5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Continental Tropical air mass
- El Nino
- Coriolis Effect
- a the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
- b 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.
- c a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
- d (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
- e A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
5 Multiple choice questions
- fierce tropical storms with strong winds
- contains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer
- Cold and humid air mass. forms over icy cold North Pacific and Atlantic oceans. brings fog, rain, and cool temperatures to the West coast
- a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
- Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.
5 True/False questions
Greenhouse Effect → 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.
Barometer → an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
Polar Easterlies → Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
Cold Front → the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
Warm Front → the front of an advancing mass of warmer air