Wind Quizzes & Trivia

Run like the... A straw in the… Sail against the…You got that one right, another one of the four elements is here. Wind makes the subject of our quiz now and we’ll see just how much you know about it. Carefully formulated questions meant to challenge your knowledge about one of the most common events in nature.

What is a weather vane typically used for? What is the name of the scale used to relate wind speed to observe conditions at sea or on land? Total wind power could only be captured if the wind velocity would be what? Easterly winds usually dominate the flow patterns across what regions of the Earth? Fly like the wind through these questions, take our quiz and prove your skills.

There are different weather elements in existence and they all have an importance in making the earth what it is. The interesting test below is designed to check out which element can be used to describe you between Earth,...

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 10343   |  Last updated: Sep 28, 2018
  • Sample Question
    You describe yourself as................

Wind turbines are a global means of harnessing energy from the wind, as the kinetic energy is converted into electrical power for our use in machines, lights and so on. See how much you know about them with this quiz!

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 805   |  Last updated: Jul 18, 2017
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    Energy an object has due to it's motion is______________.

Do you know how the wind moves?  Here's the answer. The wind moves because of the variation in air pressure from one place to another from the region of high pressure toward the part of low pressure. The wind blows...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 374   |  Last updated: May 20, 2019
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    What is the name of the most constant, reliable, steady winds?

Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 95   |  Last updated: May 20, 2019
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     According to Bernoulli’s principle if velocity increases pressure _____________?

Understanding who Factory Mutual (FM Global) is, what an FM wind uplift rating is, the testing involved to assign FM ratings and the differing rating requirements per the FM revision in 2006.

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 77   |  Last updated: May 20, 2019
  • Sample Question
    What do the letters "FM" stand for related to the article you just read?

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Wind Questions & Answers

Which energy does an object has due to it's motion?
When someone says that they have energy, you may think that it can only be one thing. They are hyperactive. However, many different types of energy can happen. These include mechanical strength, thermal energy, nuclear energy, chemical energy, electr
What are prevailing winds?
Prevailing winds are major wind systems that follow similar patterns over time and winds that blow from a single direction over a specific area. In geography, the area where prevailing winds meet is called the convergence zone – this is where w
What form of energy is the desired output of the wind turbine?
Dear ProProfs, Thank you for this test, but I think this question it need correction by add system after wind turbine. Best Regards
Which of the following will  not have an impact on the wind turbine designs output?
None of the above, they will all have an effect the designs output