Science Facts About Weather! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

Hey, how's the weather? The first question everyone asks you when you are stepping outside the home or any place. People are more concerned about the deteriorating effects of bad weather which halts the daily life and schedule. This quiz has been developed to increase and test your knowledge by providing interesting scientific facts. Enjoy and learn how to predict the weather. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    The amount of the sun's energy that reaches the earth.
    • A. 

      Global Wind

    • B. 

      Air Pressure

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Insolation

    • E. 

      Climate

  • 2. 
    What the lower atmosphere is like any given time and place.
    • A. 

      Storm Surge

    • B. 

      Air Mass

    • C. 

      Weather

    • D. 

      Humidity

    • E. 

      Climate

  • 3. 
    The force put on any given area by the weight of the air over it.
    • A. 

      Air Pressure

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Current

    • E. 

      Barometer

  • 4. 
    The amount of water vapor in the air.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Cyclone

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Air Mass

    • E. 

      Humidity

  • 5. 
    A wind that blows steadily in a predictable direction over long distances.
    • A. 

      Thunder

    • B. 

      Global Wind

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Front

    • E. 

      Air Pressure

  • 6. 
    A device for measuring air pressure.
    • A. 

      Weather Vane

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Cyclone

    • D. 

      Meteorologist

    • E. 

      Storm Surge

  • 7. 
    An instrument that shows which way the wind is blowing.
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Lightening

    • C. 

      Weather Vane

    • D. 

      Front

    • E. 

      Global Wind

  • 8. 
    A large region of the atmosphere in which the air has similar properties.
    • A. 

      Troposphere

    • B. 

      Fog

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Air Mass

    • E. 

      Weather

  • 9. 
    The boundary between the two masses.
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Cyclone

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Precipitation

    • E. 

      Climate

  • 10. 
    Any form of water that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground.
    • A. 

      Fog

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Air Pressure

    • E. 

      Storm Surge

  • 11. 
    A rainstorm with both lightning and thunder.
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Cyclone

    • E. 

      Blizzard

  • 12. 
    A rotating funnel cloud with wind speeds up to 300 miles per hour.
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Cyclone

    • D. 

      Thunderstorm

    • E. 

      Blizzard

  • 13. 
    A windstorm with 35 miles per hour wind and enough snowfall that you can only see a quarter mile.
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Cyclone

    • D. 

      Thunderstorm

    • E. 

      Blizzard

  • 14. 
    A very large swirling storm with very low pressure at the center.
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Cyclone

    • D. 

      Thunderstorm

    • E. 

      Blizzard

  • 15. 
    A bulge of water in the ocean caused by hurricane wave and winds.
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Cyclone

    • C. 

      Storm Surge

    • D. 

      Hurricane

    • E. 

      Thunderstorm

  • 16. 
    Any storm with low pressure and with a circular pattern of winds.
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Cyclone

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Thunderstorm

    • E. 

      Storm Surge

  • 17. 
    A spark caused when electricity built up in a thunderhead discharge.
    • A. 

      Current

    • B. 

      Insolation

    • C. 

      Thunder

    • D. 

      Climate

    • E. 

      Lightening

  • 18. 
    The sound of rapidly expanding air.
    • A. 

      Thunder

    • B. 

      Storm Surge

    • C. 

      Air Mass

    • D. 

      Air Pressure

    • E. 

      Weather

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Bus Driver

    • C. 

      Meteorologist

    • D. 

      News person

    • E. 

      Professional bull rider

  • 20. 
    The average weather pattern of a region.
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Air Pressure

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Climate

    • E. 

      Fog

  • 21. 
    A cloud that forms near the ground.
    • A. 

      Air Pressure

    • B. 

      Climate

    • C. 

      Fog

    • D. 

      Air Mass

    • E. 

      Front

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Sleet

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 23. 
    Raindrops fall through a layer of very cold air near the ground they freeze.
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Sleet

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 24. 
    Forms are severe thunderstorm cloud when raindrops in the clouds collide with bits of ice.
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Sleet

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 25. 
    Forms when the air temperature is close to or below freezing.
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Sleet

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 26. 
    Rain, sleet, hail and snow all have ________________ ?
    • A. 

      Minerals

    • B. 

      Feet

    • C. 

      Cold

    • D. 

      Water

    • E. 

      Hot

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      A cold front brings in a cold air mass.

    • B. 

      A warm front brings in warm air.

    • C. 

      A & B

    • D. 

      They both cause a blizzard

    • E. 

      They both cause bad thunderstorms.

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      When a warm and cold front collide the hot air pushes the cold air up. Usually a blizzard happens.

    • B. 

      There is a horrible accident with many injuries and lawsuits filed.

    • C. 

      They cause cyclones across the country.

    • D. 

      Nothing happens.

    • E. 

      When a warm and cold front collide the dense heavy cold air pushes the lighter warm air up. As the warm air rises the moisture condenses, clouds and storms follow.

  • 29. 
    How are hurricanes and tornados alike?
    • A. 

      They are both cyclones.

    • B. 

      They both only happen in Japan.

    • C. 

      They only occur in the month of May.

    • D. 

      They were both named by the same people.

  • 30. 
    When the wind speed of a tropical storm reaches more than 74 miles per hour. It looks like a spiral of clouds with a hole in the middle.
    • A. 

      Cyclone

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 31. 
    A rotating funnel shaped cloud with wind speeds up to 300 miles per hour.
    • A. 

      Cyclone

    • B. 

      Blizzard

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 32. 
    How does altitude affect air pressure?
    • A. 

      It makes it swirl

    • B. 

      There is lower air pressure at the top of a mountain and higher air pressure at sea level.

    • C. 

      It does not affcct it at all.

    • D. 

      Altitude and air pressure do not get along at all .. they fight all the time.

    • E. 

      There is lower air pressure at the bottom of a mountain and higher air pressure above sea level.

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    What causes rain and/or snow?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    When a liquid turns into a gas...
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      None of the above