World Meteorological Day Quiz

World Meteorological Day Quiz


  • Aim to test your weather and climate knowledge!
  • Have fun learning new things!


  1. When is World Meteorological Day observed?

    • A. January 1st
    • B. March 23rd
    • C. June 5th
    • D. September 16th
  2. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of:

    • A. The World Bank
    • B. The World Health Organization (WHO)
    • C. The United Nations
    • D. UNESCO
  3. Which layer of the atmosphere is where most weather occurs?

    • A. Troposphere
    • B. Stratosphere
    • C. Mesosphere
    • D. Thermosphere
  4. A meteorologist is a scientist who studies:

    • A. Rocks and minerals
    • B. Weather and climate
    • C. Stars and planets
    • D. Plants and animals
  5. The 2023 World Meteorological Day theme focuses on:

    • A. Water and Climate
    • B. The Sun and Weather
    • C. Early Warning and Early Action
    • D. Forecasting the Future
  6. What does a barometer measure?

    • A. Wind speed
    • B. Rainfall
    • C. Air pressure
    • D. Temperature
  7. "La Niña" and "El Niño" are patterns associated with changes in:

    • A. Ocean temperatures in the Pacific
    • B. Cloud cover over Europe
    • C. Hurricanes in the Atlantic
    • D. Volcanic Activity
  8. Climate change is expected to increase the frequency and intensity of:

    • A. Heatwaves and droughts
    • B. Floods and heavy rainfall
    • C. Extreme weather events
    • D. All of the above
  9. What is the primary greenhouse gas emitted by human activities?

    • A. Water vapor (H2O)
    • B. Carbon dioxide (CO2)
    • C. Methane (CH4)
    • D. Oxygen (O2)
  10. One way individuals can help combat climate change is to:

    • A. Reduce energy consumption
    • B. Recycle and compost
    • C. Support sustainable transportation
    • D. All of the above

Answer Key

  1. B
  2. C
  3. A
  4. B
  5. C
  6. C
  7. A
  8. D
  9. B
  10. D


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