Shipborne Meteorological Instruments Quiz

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16 Questions

What is the purpose of a barometer on a ship?

Which instrument is used to measure wind speed on a ship?

What was the first meteorological instrument invented?

Which instrument is used to measure humidity on a ship?

What is the purpose of a thermometer on a ship?

Which instrument is used to measure solar radiation on a ship?

What does an anemometer measure?

What is the purpose of a wind vane?

Which instrument measures the amount of rain that has fallen over a specific time period?

What is the purpose of a hygrometer?

What does a psychrometer measure?

Which factor allows the flow of wind?

What is the purpose of an anemometer on a ship's bridge?

Which instrument is used to measure temperature, humidity, and dew point simultaneously?

What is the role of Coriolis force in determining wind direction?

What does a rain gauge measure?

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Test your knowledge on shipborne meteorological instruments with this quiz. Learn about the essential weather instruments used on selected ships for voluntary weather observations.

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