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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. warm moist tropical air replaces cold dry polar air, precipitation comes ahead of the front
  2. the amount of water vapor in the air
  3. 14.7 lbs./sq. in
  4. air rises in a low pressure zone and condenses to form clouds, the temperature cools
  5. air falls in a high pressure zone, causing sunny weather
  6. uneven heating from the sun

6 True/False Questions

  1. relative humiditythe actual amount of water vapor in the air compared to the possible amount of water vapor in the air

          

  2. what is winds source of energy?uneven heating from the sun

          

  3. how is air pressure shown on maps?iso bars

          

  4. coriolis effecta 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

          

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

          

  6. jet streamupper atmosphere wind that separates cold air masses from warm air masses

          

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