What is Humidity? - Definition, Measurements & Effects


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Which is the correct way to calculate relative humidity?

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1. What is the main difference between dew and clouds?

2. Which is NOT true about the general term humidity?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

With this interactive quiz and printable worksheet combo, you'll be able to orient yourself to some study points that are emphasized in the accompanying lesson on humidity. Topics you'll need to know for the quiz include air saturation, dew, humidity and how to calculate relative humidity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to measure your grasp of the following:

  • Relative humidity
  • Calculating relative humidity
  • Air saturation characteristics
  • Characteristics of humidity
  • Difference between dew and clouds

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension -ensure that you draw the most important information from the related humidity lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding humidity and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as saturation and humidity

Additional Learning

To learn more about the nature of humidity, review the accompanying lesson entitled What is Humidity? - Definition, Measurements & Effects. The lesson deals with the following objectives:

  • Comment on why dew forms in the morning
  • Talk about how water vapor in the air acts to our benefit
  • Explain what results when humidity and warming occur