Science Simester Exam

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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

This test is on all the stuff in the planetary forcaster book for the simester exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain the difference between direct sunlight and indirect sunlight.  When writing the answer address these questions:~Which type of sunlight absorbs more heat energy and which one reflects more heat energy?~Which type of sunlight is at a 90 degree angle and which is at any other angle except 90 degrees?
  • 2. 
  • 3. 
  • 4. 
    Draw a picture of the water cycle on a seperate sheet of paper.
  • 5. 
    A measur of the average amount of kinetic energy found in the molecules of a substance
    • A. 

      Temperauture

    • B. 

      Visualization

    • C. 

      Increased elevation

  • 6. 
    Air temperatures measured around 4ft 1in - 6ft 7in above the ground
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Surface temperature

    • C. 

      Potential evergy

  • 7. 
    Shows a picture of the information
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Visualization

  • 8. 
    ______________is the energy of moving objects.
  • 9. 
    _________________is the potential energy of an object.
  • 10. 
    I will go to the mall and eat lots of candy during winter break.  This is called a________.
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    Does air have mass?
    • A. 

      Yes, because without mass there would be no air and we would not exist

    • B. 

      Yes, because without mass there would be air and we would exist

    • C. 

      Yes, because without mass there would be dogs and we would not exist

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Relative humidity

  • 14. 
    Measures wind speed
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Anemometer

  • 15. 
    Gives meteorologists info about the temperature of the air
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Biome

    • C. 

      Revolution

  • 16. 
    A__________ is a planets journey around the sun.A__________is the time it takes for a planet to make one full turn around its axis.
  • 17. 
    The________ ___________ is the day with the least number of daylight hours.The_________ __________is the day with the greatest number of daylight hours.
  • 18. 
    The amount of evergy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of a substance by 1 degree celsius
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Specific heat capacity

    • C. 

      Increased elevation

  • 19. 
    Movement of heat energy from one location to another as a result of the movement of particles that are storing that energy
    • A. 

      Decreased elevation

    • B. 

      Pressure

    • C. 

      Convection

  • 20. 
    Increased elevation = ____________pressure and _________temperature.Decreased elevation = ___________pressure and  _________temperature.
  • 21. 
    There is _________pressure at the summit then at the bottom of a mountain.There is _________pressure at the bottom that at the summit of a mountain.
  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Less dense than the air around it

    • B. 

      Less molecules that have hats than the air around it

    • C. 

      Has more petunias

  • 23. 
  • 24. 
    Inch is to length as __________________ is to temperature.Pound is to weight as _________________is to heat energy.
  • 25. 
    The area where two air masses collide
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Occluded front

    • C. 

      Stationary front

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Stationary front

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Occluded front

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Occluded front

    • B. 

      Stationary front

    • C. 

      Front

  • 28. 
    ________ _________ are winds that blow near earth's surface and over short distances._________ ________ is the movement of air between the north and south poles and equater and spans over the whole earth and @ higher altitudes.