This is the 115 section from Everyday Science. These questions and answers will be from Kelvin, Celsius, temperature and atmospheric pressure.
Ques No.1: True or false? Kelvin, Celsius and Fahrenheit are all measures of temperature.
Ques No.2: An anemometer is used to measure what?
Ans: Wind speed
Ques No.3: What is the freezing temperature of water?
Ans: 0 degrees Celsius (32 degrees Fahrenheit)
Ques No.4: What is the name of a weather instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure?
Ans: A barometer
Ques No.5: Heat from the sun gets to the Earth by radiation, conduction or convention?
Ques No.6: True or false? The most rain fall ever recorded in one year (Cherrapunji, India) is more than 30 meters.
Ans: False (24 meters)
Ques No.7: True or false? The highest temperature ever recorded on Earth is 44 C (03 F)
Ans: False - 58 C (36 F)
Ques No.8: An avalanche features the repid descent of__________?
Ques No.9: When water is cooled, does it expand or contract?
Ques No.10: Balls or irregular lumps of ice that fall from clouds (often during thunderstorms) are known as what?
Ans: Hail stones