How many colours are there in a rainbow
What is the other name for a rain cloud?
Which of these statements are false?
The atmosphere consists only of oxygen
The ozone layer is in the stratosphere
Land breezes occur at night
Rain is a form of precipitation
Why is it more humid in areas nearer the equator?
The equator receives a lot of sun light, therefore it is hotter there. More heat means the greater the capability of water to evaporate
The oceans are larger there
Gravity pulls moisture from areas far away from the equator to it.
No theory has proven why it is so.
Lightning occurs when
People leave their television sets on during a storm
Negative and positive charges in the atmosphere and earth even out after charges accumulate.
The sun melts down
An aircraft passes through it
The equator is
The imaginary line that divides earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, which is receives the most sun light
The condition where water is as heavy as the air surrounding it
A scale used to measure the strength of wind movement
Has very little oxygen
Is thicker than the exosphere
Extends from ground level to between 8 to 16 km high from the sea level
Cannot support life
Which of these are not systems used to measure temperature?
An air mass which is warm
As warm air rises, an area of low pressure occurs. As cold air sinks, an area of high pressure also occurs. Since the atmosphere is constantly evening out all these differences, air from high pressure areas move into lower pressure areas. This movement is called
The temperature of a thunderbolt can be as high as
22 000 degrees Celsius
44 000 degrees Celsius
27 degrees Celsius
100 degrees Celsius
Water may be found in how many forms?
Water that falls from a cloud may fall in how many forms?
How much rain does an area which experiences tropical climate in one year get?
These are types of precipitation except