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Weather Vocabulary Quiz

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests many of the words covered on the Weather Vocabulary page in our Vocabulary section.

1. If the weather forecast says it'll be "overcast", it means it'll be

rainy
windy
cloudy
a) rainy b) windy c) cloudy

2. Which word best describes very cold weather?

cool
freezing
chilly
a) cool b) freezing c) chilly

3. A storm with lots of snow and very strong winds is called

a blizzard
a thunderstorm
a hurricane
a) a blizzard b) a thunderstorm c) a hurricane

4. It was a ________ night, so we lay on our backs and looked at the stars.

foggy
clear
slushy
a) foggy b) clear c) slushy

5. The temperature at which water freezes is 32 degrees

Celsius
Centigrade
Fahrenheit
a) Celsius b) Centigrade c) Fahrenheit

6. Which results from air pollution?

fog
smog
sleet
a) fog b) smog c) sleet

7. If it's raining very lightly, it's

drizzling
puddling
piddling
a) drizzling b) puddling c) piddling

8. If it's hot with a lot of moisture in the air, we can say it's

rainy
boiling
humid
a) rainy b) boiling c) humid

9. Which is not a form of precipitation?

rain
lightning
hail
a) rain b) lightning c) hail

10. What do we use to measure the temperature?

a thermometer
a meteorologist
a wind chill factor
a) a thermometer b) a meteorologist c) a wind chill factor

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Contributor: Matt Errey creator of Word Up


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