Chapter 2 Weather Review

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Chapter 2 Weather Review

Quiz over the basics of types of weather, predicting the weather, and fronts. For grades 5-8.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place is...
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Relative humidity

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 2. 
    Humidity is ________________.
    • A. 

      The amount of water vapor in the air.

    • B. 

      The ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at a set temperature.

    • C. 

      The condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place.

    • D. 

      The change of state from a gas to a liquid.

  • 3. 
    Relatve humidity is the ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the least amount of water vapor the air can hold at a certain temperature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    _____________is the process by which a gas, such as water vapor, becomes a liquid.
  • 5. 
    What type of cloud is this?
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 6. 
    What type of cloud is this?
    • A. 

      Cumulus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 7. 
    What type of cloud is this?
    • A. 

      Cirrus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 8. 
    What type of weather would we see in the upper right portion of the diagram? 
    • A. 

      Cool temperatures, and large amounts of rain and/or snow

    • B. 

      Thunderstorms, heavy rain, or snow.

    • C. 

      Many days of cloudy, wet weather.

  • 9. 
    Lightning is the sound caused by the rapid expansion of air along an electrical strike.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A destructive, rotationg column of air that has very high wind speeds, is visible as a funnel-shaped cloud, and touches the ground is a___________.
  • 11. 
    A device that measures air pressure is _________.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Wind gauge

    • E. 

      Radar

  • 12. 
    What is your teachers last name?
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