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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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