2nd Grade Weather Unit Quiz

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2nd Grade Weather Unit Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the temperatures of the four different seasons
    • A. 

      Warm, Hot, Cool, Cold

    • B. 

      Sunny, Grey, Gloomy, Partly Cloudy

    • C. 

      Cold, Sunny, Warm, Cloudy

    • D. 

      Grey, Yellow, Blue, Green

  • 2. 
    What do molecules look like in high air pressure?
    • A. 

      Tightly packed and at ground level because they are heavy

    • B. 

      Loose snowflakes

    • C. 

      Raindrops

    • D. 

      Loosely packed because they are in low pressure

  • 3. 
    Why does high air pressure bring bring nicer weather?
    • A. 

      High air pressure brings nicer weather because the air stays heavy on the ground and does not evaporate to create clouds

    • B. 

      Because the air is windy

    • C. 

      High air pressure makes the sun shine

    • D. 

      High air pressure makes the weather nicer by helping the air get warm

  • 4. 
    What happens when high and low air pressure meet?
  • 5. 
    What does high air pressure want to do?
  • 6. 
    What tool do meterologists use to measure air pressure?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Anenometer

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Adapter

  • 7. 
    Engineers make flood plain models to help them design towns near bodies of water, such as rivers and to decide where to build homes and buildings and where not to build them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is atmosphere?
    • A. 

      The blanket of air that surrounds the earth

    • B. 

      The wind

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      A tool meterologists use to measure wind

  • 9. 
    What is water called in its gas form?
    • A. 

      Water vapor

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Milk

    • D. 

      Clouds

  • 10. 
    Changes in the earth's atmosphere cause weather.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A drought is a period of time when there is a lot of rain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Clouds hold a lot of water
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Check the boxes the describe what plants look like in each of the four seasons - spring, summer, fall and winter
    • A. 

      Not dead but dormant

    • B. 

      Green and in bloom

    • C. 

      Buds on the trees

    • D. 

      Grass is green

    • E. 

      Grass is brown

    • F. 

      Leaves are falling off the trees

    • G. 

      Trees look dead

    • H. 

      The moon is full

    • I. 

      The sun shines every day

    • J. 

      Neighbors are mowing their grass

    • K. 

      The driveway has to be shoveled

  • 14. 
    The reason we have seasons is because the earth is tilted and revolves around the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What do molecules look like in low pressure?
    • A. 

      Floating in the sky

    • B. 

      Loose and spread out and floating around

    • C. 

      Tightly packed and at ground level

    • D. 

      Tightly packed and at eye level

  • 16. 
    Why do engineers make flood plain models? There may be more than one correct answer.
    • A. 

      They like model trains

    • B. 

      To help them when they are designing towns near bodies of water, such as rivers

    • C. 

      They don't know what a flood plain is

    • D. 

      To decide where to build homes and buildings and where not to.

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