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5 Matching Questions

  1. El Nino
  2. Barometer
  3. Low Air Pressure
  4. Trade Winds
  5. Jet Stream
  1. a a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  2. b (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
  3. c created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather
  4. d an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. measuring instrument for measuring temperature
  2. instrument used to measure relative humidity
  3. a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
  4. Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.
  5. the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure

5 True/False Questions

  1. Cold Frontthe front of an advancing mass of warmer air

          

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

          

  3. Greenhouse EffectThe way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.

          

  4. Polar Easterliesan instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

          

  5. Stationary Frontthe front of an advancing mass of warmer air

          

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