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5 Matching questions

  1. Wind
  2. Continental Tropical air mass
  3. El Nino
  4. Coriolis Effect
  5. Anemometer
  1. a the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
  2. 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.
  3. c a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
  4. 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
  5. e A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fierce tropical storms with strong winds
  2. contains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer
  3. Cold and humid air mass. forms over icy cold North Pacific and Atlantic oceans. brings fog, rain, and cool temperatures to the West coast
  4. a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  5. Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.

          

  2. Barometeran instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

          

  3. Polar EasterliesPrevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.

          

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

          

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

          

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