Sol 4.6 Weather

25 Questions
Weather Quizzes & Trivia

Having knowledge about the weather patterns and various factors that affect it is quite vital. The understanding helps you predict and analyze the weather. Get to know how much you understand the weather below.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The boundary between two air masses that have different temperatures and levels of humidity.
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Front

    • C. 

      Air mass

    • D. 

      Air pressure

  • 2. 
    Amount of moisture, or water vapor, in the air.
    • A. 

      Front

    • B. 

      Air mass

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Air pressure

  • 3. 
    VEry large body of air that is spread over hundreds of miles and has the same temperature and humidity
    • A. 

      Air mass

    • B. 

      Air pressure

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Hunidity

  • 4. 
    Push caused by the weight of air.
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Humidity

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      Air mass

  • 5. 
    Smooth gray clouds that cover the whole sky and usually bring light rain and drizzle.
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus Clouds

    • C. 

      Stratus clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds

  • 6. 
    White puffy clouds that look like cotton and are associated with sunny weather
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus Clouds

    • C. 

      Stratus clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds

  • 7. 
    Thin, feathery clouds made of ice crystals that are seen high in the sky and indicate that rain or snow is coming.
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus Clouds

    • C. 

      Stratus clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds

  • 8. 
    Tall, dark clouds that are associated with thunderstorms.
    • A. 

      Cirrus clouds

    • B. 

      Stratus clouds

    • C. 

      Cumulonimbus clouds

    • D. 

      Cumulus Clouds

  • 9. 
    What air is more dense? Cold or hot
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Hot

  • 10. 
    Does cold or warm air form high pressure areas?
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Warm

  • 11. 
    Does coldor warm air form low pressure areas?
    • A. 

      Warm

    • B. 

      Cold

  • 12. 
    __________ pressure usually contain clouds.
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      High

  • 13. 
    _______ pressure areas usually have very few clouds.
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

  • 14. 
    Mass of heavy air that sometimes slides underneath a mass of lighter air and pushes it up, often causing thunderstorms and a drop in air temperature.
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

  • 15. 
    Mass of light air that sometimes moves in and slides over a mass of heavier air, often leading to steady rain or snow and an increase in air temperature.
    • A. 

      Warm front

    • B. 

      Cold front

  • 16. 
    Scientists who collect data using a variety of instruments and then use data to predict the weather.
    • A. 

      Cosmotologists

    • B. 

      Meteorologists

    • C. 

      Commercialists

  • 17. 
    Tool used to measure precipitation.
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 18. 
    Tool used to measure air pressure
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 19. 
    Tool used to measure wind velocity, or speed
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 20. 
    Tool used to measure air temperature
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 21. 
    Hurricanes, thunderstorms, and tornadoes are caused by
    • A. 

      Hot air

    • B. 

      People

    • C. 

      Extreme atmospheric conditions

    • D. 

      Rainy weather

  • 22. 
    Warm, low pressure weather system surrounded by cooler air over ocean waters, a severe storm with winds above 75 mph may occur.
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 23. 
    Warm, moist air near the ground is covered by a mass of cold air, a storm with heavy winds and rain may occur
    • A. 

      Thunderstorms

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 24. 
    Thunderstorm meets strong winds high in the sky, the winds can cause the storm to spin in a strong, rotating column of air that reaches from a cumulonimbus cloud to the ground.
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Low pressure

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      LOw

    • B. 

      HIgh