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Which weather instrument measures wind direction?
a) barometer
b) anemometer
c) weather vane
d) thermometer

Which layer contain weather?
a) exosphere
b) ionosphere
c) stratosphere
d) troposphere

A _____________ front does not move for many days and will cause rain.
a) warm front
b) cold front
c) stationary front
d) occluded front

Whixh layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer which protects us from UV light?
a) ionosphere
b) exosphere
c) stratosphere
d) troposphere

Warm air is ____________ dense than cold air.
a) more
b) less
c) the same
d) does not change

As your elevation increases the air pressure
a) decreases
b) increases
c) stays the same
d) does not change

A_______________ occurs when wind blows from the land to sea.
a) land breeze
b) sea breeze
c) doldrum
d) coriolis effect

______________ is the moisture in the air.
a) pressure
b) temperature
c) wind
d) humidity

A _______________ mesasure the amount of rain fall.
a) rain gauge
b) anemometer
c) weather vane
d) barometer

A ________________ studies the weather.
a) chemist
b) biologist
c) meteorologist
d) ecologist

The condition of the atmosphere over a short period of time is ___________.
a) climate
b) weather
c) atmosphere
d) troposphere

________________ clouds form when it is very wet and rainy.
a) Cirrus
b) Cumulonimbus
c) Stratus
d) Cumulus

_______________ clouds are white, puffy and often lead to fair weather?
a) Cumulus
b) Cirrus
c) Stratus
d) Cumulonimbus

Which instrument is used to record the temperature?
a) anemometer
b) weather vane
c) barometer
d) thermometer

Which layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
a) troposphere
b) mesosphere
c) stratosphere
d) exosphere

A ___________ occurs when wind blows from the sea to land.
a) sea breeze
b) land breeze
c) doldrum
d) trade wind

What instrument is used to measure wind speed?
a) weather vane
b) anemometer
c) barometer
d) thermometer

How would you describe thunderstorm clouds?
a) white and puffy
b) dark and billowing
c) sheet clouds
d) feathery and wispy

Which instrument meaures relative humidity?
a) barometer
b) thermometer
c) anemometer
d) sling psychrometer

____________________ is waether conditions over an extended period of time (years).
a) Cimate
b) weather
c) air pressure
d) temperature

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