Air Pressure & Water Cycle Measurement Quiz

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Air Pressure & Water Cycle Measurement Quiz - Quiz

Here in this quiz, you will get interesting and knowledgeable questions related to the measurement of air pressure and water cycle!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When water is too heavy and falls back to Earth, this is known as....
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Accumulation

  • 2. 
    A student looks outside her window after it has rained and sees puddles of water.  Later that same day, the puddles are gone.  What process explains why the puddles have disapeared?
    • A. 

      Runoff

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an example of condensation in the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Streams flow into rivers.

    • B. 

      Clouds form in the atmosphere.

    • C. 

      Water drops fall through the air.

    • D. 

      Puddles disappear on a hot day.

  • 4. 
    What type of instrument do scientists use to measure air pressure?
    • A. 

      Telescope

    • B. 

      Rain gauge

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 5. 
    What part of the water cycle does water change from a liquid to a gas?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Run-off

  • 6. 
    What does the symbol below represent?
    • A. 

      Gray and overcast

    • B. 

      Foggy

    • C. 

      Snowy

    • D. 

      Sunny

  • 7. 
    A student observes several cumulonimbus clouds in the sky.  What is the weather most likely be?
    • A. 

      Foggy

    • B. 

      Light rain

    • C. 

      A thunderstorm

    • D. 

      Sunny and warm

  • 8. 
    When scientists observe weather patterns in the United States, in which direction do they find these patterns generally move?
    • A. 

      From east to west

    • B. 

      From west to east

    • C. 

      From north to south

    • D. 

      From south to north

  • 9. 
    Which statement about the blanket of air that surrounds us is inaccurate?
    • A. 

      Air is the main source of weather on Earth.

    • B. 

      When air moves around us, we experience it as wind.

    • C. 

      Air is measured by determining its barametric pressure.

    • D. 

      The amount of water in the air always remains the same.

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