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Yr. 8. Who studies weather? A. Geologist B. Meteorologist C. Biologist D. Hydrologist B. Meteorologist.

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1 Yr. 8

2 Who studies weather? A. Geologist B. Meteorologist C. Biologist D. Hydrologist B. Meteorologist

3 Which settlement has most services? A. Cities B. Hamlets C. Large Towns D. Conurbations

4 What units are used to measure rainfall? A. mg/litre B. millibars C. mm D. knots C. mm

5 What instrument measures wind speed? A. Anemometer B. Wind vane C. Sunshine Recorder D. Stevenson Screen A. Anemometer

6 What instrument is stored in the Stevenson Screen? A. Rain Gauge B. Anemometer C. Thermometer D. Hygrometer C. Thermometer

7 What element of weather is reduced by fog? A. Rainfall B. Visibility C. HumidityD. Wind B. Visibility

8 What colour is the Stevenson Screen? A. Black B. Red C. Grey D. White

9 Which element is measured using a Hygrometer? A. Rainfall B. Humidity C. Sunshine D. Air Pressure B. Humidity

10 What is measured using a barometer? A. Air Pressure B. Humidity C. Wind Speed D. Sunshine A. Air Pressure

11 What process means evaporation from plants? A. Condensation B. Runoff C. Transpiration D. Infiltration C. Transpiration

12 What process means water movement into the soil? A. Infiltration B. Evaporation C. Condensation D. Ground Water A. Infiltration

13 What process occurs in clouds? A. Transpiration B. Condensation C. Evaporation D. Infiltration B. Condensation

14 Which process is not associated with rainfall formation? A. Air Rising B. Condensation C. Cooling D. Air Sinking

15 Which is not associated with a depression? A. Low Pressure B. Clockwise Winds C. Air Rising D. Heavy Rainfall B. Clockwise Winds

16 Which is not associated with anticyclone? A. Sinking Air B. High Pressure C. Heavy Cloud Cover D. Clockwise Winds C. Heavy Cloud Cover

17 What is not associated with a rain shadow area? A. Sinking Air B. Lee side of mountain C. High Rainfall D. Low Rainfall C. High Rainfall

18 When mountains force air to rise – what forms? A. Convectional Rainfall B. Relief Rainfall C. Frontal Rainfall D. No Rainfall B. Relief Rainfall

19 Which rainfall occurs when warm and cold air meet? A. Relief Rainfall B. Convectional Rainfall C. Frontal Rainfall D. No Rainfall C. Frontal Rainfall

20 What is the term for moisture in the air? A. Pressure B. Temperature C. Humidity D. Latitude C. Humidity

21 Cloud cover is measured in: A. KnotsB. Millibars C. mm D. Oktas

22 What word means distance from the equator? A. Altitude B. Latitude C. Visibility D. Aspect B. Latitude

23 Which settlement function relates to offices and business? A. Commercial B. Residential C. Transport D. Religious A. Commercial

24 For every 1000m altitude temperature decreases by: A. 1 degree B. 100 degrees C. 10 degrees D degrees C. 10 degrees

25 Which settlement function relates to shops? A. Retail B. Commercial C. Administrative D. Residential A. Retail

26 Which settlement function relates to housing? A. Commercial B. Industrial C. Administrative D. Residential

27 Which settlement type is most numerous in the landscape? A. Cities B. Villages C. HamletsD. TownsC. Hamlets

28 Which good is not high order? A. Piano B. Bread C. Car D. Furniture B. Bread

29 Which is a low order service? A. Theatre B. Opticians C. Concert Hall D. Petrol Station

30 Which settlements are most widely spaced in the landscape? A. Cities B. Towns C. Villages D. Hamlets A. Cities

31 When the sun heats the ground and warm air rises – which rainfall occurs? A. Relief Rainfall B. Frontal Rainfall C. Convectional Rainfall D. No Rainfall C. Convectional Rainfall


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