A Trivia Quiz About Weather

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

There are many aspects of weather, which we are yet to learn about but we did cover a lot in our introduction classes and some notable changes in the weather in history. To test out how much you understood we have designed a quiz to test you. Give it a try and be sure to go back to check your notes after.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In weather terms, what does the Fujita scale classify?
    • A. 

      Hurricanes

    • B. 

      Tornadoes

    • C. 

      Blizzards

    • D. 

      Earthquakes

  • 2. 
    Advection, freezing and radiation are types of what weather phenomenon?
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Fog

    • C. 

      Cloudburst

    • D. 

      Sunlight

  • 3. 
    The "Northern Lights" are also known as what?
    • A. 

      The Big Dipper

    • B. 

      Aurora Borealis

    • C. 

      El Nino

    • D. 

      Chinooks

  • 4. 
    The "Bergeron process" deals with what kind of precipitation?
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Drizzle

    • D. 

      Hail

  • 5. 
    A line of equal or constant air temperature is what?
    • A. 

      Equinox

    • B. 

      Isothermic

    • C. 

      Katabatic

    • D. 

      Eye Wall

  • 6. 
    A mountain breeze is what kind of wind?
    • A. 

      Rogue

    • B. 

      Katabatic

    • C. 

      Chinook

    • D. 

      Lenticular

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Sea Floor

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • D. 

      Upper Atmosphere

  • 8. 
    A 17.5-inch hailstone was recorded in what U.S. state?
    • A. 

      Michigan

    • B. 

      Alaska

    • C. 

      Kansas

    • D. 

      Colorado

  • 9. 
    A 286-mph tornado ripped through what U.S. state?
    • A. 

      Delaware

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Illinois

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 10. 
    In Wyndham, Australia, it was 90 degrees for how long?
    • A. 

      1 Day

    • B. 

      249 Days

    • C. 

      100 Days

    • D. 

      333 Days

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Amarillo

    • B. 

      Tuscon

    • C. 

      Yuma

    • D. 

      Phoenix

  • 12. 
    On July 4, 1816, what Georgia city only hit 46 degrees?
    • A. 

      Macon

    • B. 

      Savannah

    • C. 

      Valdosta

    • D. 

      Charleston