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4th Grade Science: Weather & Climate Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Hurricane winds can get up to _____ miles per hour, which is as fast as a racecar.

Question 2 2. When the warm, moist air rising from the ocean meets the cooler air of the atmosphere, thick _____ are formed.

Question 3 3. In the center of a hurricane, is a strangely calm area called the _____ of the hurricane.

Question 4 4. The _____ climate is found in Antarctica.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a climate group?

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Question 6 6. Tropical climates are _____.

Question 7 7. What is a warm front?

Question 8 8. What is a front?

Question 9 9. What type of weather would you expect to see in a cold front?

Question 10 10. What is one thing you should NOT do if there is lightning?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a type of lightning?

Question 12 12. What is lightning?

Question 13 13. Which of the following would you NOT see on a precipitation map?

Question 14 14. Scientists who study the atmosphere and predict the weather are called _____.

Question 15 15. A weather map might indicate an area of higher pressure. What does that mean for the forecast?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following aspects of weather can only be observed with special equipment?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a part of weather?

Question 18 18. Precipitation is _____.

Question 19 19. Tornadoes form in…

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT true about tornadoes?

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Question 21 21. Which country has the most tornadoes in the world?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a tool used to forecast the weather?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a type of cloud?

Question 24 24. Which type of cloud is the MOST common?

Question 25 25. Which is the correct order of the three stages of a thunderstorm?

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Question 26 26. For a thunderstorm to form, what three things are needed?

Question 27 27. All of the following are safety hazards caused by thunderstorms EXCEPT:

Question 28 28. Hurricane winds spin due to the _____, which is a force created by the spinning of the Earth.

Question 29 29. Which is NOT true about climate?

Question 30 30. What is a stationary front?

4th 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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