Trivia Quiz On Cloud Formation And Layers?

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Trivia Quiz On Cloud Formation And Layers?

Nephrology is the science of clouds, which is undertaken in the cloud physics branch of meteorology. There are five basic types of clouds on earth and these include cirrus, stratus, stratocumulus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus. Do you think you can identify these different clouds? Test your cloud name knowledge by taking up this trivia quiz on cloud formation and layers. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of cloud is this?
    • A. 

      Nimbus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Altocumulus

  • 2. 
    What type of cloud spans all 3 altitude ranges?
    • A. 

      Cirrostratus

    • B. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • C. 

      Nimbostratus

    • D. 

      Altocumulus

  • 3. 
    At what altitude level can you find nimbostratus clouds?
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      All

  • 4. 
    Which Latin word means "sheet" or "layer"?
    • A. 

      Nimbus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Stratus

  • 5. 
    Which Latin word means "rain"?
    • A. 

      Nimbus

    • B. 

      Cumulus

    • C. 

      Cirrus

    • D. 

      Stratus