# Air Pressure & Water Cycle Measurement Quiz

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

• 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.