C Period How Scientist Study The Earth ~ Quiz

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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C Period How Scientist Study The Earth ~ Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I am an instrument that measures wind speed and direction
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 2. 
    I am an instrument that measures temperature.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 3. 
    I am a representation of earth on a sphere surface.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 4. 
    I am a representation of earth or part of earth on a flat surface.
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Map

    • D. 

      Globe

  • 5. 
    Name one other instrument that a meteorologist uses other than thermometer and anemometer.
  • 6. 
    I view clouds and orbit from North to South Pole.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      POES

    • C. 

      GOES

    • D. 

      EOS

  • 7. 
    I am a weather satellite that orbits Earth taking photos and collecting measurements.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      POES

    • C. 

      GOES

    • D. 

      EOS

  • 8. 
    I collect information about land, ocean surfaces, clouds, and Earth's atmosphere.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      POES

    • C. 

      GOES

    • D. 

      EOS

  • 9. 
    I view clouds and orbit in sync (same timing) with Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      TIROS

    • B. 

      POES

    • C. 

      GOES

    • D. 

      EOS

  • 10. 
    POES stand for _________     _________    Environmental    _________? 2 pts total 
  • 11. 
    GOES stand for Geostationary  _________    _________    _________ 2 pts total 
  • 12. 
    EOS stands for _______________    _________________    _________________. 2 pts total 
  • 13. 
    TIROS stands for ___________   ____________   ____________   _____________. 2 pts total    HINT remember the R is in the word with the I.