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Grade 4 Atmosphere
A weather instrument consisting of a camera attached to a device orbiting in space, high above the earth, that takes pictures of clouds here on the earth would be a(n)                  .
  1. barometer
  2. anemometer
  3. radar
  4. weather satellite
Grade 4 Atmosphere
A blanket of air, made up of gases, liquids, and some solid matter, is called the
  1. universe.
  2. atmosphere.
  3. water cycle.
  4. greenhouse effect.
Grade 4 Atmosphere
The movement of air is called                .
  1. snow
  2. rain
  3. tornado
  4. wind
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Where two air masses meet is called a                .
  1. line
  2. front
  3. border
  4. wave
Grade 4 Atmosphere
This weather instrument collects rain to see how much has fallen:              Rain Gauge             
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Air is a mixture of many different
  1. stars
  2. rocks
  3. gases
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Which natural hazard is caused by weather?
  1. flooding
  2. tsunami
  3. earthquake
  4. volcanic eruption
Grade 4 Atmosphere
The normal condition of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface in a particular place is called the           Climate          .
Grade 4 Atmosphere
The center of a hurricane where it is calm is called the       Eye      .
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Strong winds can result in natural hazards. Which two natural hazards listed result from strong winds?
  1. tornadoes and tsunamis
  2. hurricanes and tornadoes
  3. tsunamis and earthquakes
  4. earthquakes and hurricanes
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Which of the following is NOT an example of a cloud?
  1. Cirrus
  2. Water Vapor
  3. Altocumulus
  4. Fog
Grade 4 Atmosphere
What is the layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth?
  1. winter
  2. atmosphere
  3. water vapor
  4. troposphere
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Which is an example of precipitation?
  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. snowfall
  4. clouds
Grade 4 Atmosphere
The second largest plentiful gas in the atmosphere, that we breathe is:
  1. nitrogen
  2. oxygen
  3. carbon dioxide
  4. carbon monoxide
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Florida (FL) is in the southeastern United States. The Atlantic Ocean is on its east coast. The Gulf of Mexico is on its west coast. Which natural hazard is more likely to impact Florida?
Map of the USA - State Abbreviation Labels
  1. blizzards
  2. hurricanes
Grade 4 Atmosphere
What type of weather can be expected if cumulonimbus clouds are in the sky?
  1. Snow
  2. Hot temperatures
  3. Rain and thunderstorms
  4. Wind with snow
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Which of these must happen to form a cloud?
  1. water vapor condensing
  2. rain falling
  3. snow falling
  4. ice melting
Grade 4 Atmosphere
Where does precipitation begin to form?
  1. in oceans
  2. in lakes
  3. under the ground
  4. in clouds
Grade 4 Atmosphere
What is fog?
  1. frozen precipitation
  2. a cloud high in the sky
  3. a cloud on or near the ground
  4. rain
Grade 4 Atmosphere
When air is moving, we call it wind.
  1. True
  2. False
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