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Chapter 1 Quiz



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

How do we measure temperature?
a.
anemometer
b.
barometer
c.
thermometer
d.
rain gauge
 

 2. 

What instrument is used to measure daily snowfall?
a.
weather vane
b.
barometer
c.
thermometer
d.
snow board
 

 3. 

How do we measure how fast the wind is moving?
a.
barometer
b.
cloud cover chart
c.
anemometer
d.
Beaufort Scale
 

 4. 

How do we measure rainfall?
a.
snow board
b.
rain gauge
c.
cloud cover chart
d.
barometer
 

 5. 

What instrument is used to measure air pressure?
a.
barometer
b.
thermometer
c.
weather vane
d.
cloud cover chart
 

 6. 

How do we measure cloud cover?
a.
weather vane
b.
snow board
c.
thermometer
d.
cloud cover chart
 

 7. 

What instrument is used to measure wind direction?
a.
thermometer
b.
rain gauge
c.
cloud cover chart
d.
weather vane
 

 8. 

How do we measure the effect of wind?
a.
cloud cover chart
b.
anemometer
c.
weather vane
d.
Beaufort Scale
 

Complete the Sentence
Use the following words to complete the sentences.

oceans             precipitation             water cycle             instruments      
      evaporates            atmosphere             rivers             condenses

Note: Questions 9 to 15 are about the water cycle.
 

 9. 

In the water cycle, water moves from the ____________________ .
 

 

 10. 

The water ____________________ into the air.
 

 

 11. 

And then ____________________ to form clouds.
 

 

 12. 

Eventually, the ____________________ in the clouds gets heavy enough to fall to Earth as rain, snow, or hail.
 

 

 13. 

The water flows into creeks and ____________________, which eventually ends up in the ocean.
 

 

 14. 

The ____________________ begins again.     
 

 

 15. 

Scientists use ____________________, and not their senses to measure weather because it is more accurate.
 

 

 16. 

The ____________________ is the part of Earth where the weather happens.
 

 

Answer the Question
Use sentences to answer the question.
 

 17. 

Identify the five places where you can find weather information.
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 18. 

What are the two important properties of air?
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