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Weather "Look It Up" Quiz Name_______________________________________

Look up the following words in the Little Explorers picture dictionary to answer the questions.

Look up this Word Question Answer
1. cloud Clouds contain tiny drops of this substance. _____________________________
2. cyclone A cyclone is made up of spinning ___. _____________________________
3. dust storm Where do dust storms occur most frequently? _____________________________
4. hail Is hail made of snow, ice, or liquid water? _____________________________
5. hurricane What is the center of a hurricane called? _____________________________
6. lightning What causes lightning? _____________________________
7. meteorologist What does a meteorologist study? _____________________________
8. rain What is the name of the instrument used to measure the amount of rain that has fallen? _____________________________
9. seasons What season comes after spring? _____________________________
10. sleet Sleet is freezing ____? _____________________________
11. snow What does snow fall from? _____________________________
12. snowflake How many sides does a snowflake have? _____________________________
13. thunderstorm What happens in a thunderstorm that makes thunder? _____________________________
14. tornado What is a tornado called when it goes over water? _____________________________
15. twister Twister is another name for what weather phenomenon? _____________________________
16. water cycle In the water cycle, where does water go after it is in the sky? _____________________________
17. weather balloon Where is a weather balloon sent to do its work? _____________________________
18. weather vane What does a weather vane show you? _____________________________
19. wind What is the wind made of? _____________________________
20. wind sock Which of the following does a wind sock show you - the wind's temperature, direction, pressure, and/or speed? _____________________________

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