Temperature, Clouds, Wind & Humidity on the Atmospheric Cycle - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which factor is a measurement of the amount of water in the air, measured as a percentage using a hygrometer?

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1. A _____ system usually produces more clouds because it causes air to _____, forming clouds.

2. What causes wind?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at what gives rise to our weather, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the factors that impact air masses. Topics you should have a grasp of in order to pass the quiz include the factors that determine weather along with the link between weather and climate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review:

  • Weather factors
  • The term referring to how much water is in the air
  • Pressure systems
  • What causes wind to blow
  • How weather and climate relate

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo gives you the chance to apply the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what causes the wind to blow and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about weather factors
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as climate and weather

Additional Learning

Get more information and view engaging graphics by checking out the lesson entitled Temperature, Clouds, Wind & Humidity on the Atmospheric Cycle. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what weather is
  • Identify the five main factors in our weather
  • Explain the characteristics of each factor
  • Appreciate the challenge involved for meteorologists