What Is Weather?

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Weather quiz. What is weather?


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  • 1. 
    Weather is the state of the _______________________  at a specific time and place.
    • A. 

      Temperature

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Dew point

  • 2. 
    The _______________________  evaporates water into the atmosphere forming clouds and retruning the water to Earth as rain or snow.
    • A. 

      Water vapor

    • B. 

      Sun's heat

    • C. 

      Relative humidity

  • 3. 
    Weather includes such conditions as air pressure, __________________, temperature, and moisture in the air.
    • A. 

      Wind

    • B. 

      Water vapor

    • C. 

      Density

  • 4. 
    Temperature is a measure of ______________      _______________ movement.
  • 5. 
    Wind - air moving in a ____________________________________.
  • 6. 
    Humidity - the amount of _____________   _______________ in the air.
  • 7. 
    Stratus clouds are ____________________
    • A. 

      Smooth , even sheets or layers at low altitudes

    • B. 

      Puffy, white clouds, often with flat bases

    • C. 

      High, thin, white, feathery clouds made of ice crystals

  • 8. 
    Cumulus clouds are _____________________________
    • A. 

      High, thin, white, feathery clouds made of ice crystals

    • B. 

      Smooth , even sheets or layers at low altitudes

    • C. 

      Puffy, white clouds, often with flat bases

  • 9. 
    Cirrus clouds are _____________________________.
    • A. 

      Puffy, white clouds, often with flat bases

    • B. 

      Smooth , even sheets or layers at low altitudes

    • C. 

      High, thin, white, feathery clouds made of ice crystals

  • 10. 
    Clouds form as ______________________ air is forced upward and cools.
  • 11. 
    Cirro are __________  clouds.
  • 12. 
    Alto are _______________________  clouds.
  • 13. 
    Precipitation is _____________________ falling from clouds.
    • A. 

      Moisture

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Water

  • 14. 
    _______________ and ___________________ move in the atmosphere, weather constantly changes.
  • 15. 
    A ___________________ is a boundary between two different air masses.
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Storm

    • C. 

      Front

  • 16. 
    Isotherms are lines on a weather map connecting points of equal _______________________.
  • 17. 
    ____________________ are lines on a weather map that connect points of equal atmospheric pressure.
  • 18. 
    A winter storm with stron winds, cold temperatures and low visibility that lasts more than 3 hours is a _______________________.
    • A. 

      Blizzard

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

  • 19. 
    A violent, whirling wind that moves in narrow path over land is a _______________________.
    • A. 

      Blizzard

    • B. 

      Tornado

    • C. 

      Hurricane

  • 20. 
    A large, swirling, low pressure system that forms over tropical oceans is a _______________.
    • A. 

      Blizzard

    • B. 

      Hurricane

    • C. 

      Tornado