Weather Unit Test- 5th Grade

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Weather Unit Test- 5th Grade

TAKE YOUR TIME. Remember to think about the best answer for each question. You cannot go back once you submit a question, so take your time. There are 30 multiple choice questions. Good Luck!Raise your hand when finished.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The area around the Earth is known as:
    • A. 

      Our Place

    • B. 

      Our Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Our Stratsphiere

    • D. 

      Our Planet

  • 2. 
    The layer of our atmosphere closest to Earth's crust (and where we live) is:
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Cumulus

  • 3. 
    The second layer of our atmosphere (where most of the clouds are) is:
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Troposphere

    • C. 

      Stratosphere

    • D. 

      Cumulus

  • 4. 
    The farther you go up in the atmosphere the air pressure gets:
    • A. 

      More dense

    • B. 

      Less dense

    • C. 

      Longer

    • D. 

      Thinner

  • 5. 
    The farther up in elevation you go the air pressure gets more dense, and causes it to be:
    • A. 

      Easier to breathe

    • B. 

      Harder to breathe

    • C. 

      The same air pressure as on sea level

    • D. 

      The most wonderful thing, like , ever!

  • 6. 
    The correct order of the water cycle is:
    • A. 

      Precipitation, Condonsation, Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation, Evaporation, Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation, Condensation, Evaporation

    • D. 

      Condensation, Evaporation, Precipitation

  • 7. 
    When water turns from a gas (water vapor) back to a liquid it is called:
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of precipitation:
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Frost

    • C. 

      Hail

    • D. 

      Sleet

  • 9. 
    When wind is up close and not as powerful it is called:
    • A. 

      Coastal Wind

    • B. 

      Prevailing Wind

    • C. 

      Mountain Wind

    • D. 

      Local Wind

  • 10. 
    When the wind is powerful, and has a long range it is called:
    • A. 

      Mountain Wind

    • B. 

      Prevailing Wind

    • C. 

      Costal Wind

    • D. 

      Local Wind

  • 11. 
    Puffy clouds are:
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

  • 12. 
    Long, thin clods are:
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

  • 13. 
    Clouds that form ice crystals are:
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

  • 14. 
    This picture is of a ____________ cloud.
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

  • 15. 
    This is a picture of a _____________ cloud. 
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

  • 16. 
    The funnel of a tornado is also called the:
    • A. 

      Center

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Vortex

    • D. 

      Eye

  • 17. 
    The nickname for the categories of severe weather is:
    • A. 

      CAR

    • B. 

      CAT

    • C. 

      CAM

    • D. 

      CAN

  • 18. 
    The middle of the united states is also nicknamed:
    • A. 

      Tornado Alley

    • B. 

      Tornado Track

    • C. 

      Tornado River

    • D. 

      Tornado Central

  • 19. 
    This image on the weather map is a:
    • A. 

      Tornado

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Water Spout

    • D. 

      Drought

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the correct order of the formation of tropical severe weather:
    • A. 

      Tropical Storm, Tropical Depression, Hurricane

    • B. 

      Tropical Storm, Hurricane, Tropical Depression

    • C. 

      Tropical Depression, Tropical Storm, Hurricane

    • D. 

      Tropical Storm, Hurricane, Tropical Depression

  • 21. 
    The center of a severe tropical weather pattern is called:
    • A. 

      The middle

    • B. 

      The vortex

    • C. 

      The center

    • D. 

      The eye

  • 22. 
    The book about food that we related to weather is called:
    • A. 

      "Cloddy with a chance of cots"

    • B. 

      "Corny with a chance of cheese"

    • C. 

      "Cloudy with a chance of meatballs"

    • D. 

      "Cleaver with a chance of meat"

  • 23. 
    What type of precipitation did we attempt to make an example of in a LAB this year? 
    • A. 

      Hail

    • B. 

      Snow

    • C. 

      Dew

    • D. 

      Sleet

  • 24. 
    There are ________  categories of Hurricanes. (Starting with CAT 1 at 74 mph)
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 25. 
    What famous Hurricane hit land near New Orleans, LA in 2005?
    • A. 

      Anna

    • B. 

      Bill

    • C. 

      Katrina

    • D. 

      Shikra