Trivia Quiz On Weather Elements And Instruments!

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Trivia Quiz On Weather Elements And Instruments!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To find out wind speed, meteorologist used __________.
  • 2. 
    What weather instrument tells wind direction?
    • A. 

      Rain gauge

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Wind vane

    • D. 

      Anemometer

  • 3. 
    This is the study of the atmosphere, including weather over such time.
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Astrology

    • C. 

      Meteorology

  • 4. 
    Which navigational instrument is used to find direction?
    • A. 

      Hygrometer

    • B. 

      Barometer

    • C. 

      Compass

    • D. 

      Psychrometer

  • 5. 
    What weather instrument measures humidity?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Hygrometer

    • D. 

      Anemometer

  • 6. 
    A meteorologist would use a ___________ to determine air pressure
  • 7. 
    Which of these is not a weather instrument?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Geiger counter

    • C. 

      Hygrometer

    • D. 

      Anemometer

  • 8. 
    The movement of air is called ______
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Humidity

  • 9. 
    Weather and climate both mean the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Lines that separate areas of high and low pressure on a weather map are
    • A. 

      Isobars

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Longitude

  • 11. 
    Which of these is not shown on a weather map?
    • A. 

      Isobars

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Population

  • 12. 
    The constant recording of weather information helps to determine the climate of an area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In what ways does the Sun influence weather?
    • A. 

      The Sun heats water on Earth.

    • B. 

      The Sun heats air in the atmosphere.

    • C. 

      The Sun evaporates water in the atmosphere to create clouds.

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 14. 
    What are scientist who study weather called?
    • A. 

      Rainologists

    • B. 

      Meteorologists

    • C. 

      Biologists

  • 15. 
    Which pressure system brings rain/stormy weather?
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Low pressure

  • 16. 
    __________ is used to photograph and track large scale air movements such as typhoons etc.
  • 17. 
    The process in which liquid water changes into a gas or water vapor
    • A. 

      Transpiration

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 18. 
     __________ indicate atmospheric conditions above a large portion of the Earth's surface.
  • 19. 
    Which of the following does not affect climate?
    • A. 

      Cars

    • B. 

      Oceans

    • C. 

      Wearing a raincoat

  • 20. 
    A place that doesn’t get much rain over many years would have a cold climate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Stratus clouds form _______________
    • A. 

      Fibrous or curly clouds

    • B. 

      Layers of even sheets clouds

    • C. 

      Puffy white clouds

    • D. 

      Fog

  • 22. 
    Cumulus cloud are associated with ________________
    • A. 

      Fair weather and rainstorms

    • B. 

      Fog

    • C. 

      Sunny weather

    • D. 

      Approaching storm

  • 23. 
    The process by which water returns to the earth's surface in the form of rain, snow, etc.
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Precipiation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

  • 24. 
    The continuous process of precipitation and evaporation is called weather.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Pressure is _______________.
    • A. 

      Higher on top of mountain

    • B. 

      Higher at sea level

    • C. 

      Lower at sea level

    • D. 

      Always the same