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What do you know about the weather?

We can talk about it everyday, but what do you actually know about the weather? 10 Questions.

 
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1

In the Northern Hemisphere what direction does low pressure circulate?

  • Clockwise
  • Anticlockwise
  • It depends

2

What is measured on the Beaufort Scale?

  • Temperature
  • Air Pressure
  • Wind Speed

3

What is freezing point in degrees farenheit?

  • 0
  • 32
  • 64

4

Which clouds produce thunder and lightning?

  • Cumulus
  • Nimbus
  • Cumulonimbus

5

What is the name of a tropical cyclone in the Northwest Pacific Ocean west of the dateline?

  • Hurricane
  • Typhoon
  • Storm

6

What is the dew point?

  • The temperature that air can no longer hold all its water vapour
  • The point where air pressure is too low to hold its water vapour
  • The temperature that air evaporates

7

Above what wind speed is a wind classed as hurricane force?

  • 64mph
  • 74mph
  • 84mph

8

What does an isobar join on a weather map?

  • Areas of equal temperature
  • Areas of equal gradient
  • Areas of equal pressure

9

What is high pressure otherwise known as?

  • Cyclone
  • Anticyclone
  • Procyclone

10

What keeps the UK and North West Europe relatively mild to it's location?

  • North Atlantic Drift
  • South Atlantic Drift
  • West Atlantic Drift

 

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