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5 Matching questions

  1. relative humidity
  2. condensation
  3. psychrometer
  4. evaporation
  5. Anemometer
  1. a The percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount the air can hold at that temperature.
  2. b An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. e An instrument used to measure wind speed.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
  2. The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
  3. 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.
  4. Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances
  5. Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. local windWinds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances

          

  3. jet streamsBands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.

          

  4. cumulusWispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.

          

  5. stratusWispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.

          

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