Weather
  • 1. The area in which a warm air mass is caught between two cold air masses
A) warm front
B) stationary front
C) occluded front
D) cold front
  • 2. The state of the atmosphere at a certain time and place
A) humidity
B) air mass
C) climate
D) weather
  • 3. The area in which a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet. Neither have the energy to move one another
A) cold front
B) occluded front
C) warm front
D) stationary front
  • 4. A collection of millions of tiny water droplets or ice crystals
A) altitude
B) temperature
C) cloud
D) particles
  • 5. A scientist who studies weather
A) meteorologist
B) paleontologist
C) geologist
D) cosmologist
  • 6. A blanket of gases that surrounds the Earth
A) condensation
B) temperature
C) precipitation
D) atmosphere
  • 7. Any form of water that falls from the sky
A) atmosphere
B) temperature
C) condensation
D) precipitation
  • 8. Weather instrument used to measure the amount of moisture or humidity in the air
A) hygrometer
B) hydrometer
C) all of the above
D) psychrometer
  • 9. Clouds of low altitude, they're thin and stretch out across the sky, and block out sunlight
A) cumulus
B) altostratus
C) stratus
D) cirrus
  • 10. The amount of water vapor in the air
A) air pressure
B) precipitation
C) condensation
D) humidity
  • 11. The movement of air caused by cool air over the ocean moving toward the land
A) sea breeze
B) land breeze
C) wind breeze
D) mountain breeze
  • 12. The movement of air caused by cool air sinking and moving down the slope of a mountain
A) cold breeze
B) mountain breeze
C) land breeze
D) sea breeze
  • 13. The change of phase from liquid water into a gas (water vapor)
A) precipitation
B) atmosphere
C) condensation
D) evaporation
  • 14. The movement of water on Earth that moves between the air, land and the oceans
A) run off
B) water cycle
C) warm front
D) run on
  • 15. A large body of air that has the same temperature and level of humidity throughout
A) air mass
B) air pressure
C) aerodynamics
D) air resistance
  • 16. The measurement of the amount of heat in a substance
A) humidity
B) temperature
C) climate
D) weather
  • 17. Elevation especially above sea level or above the Earth's surface
A) sea breeze
B) elevation
C) all of the above
D) altitude
  • 18. Clouds of high altitude, curly, wispy and made of ice crystals
A) stratus
B) cirrus
C) alto stratus
D) cumulus
  • 19. The average weather conditions of an area over a very long period of time
A) humidity
B) climate
C) weather
D) temperature
  • 20. Rain that lands on top of a mountain, travels down to lower ground and joins larger bodies of water
A) water cycle
B) run off
C) stationary front
D) run down
  • 21. The weight of the air in an area
A) air pressure
B) weather
C) air mass
D) condensation
  • 22. Clouds of middle altitude large, puffy, and sometimes creative shapes
A) stratus
B) cumulus
C) cirrus
D) nimbus
  • 23. The changing of a substance from a gas to the liquid state
A) temperature
B) condensation
C) precipitation
D) evaporation
  • 24. Weather instrument used to measure air pressure
A) psychrometer
B) hydrometer
C) barometer
D) hygrometer
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