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5 Matching questions

  1. infrared radiation
  2. Convection
  3. Wind
  4. evaporation
  5. latitude
  1. a The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.
  2. b The distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.
  3. c A form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visible light.
  4. d The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
  5. e The process that occurs when vaporization takes place only on the surface of a liquid; also, the process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid, such as water, absorb enough energy to change to a gaseous state, such as water vapor.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land.
  2. the movement of thermal energy from one substance to another.
  3. The change from the gaseous to the liquid state of matter; also, the process by which a gas, such as water vapor, changes to a liquid, such as water.
  4. The percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount the air can hold at that temperature.
  5. Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances

5 True/False questions

  1. ConductionThe transfer of heat through direct physical contact.

          

  2. psychrometerAn instrument used to measure wind speed.

          

  3. dew pointThe horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.

          

  4. ScatteringWind that blows over short distances.

          

  5. local windWinds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances

          

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