5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- rain gauge
- a Forms of water such as rain, snow, sleet, or hail that fall from clouds and reach Earth's surface.
- b 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.
- c The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.
- d The distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.
- e The process that occurs when vaporization takes place only on the surface of a liquid; also, the process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid, such as water, absorb enough energy to change to a gaseous state, such as water vapor.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Reflection of light in all directions
- The transfer of heat through direct physical contact.
- 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.
- Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
- Increased cooling caused by the wind.
5 True/False questions
Coriolis effect → The process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and other gases that form a "blanket" around the earth
stratus → Clouds that form in flat layers.
jet streams → Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.
Electromagnetic wave → An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.
local wind → Wind that blows over short distances.