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5 Matching questions

  1. Conduction
  2. relative humidity
  3. Heat
  4. Coriolis effect
  5. rain gauge
  1. a The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.
  2. b The percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount the air can hold at that temperature.
  3. c the movement of thermal energy from one substance to another.
  4. d The transfer of heat through direct physical contact.
  5. e An instrument used to measure the amount of precipitation, consisting of an open-ended container topped by a collecting funnel and having a collecting tube and measuring scale inside.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Clouds that form less than 2 kilometers above the ground and look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton.
  2. An instrument used to measure temperature, consisting of a thin, glass tube with a bulb on one end that contains a liquid, usually mercury or alcohol.
  3. The average amount of energy of motion in the molecules of a substance
  4. A form of energy with wavelengths that are shorter than visible light.
  5. Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances

5 True/False questions

  1. jet streamsBands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.

          

  2. RadiationThe transfer of heat through direct physical contact.

          

  3. AnemometerAn instrument used to measure temperature, consisting of a thin, glass tube with a bulb on one end that contains a liquid, usually mercury or alcohol.

          

  4. evaporationThe direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.

          

  5. ScatteringReflection of light in all directions

          

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