rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer and rain gauge

    • E. 

      Wind vane and barometer

  • 10. 
    This type of instrument measures in degrees Fahrenheit.
    • A. 

      Wind vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Anemometer

    • E. 

      Thermometer

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Where the wind is blowing to

    • B. 

      Where the wind is coming from

    • C. 

      Where the wind was yesterday

    • D. 

      Where the wind will be tomorrow