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Grade 5 Atmosphere
                is a process in the water cycle where water vapor rises into the atmosphere.
  1. Precipitation
  2. Runoff
  3. Condensation
  4. Evaporation
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Rain, sleet, hail, and snow are all part of the                 process in the water cycle.
  1. transpiration
  2. evaporation
  3. precipitation
  4. condensation
Grade 5 Atmosphere
What instrument is used to measure atmospheric pressure?
  1. Anemometer
  2. Barometer
  3. Wind vane
  4. Psychrometer
Grade 5 Atmosphere
If water vapor loses thermal energy, which process will occur?
  1. condensation
  2. evaporation
  3. freezing
  4. melting
Grade 5 Atmosphere
A devise used to tell wind direction is called a(n)                .
  1. anemometer
  2. land breeze
  3. weather vane
  4. convection cell
Grade 5 Atmosphere
What layer are satellites found?
  1. Mesosphere
  2. Thermosphere
  3. Stratosphere
  4. Troposphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
A place's                 is the patterns of weather over many years.
  1. temperature
  2. humidity
  3. heat
  4. climate
Grade 5 Atmosphere
The                 is a mixture of gases that surround Earth.
  1. atmosphere
  2. biosphere
  3. hydrosphere
  4. cryosphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Which of the following instruments is used to measure air temperature?
  1. altimeter
  2. thermometer
  3. rain gauge
  4. barometer
Grade 5 Atmosphere
As water vapor moves higher into the atmosphere, it turns into tiny water droplets. This change from gas to liquid is called                .
  1. hail
  2. condensation
  3. precipitation
  4. rain
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Given the right weather conditions, thunderstorms can turn into                .
  1. tornadoes
  2. hurricanes
  3. volcanoes
  4. earthquakes
Grade 5 Atmosphere
What is the layer that surrounds Earth and protects it from Sun's harmful rays?
  1. Atmosphere
  2. Hydrosphere
  3. Geosphere
  4. Lithosphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Which is a prediction of what the weather will be in the future?
  1. forecast
  2. barometer
  3. rain gauge
  4. precipitation
Grade 5 Atmosphere
The                 is the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth.
  1. mesosphere
  2. troposphere
  3. thermosphere
  4. exosphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
What is the blanket of air surrounding Earth?
  1. front
  2. climate
  3. humidity
  4. atmosphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
If Mrs. Moores wants to move somewhere with short winters and long, warm summers, she needs to look at the city's weather patterns to decide.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Atmosphere
The                 is where weather occurs.
  1. biosphere
  2. atmosphere
  3. hydrosphere
  4. geosphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Puffy white clouds are called                 clouds.
  1. stratus
  2. cirrus
  3. cumulus
Grade 5 Atmosphere
A weather prediction before it happens is a                .
  1. forecast
  2. guess
  3. hypothesis
  4. meteorologist
Grade 5 Atmosphere
A rotating, funnel-shaped cloud located over land is a                .
  1. dust devil
  2. hurricane
  3. tornado
  4. water spout
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