General Science Review 8.4 Question Preview (ID: 13399)

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What is not a step in the water cycle?
a) Sublimation
b) Evaporation
c) Condensation
d) Sublimation

In which step of the water cycle can transpiration occur?
a) Evaporation
b) Condensation
c) Sublimation
d) Precipitation

What instrument measures relative humidity?
a) Psychrometer
b) Barometer
c) Odometer
d) Thermometer

Which of the following is not true if relative humidity is low?
a) Dry bulb has more moisture around it
b) Wet bulb temperature changes a lot
c) Water evaporates quickly
d) The temperature difference between the dry bulb and wet bulb is large

What is the relative humidity of saturated air?
a) 100%
b) 70%
c) 30%
d) 0%

Which of the following is necessary for clouds to form?
a) Cold temperature and some particles
b) Hot temperature and some particles
c) Cold temperature and no particles
d) Hot temperature and no particles

The dew point is the point where
a) condensation happens
b) pressure is greatest in the atmosphere
c) evaporation happens
d) temperature is greatest in the atmosphere

Which clouds can indicate i a storm is on its way?
a) cirrocumulus clouds
b) mare tails
c) fair weather cumulus clouds
d) none of the choices

Which clouds are the tallest clouds?
a) cumulus
b) stratus
c) fog
d) cirrus

Which type of cloud is lowest to the ground?
a) fog
b) stratus
c) cirrus
d) cumulus

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