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Climate and Weather 0001   Easy

 
 
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1. Clouds are caused by what?
 
Evaporation
Water vapour condensing
Melting ice crystals
Transpiration
 

 
2. Humidity is the measure of what?
 
Rate at which water will evaporate
Amount of water vapour in the air
Rate at which water will condense
Time it takes for water to condense
 

 
3. What conditions prevail in an area that is descibed as arid?
 
Very hot
Very dry
Very humid
Very unpredictable
 

 
4. Generally the greater the wind speed, the cooler you feel; this is referred to as what?
 
The transpiration factor
The cold air factor
The evaporation factor
The wind chill factor
 

 
5. What makes a pine cone open and close?
 
Temperature
Light
Humidity
Atmospheric pressure

Best thought of as indicating what the weather is NOW - not what it WILL be!
 

 
6. What is the essential ingredient for a blizzard?
 
Rain
Hail
Snow
Fog
 

 
7. The long term pattern of weather in a particular region is known as its what?
 
Biosphere
Climate
Macrosphere
Regional pressure zone
 

 
8. Which gas is the most prevalent in the atmosphere?
 
Oxygen
Nitrogen
Carbon dioxide
Hydrogen

About 78% of the air is Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen and 1% other gasses
 

 
9. What happens to air when it rises?
 
Cools
Heats up
Stays the same temperature
Moves around violently
 

 
10. The tropic of Cancer is where?
 
North of the Equator
South of the Equator
On the Equator
Both sides of the Equator

The tropic of Capricorn is South of the Equator
 

 
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