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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Atmosphere Questions

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Grade 6 Atmosphere
How is energy from the sun transferred?
  1. by radiation
  2. by conduction
  3. by convection
  4. by the force of gravity
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Which kind of weather is a low-pressure system most likely to bring?
  1. fair weather
  2. hot, sunny weather
  3. precipitation
  4. light breezes
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Grade 6 Atmosphere
The Sun's rays strike the surface                       at the Equator.
  1. only
  2. at an 45 degree angle
  3. at a 25 degree angle
  4. most directly
Grade 6 Atmosphere
The ozone layer protects us from
  1. snow
  2. fossil fuels
  3. harmful gases
  4. harmful UV rays
Grade 6 Atmosphere
What would the following symbol indicate on a weather map?
Symbol - Stationary Front
  1. Cold Front
  2. Warm Front
  3. Occluded Front
  4. Stationary Front
Grade 6 Atmosphere
When is the longest day of the year?
  1. Summer Solstice
  2. Fall Equinox
  3. Winter Solstice
  4. Spring Equinox
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Portland, Oregon is located along the coast of the northwestern United States. Several famous volcanoes, including Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier, are located nearby. Portland normally has rainy, but mild winters. Yesterday, it rained 0.75 inch in Portland.

Which sentence from the passage describes climate?
  1. Portland, Oregon is located along the coast of the northwestern United States.
  2. Several famous volcanoes, including Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier, are located nearby.
  3. Portland normally has rainy, but mild winters.
  4. Yesterday, it rained 0.75 inch in Portland.
Grade 6 Atmosphere
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