Scientific Terms On Weather

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  • 1. 
    What weather term comes from the Aboriginal "Huracan"?
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Hercules

    • D. 

      Hailstorm

  • 2. 
    Rubber-soled shoes might protect you from what?
    • A. 

      Lightning

    • B. 

      Pollen Allergies

    • C. 

      Avalanche

    • D. 

      Bats

  • 3. 
    Sudden flooding caused by heavy rain is called what?
    • A. 

      Carneval

    • B. 

      Flash Flood

    • C. 

      Barometric Pressure

    • D. 

      Hailstorm

  • 4. 
    What caused a 118-vehicle wreck on I-94 near Milwaukee?
    • A. 

      Fog

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Forest Fire

    • D. 

      Mud Slide

  • 5. 
    What phenomenon is often visible at Niagara Falls?
    • A. 

      Rainbow

    • B. 

      Butterfly Migration

    • C. 

      Mud Slide

    • D. 

      Dust Bowl

  • 6. 
    What memory aid is used to name a rainbow's colors?
    • A. 

      ABCDEFG

    • B. 

      S.C.U.B.A.

    • C. 

      EGBDF

    • D. 

      ROY G. BIV

  • 7. 
    Groundhog Day predicts how long what will last?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Summer

    • C. 

      Full Moon

    • D. 

      Daylight

  • 8. 
    What weather condition caused the 1930's Dust Bowl?
    • A. 

      Santa Ana Winds

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Flash Flooding

    • D. 

      Tropical Storms

  • 9. 
    What coastal storms typically strike New England?
    • A. 

      Nor'easters

    • B. 

      Forest Fires

    • C. 

      Tornadoes

    • D. 

      Lake Effect Glaciers

  • 10. 
    Which weather element was the first to be measured and logged?
    • A. 

      Sunlight

    • B. 

      Air Pressure

    • C. 

      Rainfall

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 11. 
    How did the cock become a weather vane symbol?
    • A. 

      Because He Was The Cutest

    • B. 

      Because Of His Size

    • C. 

      Because Of A Papal Enactment

    • D. 

      Because Of His Feathers

  • 12. 
    What does a barometer measure?
    • A. 

      Air Temperature

    • B. 

      Air Pressure

    • C. 

      Wind Speed

    • D. 

      Relative Humidity

  • 13. 
    "Bringing Weather To Life" has been used as an ad slogan by which company?
    • A. 

      Energizer Batteries

    • B. 

      The Weather Channel

    • C. 

      Kroger

    • D. 

      Duracell Batteries

  • 14. 
    Which of the these can help weather scientists track and predict hurricanes?
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Airplane Radar

    • D. 

      Plants

  • 15. 
    In terms of measuring temperature, "Celsius" is also known as what?
    • A. 

      Rankine

    • B. 

      Centigrade

    • C. 

      Kelvin

    • D. 

      Fahrenheit

  • 16. 
    In evaporation, water turns into what?
    • A. 

      Ice Crystals

    • B. 

      Alternative Energy

    • C. 

      Vapor

    • D. 

      Hail Stones

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