WONDER #97: What\'s the Difference Between Snow, Sleet, and Freezing Rain?

Question 1 of 3

Liquid precipitation that falls to Earth’s surface is called what?

  1. snow
  2. sleet
  3. humidity
  4. rain

Question 2 of 3

When a snowflake falls through the atmosphere and warms up a bit before re-freezing, it usually hits the ground as what?

  1. snow
  2. sleet
  3. humidity
  4. rain

Question 3 of 3

Freezing rain turns into ice when it reaches what?

  1. boiling point
  2. clouds
  3. Earth’s surface
  4. atmosphere

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