Science Chapter 7 Lesson 1 Air And Weather

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Lovely weather we’re having, eh? Weather is such a constant in our everyday lives that it’s very easy to forget the processes that are involved in rainfall, snow, lightning, thunder and even wind. What do you know about weather?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Earth's atmosphere is mainly made up of what two gases?
    • A. 

      Oxygen and carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide and nitrogen

    • C. 

      Nitrogen and oxygen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen and helium

  • 2. 
    Where in the atmosphere is the stratosphere located?
    • A. 

      Directly above the troposphere

    • B. 

      Directly below the troposphere

    • C. 

      Directly above the mesosphere

    • D. 

      Directly above the thermosphere

  • 3. 
    What instrument is used to measure wind speed?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Hygrometer

    • D. 

      Wind vane

  • 4. 
    Sleet and hail are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Gases in the atmosphere

    • B. 

      Layers in the atmosphere

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 5. 
    I am the weight of the air above you. What am I?
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Wind

  • 6. 
    I am moving air. What am I?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Humidity

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Wind vane

  • 7. 
    I am a weather instrument used to tell you how hot or cold the air is. What am I?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 8. 
    I am a weather instrument used to tell you how much it has rained. What am I?
    • A. 

      Rain gauge

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Wind vane

  • 9. 
    I am a weather instrument used to tell you what the air pressure is. What am I?
    • A. 

      Anemometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Wind vane

  • 10. 
    I am a weather instrument that points to where the wind is coming from. What am I?
    • A. 

      Anemometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Wind vane

  • 11. 
    I am the amount of water vapor in the air. What am I?
    • A. 

      Air pressure

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Rain gauge

    • D. 

      Humidity

  • 12. 
    In what layer of the atmosphere does weather happen?
    • A. 

      Stratosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Thermosphere