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______________forms when water vapor condenses directly onto a surface.
a) Frost
b) Dew
c) Fog
d) Rain

Low pressure systems are associated with what kind of weather?
a) Fair weather
b) Rainy/stormy conditions
c) Long periods of precipitation
d) Cooler temperatures

The process of plants releasing water back into the atmosphere is called _____________________.
a) Evaporation
b) Transpiration
c) Condensation
d) Precipitation

What happens to air pressure as altitude increases?
a) It decreases
b) It increases
c) It stays the same
d) Air pressure is not affected by altitude

Which layer of the atmosphere is closest to earth?
a) Exosphere
b) Stratosphere
c) mesosphere
d) Troposphere

Material that is burning, the Sun, and electricity are sources of _____________________.
a) Chemical energy
b) Solar (radiant) energy
c) Heat (thermal) energy
d) Electrical energy

The transfer of thermal energy, or energy associated with the motion of the particles of a substance is called ____________________ energy.
a) Solar (radiant)
b) Heat (thermal)
c) Mechanical
d) Electrical

Mechanical energy ____________________ as an object moves faster.
a) decreases
b) Stays the same
c) Fades
d) Increases

Which tool measures air pressure?
a) Anemometer
b) Wind vane
c) Sling psychrometer
d) Barometer

These winds blow from west to east in temperate regions of the world.
a) Trade winds
b) Easterlies
c) Westerlies
d) Doldrums

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