WONDER #2414: How Are Fog and Mist Different?

Question 1 of 3

Fog and mist form when _________________ cools quickly and becomes visible.

  1. dust in the air
  2. volcanic ash
  3. the ozone layer
  4. water vapor

Question 2 of 3

What is the difference between fog and mist?

  1. Fog only occurs over water, and usually over the ocean; mist happens on dry land.
  2. In fog, people can’t see more than ⅝ of a mile (1 km) in front of them; in a mist, they can see longer than ⅝ of a mile but less than 7 miles (11 km).
  3. Fog happens in Scotland, and mist happens in California.
  4. There is no difference between fog and mist.

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT something fog or mist represent in stories, movies, and TV shows, according to this Wonder?

  1. Happiness
  2. Hidden Truths
  3. Confusion
  4. Danger

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