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3rd Grade Science: Weather & Climate Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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Question 1 1. What is the name of the system that warns people of a natural disaster?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is not a type of natural disaster?

Question 3 3. Which of the following would you not see on a precipitation map?

Question 4 4. What is a cold front?

Question 5 5. Why is knowing about locations of nearby water (like lakes and rivers) useful to prepare for emergency weather?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an example of a weather emergency?

Question 7 7. What type of severe weather is a tropical cyclone?

Question 8 8. When it doesn't _____ for a long time, this is called a drought.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT a tool used to forecast the weather?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a type of cloud?

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Question 11 11. The _____ is always the same distance from the sun, so the seasons don't change.

Question 12 12. What happens to the southern hemisphere when the northern hemisphere is in winter?

Question 13 13. During which season might a blizzard most likely occur?

Question 14 14. Which statement is true about the unusual weather patterns El Nino and La Nina?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT a climate group?

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Question 16 16. Tropical climates are _____.

Question 17 17. What important part of this pictograph is missing?

Question 18 18. Every graph and table must have a _____.

Question 19 19. The Earth is round, so the Sun's rays hit _____

Question 20 20. Weather is the state of the _____ of the Earth.

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Question 21 21. What is climate?

Question 22 22. What are climate types?

Question 23 23. _____ is a volunteer organization that helps people after a natural disaster.

Question 24 24. Scientists who study the atmosphere and predict the weather are called _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a safety precaution that is specific to tornadoes and hurricanes?

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Question 26 26. Severe weather is normally:

Question 27 27. Weather forecasting is important because _____.

Question 28 28. When the north pole is tilted directly toward the sun, the season it's experiencing is _____.

Question 29 29. What can happen when an area has too much rainy weather?

Question 30 30. The Sahara Desert in Africa would be a part of which climate group?

3rd Grade Science: Weather & Climate Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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