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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. iso bars
  2. the sun
  3. warm moist tropical air replaces cold dry polar air, precipitation comes ahead of the front
  4. uneven heating from the sun
  5. a cold polar air mass advances onto a warm air mass, cold dry stable air replaces warm, moist unstable maritime air, there is often precipitation behind the front
  6. upper atmosphere wind that separates cold air masses from warm air masses

6 True/False questions

  1. what are differences in air pressure called?pressure gradients


  2. coriolis effectwind deflects to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere


  3. what happens in a high pressure zone?air rises in a low pressure zone and condenses to form clouds, the temperature cools


  4. relative humiditythe amount of water vapor in the air


  5. what happens in a low pressure zone?air falls in a high pressure zone, causing sunny weather


  6. humiditya low pressure zone where wind blows inward and counter clockwise


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