5th Grade NC Science EOG Weather Review
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which has the greatest effect on the temperature of a region?

    answer choices

    the amount of plants it has

    the amount of rainfall it gets

    the amount of humans it has

    the amount of sunlight it gets

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Throughout the year, there is usually some wind blowing at the beach during the day and night. What is the cause of these winds?

    answer choices

    air flowing down mountains to the ocean

    differences in the humidity over land and ocean

    differences in the temperature of land and ocean

    air flowing from the upper parts of the atmosphere

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When a low pressure system moves into North Carolina, which kind of weather will most likely occur?

    answer choices

    cold and dry

    fair and sunny

    clear and humid

    rainy and windy

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How is weather on a cloudy night most likely to differ from the weather on a clear night?

    answer choices

    the temperature will be cooler

    the temperature will be humid

    the temperature will be warmer

    the temperature will be unchanged

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement best describes temperature patterns in areas along the equator?

    answer choices

    temperatures along the equator vary from hot in the summer to cold in the winter

    temperatures along the equator are consistently warm all year long

    temperatures along the equator are consistently cool all year long

    temperatures along the equator are consistently freezing all year long

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which condition is connected with rainy weather?

    answer choices

    low temperatures

    high temperatures

    low air pressure

    high air pressure

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In which direction do prevailing westerlies flow?

    answer choices

    from east to west

    from west to east

    from north to south

    from south to north

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What two factors are needed to measure wind?

    answer choices

    direction and speed

    temperature and speed

    direction and temperature

    speed only

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If a weather system is moving from the Pacific coast to North Carolina, from which direction will the winds in North Carolina most likely blow?

    answer choices

    north

    west

    east

    south

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which describes how wind speed if affected by weather?

    answer choices

    rainy weather causes greater wind speeds

    warmer weather causes greater wind speeds

    differences in air pressure cause greater wind speeds

    small temperature changes cause greater wind speeds

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How will freezing air temperatures most likely affect rain as it falls through the air?

    answer choices

    it will change to fog

    it will change to hail

    it will change to sleet

    it will continue to fall as rain

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of clouds are responsible for thunderstorms?

    answer choices

    cirrus

    cirrostratus

    cumulus

    cumulonimbus

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    High air pressure is most often related to which type of weather?

    answer choices

    cool with clear skies

    humid with clear skies

    warm with cloudy skies

    humid with overcast skies

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of weather most likely occurs in a high pressure area?

    answer choices

    clear

    foggy

    rainy

    snowy

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes the weather condition in which clouds touch the surface of Earth?

    answer choices

    dry

    foggy

    humid

    stormy

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which would be the best way to collect data from a rain gauge?

    answer choices

    check and record the data once a week

    check and record the data every day, at the same time every day

    check and record the data for 3 days, then estimate what the next readings will be

    research the rainfall history of the area, then estimate how much rainfall may occur

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Mark looks at the clouds in the sky and decides that he does not need to take his umbrella with him today. Which clouds did Mark most likely see in the sky?

    answer choices

    cirrus

    nimbostratus

    cumulonimbus

    stratus

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which type of cloud is associated with days of light, continual rain?

    answer choices

    cirrus

    nimbostratus

    cumulus

    cumulonimbus

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which instrument is used to determine air pressure?

    answer choices

    barometer

    anemometer

    psychrometer

    thermometer

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is the most important reason for the study and collection of weather data?

    answer choices

    so you know what to wear each day

    to increase employment opportunities for meteorologists

    to help predict weather patterns that impact the safety of people

    it is fun

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What happens during a La Niña year?

    answer choices

    the Atlantic Ocean gets warmer and changes weather patterns around the world

    the Atlantic Ocean gets colder and changes weather patterns around the world

    the Pacific Ocean gets warmer and changes weather patterns around the world

    the Pacific Ocean gets colder and changes weather patterns around the world

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which describes the direction of prevailing westerlies?

    answer choices

    east to west

    west to east

    south to west

    west to south

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Global atmospheric patterns are responsible for most local weather. Which causes these patterns to exist?

    answer choices

    mountain ranges

    greenhouse gases

    holes in the ozone layer

    unequal heating of Earth

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How does the Gulf Stream affect weather conditions along the eastern coast of the United States?

    answer choices

    temperatures will decrease

    temperatures will increase

    more overcast skies

    it does not affect the east coast at all

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which best describes El Nino?

    answer choices

    water in the Pacific Ocean gets warmer than usual and causes fewer hurricanes to form

    water in the Pacific Ocean gets colder than usual and causes more hurricanes to form

    water in the Pacific Ocean gets colder than usual and the flow of the jet stream is disrupted

    water in the Pacific Ocean gets warmer than usual and the flow of the jet stream is disrupted

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    On a given day, which most affects the amount of rainfall an area if expected to receive? (warm and cold meet = clouds and rain)

    answer choices

    climate

    jet stream

    wind speed

    meteorologists

  • Question 27
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How does the Gulf Stream impact hurricane development off the coast of the southeastern United States?

    answer choices

    colder water from the Gulf Stream increases the speed and intensity of the hurricane

    colder water from the Gulf Stream decreases the speed and intensity of the hurricane

    warmer water from the Gulf Stream increases the speed and intensity of the hurricane

    warmer water from the Gulf Stream decreases the speed and intensity of the hurricane

  • Question 28
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Global winds over the United States blow in which direction?

    answer choices

    east to west

    north to south

    south to west

    west to east

  • Question 29
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is most likely an effect of the Gulf Stream?

    answer choices

    heavy rains in California

    severe drought in Australia

    milder winter temperatures in Florida

    snow in Texas

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