5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Coriolis effect
- dew point
- a Clouds that form less than 2 kilometers above the ground and look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton.
- b 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.
- c The temperature at which condensation begins.
- d The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Wind that blows over short distances.
- Reflection of light in all directions
- 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.
- Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
- The flow of air from land to a body of water.
5 True/False Questions
Electromagnetic wave → A form of energy that can travel through space.
Radiation → The transfer of heat through direct physical contact.
thermal energy → 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.
cirrus → Wispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.
humidity → A measure of the amount of water vapor in the air.