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Weather Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which instrument would NOT be useful for meteorologists predicting the weather?
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Weather vane

    • D. 

      Microscope

  • 2. 
    Check the following things that meteorologists use to predict and forecast the weather.
    • A. 

      Leaf color

    • B. 

      Wind direction

    • C. 

      Air pressure

    • D. 

      Shadows

    • E. 

      Radar/satellite images

    • F. 

      Transpiration

    • G. 

      Time of day

    • H. 

      Snowfall

    • I. 

      Wind speed

    • J. 

      Humidity

    • K. 

      Photosynthesis

    • L. 

      Amount of pollen

    • M. 

      Cloud cover

    • N. 

      Cloud type

    • O. 

      Rain temperature

    • P. 

      Temperature

    • Q. 

      Soil type

    • R. 

      Pollution

  • 3. 
    Choose two things you checked above and explain how they work together to help meteorologist predict and forecast the weather.
  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Rain gauge and wind vane

    • B. 

      Anemometer and wind vane

    • C. 

      Hygrometer and anemometer

    • D. 

      Barometer and anemometer

  • 5. 
    Dopplar radar is a technology that provides information on wind and precipitation. How do weather forecasters use this technology to keep people safe?
    • A. 

      They report areas where the wind is calm.

    • B. 

      They issue thunderstorm and tornado warnings.

    • C. 

      They predict whether the weather will be cloudy.

    • D. 

      They describe when and where lightning will strike.

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Measuring wind speed

    • B. 

      Measuring air pressure

    • C. 

      Measuring amount of precipitation

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Measuring wind speed

    • B. 

      Measuring air pressure

    • C. 

      Measuring amount of precipitation

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Hurricane strength

    • C. 

      Humidity

    • D. 

      Wind speed