Mrs. Deringer

Take the Air Pressure Quiz


1. As the amount of moisture in the air increases the air pressure_____________.

(a) increases   (b) decreases    (c) stays the same  (d) doesn't change


2.  Cold air exerts _____________ pressure than warm air.

(a) the same   (b) less    (c) more  


3.  There would be more air pressure on you if you were__________________.

(a) on the roof of a tall building  

(b) in front of your house   

(c) on the top of a mountain

(d) while sitting in a chair on the second floor of our school


4. You use a __________________ to measure air pressure.

(a) anemometer   (b) wind vane    (c) barometer  (d) phychrometer


5. The weather map symbol for high pressure is __________________.

(a) a lowercase letter h   (b) an uppercase letter H   

(c) a lower case letter h in a circle (d) an uppercase letter H in a circle.


6. A high pressure system usually brings ________________ weather.

(a) rain   

(b) snow, sleet, or hail    

(c) warmer and sunny  

(d) fair, sunny, and cooler


7. A low pressure system usually brings ________________ weather.

(a) sunny and fair   

(b) precipitation    

(c) warmer and sunny  

(d) cooler and dry


8. Air pressure _______________.

(a) can crush a can  

(b) crush a train car   

(c) both (a) and (b) 

(d) neither (a) nor (b) 


9. In high air pressure the molecules are ___________________________________.

(a) warm and moving slow.  

(b) close together and moving slowly   

(c) far apart and moving fast

(d) hot and moving rapidly


10. Warm air is ______________ dense than cold air.

(a) less   (b) more    (c) equally as

11. In low air pressure the molecules are ___________________________________.

(a) warm and moving slow.  

(b) close together and moving slowly   

(c) far apart and moving fast

(d) hot and moving rapidly

 

12. As the temperature increases the air pressure _____________.

(a) increases   (b) decreases    (c) stays the same  (d) doesn't change


13. As altitude increases, air pressure_____________.

(a) increases   (b) decreases    (c) stays the same  (d) doesn't change


14. As altitude decreases, air pressure_____________.

(a) increases   (b) decreases    (c) stays the same  (d) doesn't change

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