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6 Written Questions

6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the sun
  2. air falls in a high pressure zone, causing sunny weather
  3. upper atmosphere wind that separates cold air masses from warm air masses
  4. wind deflects to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere
  5. pressure gradients
  6. the amount of pressure exerted by weight of air

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. how is air pressure shown on maps?uneven heating from the sun


  3. warm frontwarm moist tropical air replaces cold dry polar air, precipitation comes ahead of the front


  4. cold fronta 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 happens in a low pressure zone?air rises in a low pressure zone and condenses to form clouds, the temperature cools


  6. anti-cyclonea high pressure zone where wind blows outward and clockwise


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