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5 Matching questions

  1. Trade Winds
  2. Psychrometer
  3. Polar Easterlies
  4. Global Warming
  5. Hurricanes
  1. a fierce tropical storms with strong winds
  2. b Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
  3. c instrument used to measure relative humidity
  4. d Prevailing winds that blow northeast from 30 degrees north latitude to the equator and that blow southeast from 30 degrees south latitude to the equator
  5. e an increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and other gases
  2. the front of an advancing mass of colder air
  3. (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
  4. describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
  5. a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days

5 True/False questions

  1. Coriolis Effectthe front of an advancing mass of colder air

          

  2. Low Air Pressurecontains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer

          

  3. Barometeran instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

          

  4. Continental Tropical air massA warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land

          

  5. Wind(oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time

          

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