5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- relative humidity
- a The percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount the air can hold at that temperature.
- b An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e An instrument used to measure wind speed.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
- The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
- 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.
- Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances
- Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
5 True/False questions
latitude → The distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.
local wind → Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances
jet streams → Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.
cumulus → Wispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.
stratus → Wispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.