Weather and Climate Vocabulary Study Guide
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    What is the condition of the Earth at a particular time and place?

    answer choices

    climate

    weather

    temperature

    air pressure

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    The height above sea level.

    answer choices

    height

    altitude

    jet streams

    stratosphere

  • Question 3
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    I am found in the layer of the Stratosphere and protects us from ultra violet radiation. *Rays bounce back into outer space.

    answer choices

    Ultraviolet Radiation

    Ozone Layer

    Magnosphere

    Thermosphere

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    Harmful rays of radiation from the sun that causes skin cancer, eye damage, and sunburn

    answer choices

    Ozone Layer

    U.V. Rays AKA Ultraviolet Radiation

    Electromagnetic Radiation

    Sunlight

  • Question 5
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    The force of air pushing down on you in all directions.

    answer choices

    air

    mass

    air pressure

    jet streams

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A weather tool used to measure air pressure. Can be measured in millibars (mb), inches(in), millimeters (mm), and centimeters(cm).

    answer choices

    anemometer

    barometer

    thermometer

    psychrometer

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    Very fast moving bands of wind, over 180km/hour, blows from East to West.

    answer choices

    altitude

    jet streams

    high speed winds

    wind gusts

  • Question 8
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    I am layer of gases surrounding the Earth that makes conditions suitable for organisms (living things).

    answer choices

    atmosphere

    greenhouse effect

    oxygen

    Nitrogen

  • Question 9
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    Which winds blow from West to East and allow airplanes to glide in the wind save fuel?

    answer choices

    Polar Easterlies

    jet streams

    prevailing westerlies

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    True or False: Altitude affects air pressure

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    True or False: Temperature affects air pressure.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Rainy, cloudy, temperature, air pressure, are all factors that deal with _________________________.

    answer choices

    climate

    weather

    earth

  • Question 13
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    True or False: Weather in the same city can be different at the same time, but in different places.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 14
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    Weather always stays the same.

    answer choices

    True

    False

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