Weather Practice Unit Quiz
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by Emily Smith
| 12 Questions
Note from the author:
SD67
SD51
Alberta
1
1 pt
Use the image above to match the cloud number to the real name of the cloud.
  • Cloud 1
  • Cloud 2
  • Cloud 3
  • Cloud 4
  • Cloud 5
  • Cloud 6
  • Cloud 7
  • Stratus
  • Cirrus
  • Stratocumculus
  • Cumulonimbus
  • Nimbostratus
  • Cirrocumulus
  • Altocumulus
2
1 pt
Which of the following clouds are likely to produce precipitation? Check ALL that apply.
Cumulonimbus
Stratus
Cirrus
Nimbostratus
3
1 pt
When two air masses meet, colder air will slide ____________ the warmer air.
Beside
Below
Through
Above
4
1 pt
Using your understanding of air properties, circle where in the room would you expect to find the warmest air.

5
1 pt
Using the image below, draw arrows showing the path of air movement when the sun comes out in the morning.
Hint: The ground will warm up quicker than the water.
6
1 pt
Which of the following items are types of precipitation? Select ALL that apply.
Hail
Lightning
Rain
Snow
Sleet
Chinooks
7
1 pt
Which scientific term explains how lightning develops?
Gravity
Friction
Force
Velocity
8
1 pt
Explain why stormy rain clouds are darker than snow clouds?
9
1 pt
Above, you will find a picture of a barometer. A berometer is used to measure ________________________
Wind Speed
Precipitation
Temperature
Air Pressure
10
1 pt
Which of the following measurement tools would be used to measure precipitation?
Rain Gauge
Weather Vane
Thermometer
Anemometer
11
1 pt
We know that the sun is reponsible for temperature changes throughout the day, but how does the Earth's relationship with the sun also determine long-term changes thorughout the year? Provide examples.
Hint: Think about changes from season to season.
12
1 pt
Describe the difference between climate and weather. Provide specific examples from your experience.
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