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5 Matching questions

  1. humidity
  2. Monsoons
  3. greenhouse effect
  4. thermometer
  5. jet streams
  1. a 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.
  2. b Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
  3. c A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.
  4. d 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
  5. e Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The transfer of heat through direct physical contact.
  2. 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.
  3. Reflection of light in all directions
  4. The flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land.
  5. The average amount of energy of motion in the molecules of a substance

5 True/False questions

  1. droughtClouds that form less than 2 kilometers above the ground and look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton.

          

  2. psychrometerAn 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. rain gaugeAn 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.

          

  4. 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.

          

  5. Coriolis effectThe way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.

          

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