Questions: Sections 1-2

Comprehension Questions

  1. The condition of the atmosphere from day to day is called what?

  2. Any kind of moisture that falls from the sky is called what?

  3. Liquid water that falls from the atmosphere is called what?

  4. Rain that freezes into pellets is called what?

  5. Small, round pieces of ice that fall from the atmosphere are called what?

  6. Moisture from the air that becomes liquid and gathers on cool surfaces is called what?

  7. Moisture from the air that becomes liquid and gathers on cool surfaces when the temperature is below freezing is called what?

  8. A cloud that is on the ground is called what?

  9. Which can hold more moisture, warm air or cold air?

  10. What part of the state is the most humid?

  11. Scientists who study the weather are called what?

Critical Thinking Question

  1. Do you think “Mountain Dew” is a good name for a beverage? Explain.