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quizballs 38 - free weather and climate quiz questions for trivia quizzes and pub quizzes
- Which one of these revolving weather systems is the smallest: hurricane, typhoon, tropical cyclone, tornado?
- Aside of the amusing reference popularised by Frank Zappa, what is the usual cause of a large-scale 'yellow snow' weather effect seen in certain parts of the world?
- What is the line on a weather chart which joins points of equal pressure?
- What colour of a single rainbow is on the inside of the rainbow's arc, given the generally defined seven-colour rainbow?
- Who invented the mercury thermometer?
- Okta is a unit of measurement of what?
- What common term refers to the amount of water vapour that is held in the air?
- Treasure Island author Robert Louis Stevenson's father was responsible for what significant weather-related invention?
- What shipping forecast area lies immediately South of Forties off the British Isles?
- What common term refers to the movement of air from a high pressure to a low pressure zone?
- What is O3 (O followed by the number 3, usually shown in sub-script)?
- What wind speed limit applies for setting athletics sprinting and jumping records?
- What were all girls from 1953 to 1979, and thereafter alternating boys and girls?
- What is the circulating Atlantic ocean current which warms Western Europe?
- What's the more exotic name of the 'Northern Lights' visible under certain conditions in the Northern Hemisphere night sky?
- What is a haboob?
- What is the childlike name given to the significant weather activity linked to sea temperature rise in the Pacific Ocean?
- What are the narrow bands of strong winds called which move around the world between about six and twelve miles high?
- What is the unit of measurement of wind speed?
- What is the 'ology' term for the study or science of the weather (that's short-term weather systems and effects, not long-term climatology)?
- What was the name of the 1992 hurricane storm which caused massive damage to the Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana?
- Towards which direction (North, East, South or West) is a rainbow normally seen in the afternoon?
- What cloud term means 'sheet' or 'sheetlike' or 'layer'?
- (Aside from a back and a front) how many sides or points does every snowflake have?
- The 'Inter-tropical Convergence Zone', where the trade winds meet near the equator to produce a band of relatively very still air, which can strand sailing ships, is known more prosaically as what?
- In the Northern hemisphere an area of low pressure produces what wind direction?
- What is the most common gas in the earth's atmosphere?
- What type of cloud is normally associated with thunderstorms?
- The heaviest recorded hailstones weighed (approximately) 25gms, 100gms, 500gms or 1kg?
- What number does 'storm' equate to on the Beaufort Scale of wind force?
- What is minus 40 degrees Farenheit expressed as degrees Centigrade?
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