How Much Do You Really Know About Precipitation?

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Precipitation Quizzes & Trivia

Precipitation happens when a part of the atmosphere gets saturated with water vapor. There are significant forms of precipitation that include drizzle, rain, sleet, snow, graupel, and hail. It is the primary element of the water cycle, responsible for depositing the fresh water on the planet. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about precipitation process. Read all the questions carefully and select suitable answer. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is precipitation?
    • A. 

      Water that falls from the ground.

    • B. 

      Water that falls from the sky.

    • C. 

      Water that rises to the clouds from the ground.

    • D. 

      Water that rises from the ground.

  • 2. 
    How many forms of precipitation are there?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 3. 
    Which is the correct order for Rain?
    • A. 

      Cool air rises, a rain cloud is formed, droplets get bigger, we feel the rain.

    • B. 

      Cool air rises, droplets gets bigger, a rain cloud is formed, we feel the rain.

    • C. 

      Warm air rises, a rain cloud is formed, droplets gets bigger, we feel the rain.

    • D. 

      Warm air rises,droplets gets bigger, a rain cloud is formed, and you feel rain.

  • 4. 
    What is snow?
    • A. 

      Rain that is frozen in the clouds and forms Ice crystals, which are formed around dirt, that is carried up by wind.

    • B. 

      Rain that is carried up by the wind.

    • C. 

      Rain that are ice crystals and the wind pushes up dirt that forms snow.

    • D. 

      Rain that freezes in the clouds and become dirt.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following types of precipitation bounce instead of sticking to the ground?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Sleet

    • D. 

      Hail

  • 6. 
    Which of the following forms of precipitation is made up of two types of precipitation?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Sleet

  • 7. 
    Which of the following precipitations could be dangerous to drive in?
    • A. 

      Snow

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Sleet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Sleet

    • B. 

      Hail

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    What would the tempertature have to be if it was going to snow?
    • A. 

      Below 0 degrees

    • B. 

      Below 10 degrees

    • C. 

      Higher than 0 degrees

    • D. 

      Higher than 10 degrees

  • 10. 
    In what season do you see snow?
    • A. 

      Autumn

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Winter

    • D. 

      Spring

  • 11. 
    What is the correct order of the season?
    • A. 

      Summer, winter, spring, fall

    • B. 

      Fall, spring, winter, summer

    • C. 

      Spring, fall, summer, winter

    • D. 

      Spring, summer, fall, winter

  • 12. 
    Which is the raniest season of the year?
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Winter

    • D. 

      Summer

  • 13. 
    Is the rain measured in degrees?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Do we measure Weather in centimeters and inches?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    How does precipitation affects us in Florida?
  • 16. 
    How does the weather affect people in other states? (Think about someone who lives in another state what would the weather be like there, how would it be different from our weather in Florida.)