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Rainfall

written by: brittdeere
 
Take this quiz and learn some facts about rain!

Question 1:


Not all rain reaches the Earth's surface.
True
False

Question 2:

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Rainfall is put into categories according to the amount and rate. How much rain is considered "extreme rain"?
70mm/hour
25mm/hour
50mm/hour
60mm/hour


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Question 3:


Convective rain occurs in regions with what daytime whether?
Dry during the day
Hot during the day
Cold during the day
Moist during the day

Question 4:

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Raindrops are actually shaped like teardrops, as we see in cartoons.
False
True


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Question 5:

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Which of the following is the term for a device used to measure rainfall?
Rainmeter
Rain tube
Rainguage
Rain composite


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Question 6:


Rain below what pH is considered acid rain?
6.8
5.6
7.5
6.5

Question 7:


Who was the first person to study the shape of a raindrop in 1898?
Philipp Lenard
Raymond Hasdroff
Philipp Drimsev
Allton Kertsky

Question 8:

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Do flash floods deaths rate number one in the weather-related deaths statistics for the United States?
Yes
No


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Question 9:

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What water height is needed to float a vehicle away during a flash flood?
6 feet (180 cm)
2 feet (60 cm)
3 feet (30 cm)
4 feet (120 cm)


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Question 10:


Too much rainfall can kill plants, just like a drought.
False
True

 


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