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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Atmosphere Questions

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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
A place's                 is the patterns of weather over many years.
  1. temperature
  2. humidity
  3. heat
  4. climate
Grade 5 Atmosphere
What layer are satellites found?
  1. Mesosphere
  2. Thermosphere
  3. Stratosphere
  4. Troposphere
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
A                 is billions of tiny drops of water than condensed from the air.
  1. rain
  2. cloud
  3. water cycle
  4. snow
Grade 5 Atmosphere
The                 is a mixture of gases that surround Earth.
  1. atmosphere
  2. biosphere
  3. hydrosphere
  4. cryosphere
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Sleet and hail are types of
  1. gases in the atmosphere.
  2. layers of the atmosphere.
  3. air pressure.
  4. precipitation.
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
What is the blanket of air surrounding Earth?
  1. front
  2. climate
  3. humidity
  4. atmosphere
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
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 the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth.
  1. mesosphere
  2. troposphere
  3. thermosphere
  4. exosphere
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
What causes changes in local weather from day to day?
  1. Changes in wind direction
  2. Movement of air masses
  3. Earth's movement around the Sun
  4. Earth's rotation on its axis
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Differences in air pressure causes which weather phenomena?
  1. winds
  2. ocean currents
  3. seasons
  4. water cycle
Grade 5 Atmosphere
Which type of weather is usually indicated by cumulus clouds?
  1. snowy
  2. fair
  3. stormy
  4. unstable
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