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5 Matching questions

  1. Maritime Tropical
  2. Jet Stream
  3. High Air Pressure
  4. Global Warming
  5. Warm Front
  1. a a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  2. b the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
  3. c describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
  4. d contains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer
  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. winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth
  2. Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.
  3. 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
  4. The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.
  5. the front of an advancing mass of colder air

5 True/False questions

  1. Barometera gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

          

  2. Low Air Pressurecreated when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather

          

  3. 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

          

  4. Greenhouse Effectnatural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and other gases

          

  5. El Nino(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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