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What is the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere and Earth?
a) Water Cycle b) Rock Cycle c) Nitrogen Cycle d) Carbon Cycle
This is when water vapor changes into liquid water.
a) Evaporation b) Transpiration c) Condensation d) Precipitation
After a rainstorm, some water does not seep into the ground. This is known as
a) Condensation b) Run-Off c) Transpiration d) Precipitation
What is when trees release water from their leaves?
a) evaporation b) condensation c) Precipitation d) Transpiration
What is the study of the atmosphere?
a) Meteorology b) Weatherology c) Astronomy d) Climatology
This is what happens when clouds become saturated or too heavy...
a) Evaporation b) Condensation c) Precipitation d) Transpiration
_________ the percentage of the water used in the water cycle returns to the cycle to be used again.
a) 25% b) 50% c) 75% d) 100%
The layers of gases that surrond the Earth are known as the ___________.
a) Atmosphere b) Sky c) Air Bubble d) Shells
A sever storm that often develops from a rapidly rotating funnel cloud is called a ___.
a) Hurricane b) Tornado c) Cyclone d) Typhoon
The boundary between 2 air masses
a) border b) line c) station d) front
The average weather over a long period of time, about 30 years.
a) Weather b) Climate c) Rainfall d) Season
Forms of precipitation include
a) snow, ice, fog b) snow, sleet, dirt c) rain, snow, leaves d) rain, snow, sleet
Hurricanes weaken when they make landfall because ___.
a) Other fronts push against it. b) All the buildings slow it down. c) There is no more warm water to power it. d) It picks up debris and becomes too heavy.
The type of storm made when warm and cold air masses collide over the Great Plains
a) Tornado b) Hurricane c) Cyclone d) Typhoon
Weather moves in what direction across the U.S.A.?
a) North to South b) South to North c) East to West d) West to East
What layer of the atmosphere is where the weather happens?
a) Ozonosphere b) Troposphere c) Stratosphere d) Thermosphere
Where is Tornado Alley?
a) South Pacific US b) North Atlantic US c) Central to South US d) Central to North US
The front that brings severe weather such as thunderstorms, followed by warmer weather
a) Warm Front b) Low Pressure System c) Cold Front d) High Pressure System
What causes calm rains followed by cooler weather?
a) Warm front b) Cold Front c) Low pressure d) High Pressure
This can bring fair, clear weather.
a) Warm Front b) Cold Front c) High Pressure System d) Low Pressure System
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