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Measuring Wind Speed And Direction.[print questions]

Which device does NOT measure wind?
a) anemometer
b) wind sock
c) wind vane
d) barometer

Which device measures wind direction and points away from the wind?
a) anemometer
b) wind sock
c) wind vane
d) barometer

Which device measures wind direction and points into the wind?
a) anemometer
b) wind sock
c) wind vane
d) barometer

Which device measures wind speed?
a) anemometer
b) wind sock
c) wind vane
d) barometer

The Beaufort Scale is used to describe what?
a) wind direction
b) rain fall
c) wind speed
d) weather severity

A machine that can be powered by a wind turbine is a ________________?
a) wind farm
b) windmill
c) wind
d) generator

A machines that put the wind to work.
a) wind farm
b) windmill
c) wind
d) generator

A system of 50 or more wind turbines working together.
a) wind farm
b) windmill
c) wind
d) generator

Moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure.
a) wind farm
b) windmill
c) wind
d) generator

A _________________ can catch wind coming from any direction.
a) wind turbine
b) wind
c) generator
d) windmill

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