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5 Matching questions

  1. Anemometer
  2. cirrus
  3. Radiation
  4. Electromagnetic wave
  5. thermometer
  1. a A form of energy that can travel through space.
  2. b 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. c Wispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.
  4. d The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
  5. e An instrument used to measure wind speed.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land.
  2. Wind that blows over short distances.
  3. The change from the gaseous to the liquid state of matter; also, the process by which a gas, such as water vapor, changes to a liquid, such as water.
  4. The transfer of heat through direct physical contact.
  5. Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.

5 True/False questions

  1. latitudeThe distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.

          

  2. precipitationThe 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.

          

  3. TemperatureThe 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.

          

  4. land breezeThe flow of air from land to a body of water.

          

  5. ConvectionThe transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.

          

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