Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Geography - Meteorology Questions 1


  1. What is the missing word in this sentence. Isobars join points of equal ________?
  2. What K is a dry dusty hot wind blowing over the Red Sea from the Sahara Desert?
  3. Minus 40 degrees Celsius is equal to how many degrees Fahrenheit?
  4. Which of these cities is most northerly – Cork, Moscow or Paris?
  5. Nimbus is the Latin word for what?
  6. According to the US National Weather Service, Blue Canyon is the snowiest city in the USA. In what state is Blue Canyon?
  7. Yuma in Arizona, USA, and Calgary in Alberta, Canada share what meteorological distinguishment?
  8. 57.8 °C (136.0 °F), the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth, was recorded in which country in 1922?
  9. What is measured by the Fujita Scale?
ANSWERS (Geography - Meteorology Table Quiz Questions 1)
  1. Pressure
  2. Khamsin
  3. minus 40 F
  4. Moscow
  5. Rain
  6. California
  7. Sunniest cities in their respective country. Yuma has 242 sunny days annually. Calgary has 333 sunny days annually.
  8. Libya
  9. Tornadoes