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5 Matching questions

  1. meteor
  2. weather
  3. divergent
  4. wind
  5. generator
  1. a a horizonal movement of air that moves along, or parallel to, the ground; sometimes in currents or streams
  2. b the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time
  3. c a mechanical device that uses wire loops rotating in a magnetic field to produce electromagnetic induction in order to generate electricity
  4. d the plates pull away from each other, forming valleys
  5. e a small body of matter from outer space that enters the earth's atmosphere, becoming incandecent as a result of friction and appearing as a streak of light

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the path that a planet takes during it's revoulution
  2. used to photograph and track large-scale movements
  3. measures water vapor, or humidity
  4. energy stored in the nucleus of an atom
  5. energy received by the earth from the sun

5 True/False questions

  1. atmospherethe layer of gases that surround the planet


  2. nonrenewable resourcesan energy source that we are using up and can not recreate in a short period of time


  3. compressionthe result of the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area


  4. barometerany intrument that measures changes in air pressure; measured in millibars


  5. rain gaugemeasures amount of rain that has fallen durin a certain period