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Pre-test

Weather Forecast.
1. What is weather ?
a. conditions in the atmosphere at any time or short period of time.
b. conditions in the atmosphere in a week.
c. conditions in the atmosphere in a month.
d. conditions in the atmosphere during a year.
2. What is climate ?
a. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a longer time period or over a large geographical
area
b. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a short time period in a day
a. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a geographical area in a week
a. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a year time period
3. The ____________ are fed into the computer and used to analyse the weather patterns at a
particular time.
a. reality
b. duration
c. observations
d. telecommunications
4. The many data _____________ used include ships, aircraft, oil rigs, buoys and balloons, as
well as manned land stations around the world.
a. sources
b. sauces
c. saucers
d. information
5. Polar-orbiting satellites pass around the earth from pole to pole at a height of about 870 km.
How long does it take for the satellite to complete its orbit, by which time the earth has
rotated by about 25 degrees.
a. It takes approximately 2 hour 42 minutes
b. It takes approximately 1 hour 42 minutes
c. It takes approximately 3 hour 49 minutes
d. It takes approximately 2 hour 22 minutes
6. The computer model produces a global forecast _______ a day using the midnight and
midday.
a. once
b. three times
c. twice
d. four times
7. What is the information, skills, and understanding that you have gained through learning or
experience ?
a. study
b. learning
c. subject
d. knowledge
8. What do we call how to make a statement saying what is likely to happen in the future, based
on the information that you have now or predict ?
a. broadcast
b. foreplay
c. forecast
d. forehead
9. An instrument that measures changes in the air pressure and the weather, or that calculates
height above sea level.
a. barometers
b. thermometers
c. gauges
d. vessels
10. In or under the sea and not far from the coast.
a. seashore
b. onshore
c. offshore
d. coastshore
11. Halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole is an imaginary line, the __________.
It divides our planet into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.
a. latitude
b. longitude
c. meridians
d. equator
12. Another set of imaginary lines helps us measure distance east and west. These are lines of
longitude. Each line of longitude runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. These lines are also
called _____________.
a. latitude
b. longitude
c. meridians
d. equator
13. Parallels measure distance north or south of the equator. This distance is measured in ______.
a. decree
b. degrees
c. decade
d. detour
14. What do we call the study of weather?
a. biology
b. sociology
c. meteorology
d. mature
15. The many data sources used include ships, aircraft, oil rigs, buoys and balloons, as well as
manned land stations around the world. What can we find in the sea?
a. ships
b. oil rigs
c. bouys
d. All correct
Post-test
Weather Forecast.
1. What is weather ?
a. conditions in the atmosphere at any time or short period of time.
b. conditions in the atmosphere in a week.
c. conditions in the atmosphere in a month.
d. conditions in the atmosphere during a year.
2. What is climate ?
a. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a longer time period or over a large geographical
area
b. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a short time period in a day
a. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a geographical area in a week
a. Surface and atmospheric conditions over a year time period
3. The ____________ are fed into the computer and used to analyse the weather patterns at a
particular time.
a. reality
b. duration
c. observations
d. telecommunications
4. The many data _____________ used include ships, aircraft, oil rigs, buoys and balloons, as
well as manned land stations around the world.
a. sources
b. sauces
c. saucers
d. information
5. Polar-orbiting satellites pass around the earth from pole to pole at a height of about 870 km.
How long does it take for the satellite to complete its orbit, by which time the earth has
rotated by about 25 degrees.
a. It takes approximately 2 hour 42 minutes
b. It takes approximately 1 hour 42 minutes
c. It takes approximately 3 hour 49 minutes
d. It takes approximately 2 hour 22 minutes
6. The computer model produces a global forecast _______ a day using the midnight and
midday.
a. once
b. three times
c. twice
d. four times
7. What is the information, skills, and understanding that you have gained through learning or
experience ?
a. study
b. learning
c. subject
d. knowledge
8. What do we call how to make a statement saying what is likely to happen in the future, based
on the information that you have now or predict ?
a. broadcast
b. foreplay
c. forecast
d. forehead
9. An instrument that measures changes in the air pressure and the weather, or that calculates
height above sea level.
a. barometers
b. thermometers
c. gauges
d. vessels
10. In or under the sea and not far from the coast.
a. seashore
b. onshore
c. offshore
d. coastshore
11. Halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole is an imaginary line, the __________.
It divides our planet into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.
a. latitude
b. longitude
c. meridians
d. equator
12. Another set of imaginary lines helps us measure distance east and west. These are lines of
longitude. Each line of longitude runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. These lines are also
called _____________.
a. latitude
b. longitude
c. meridians
d. equator
13. Parallels measure distance north or south of the equator. This distance is measured in ______.
a. decree
b. degrees
c. decade
d. detour
14. What do we call the study of weather?
a. biology
b. sociology
c. meteorology
d. mature
15. The many data sources used include ships, aircraft, oil rigs, buoys and balloons, as well as
manned land stations around the world. What can we find in the sea?
a. ships
b. oil rigs
c. bouys
d. All correct