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5 Matching Questions

  1. Anemometer
  2. El Nino
  3. Hurricanes
  4. Jet Stream
  5. Barometer
  1. a a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
  2. b an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
  3. c a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  4. d fierce tropical storms with strong winds
  5. e (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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather
  2. 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
  3. describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
  4. A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
  5. measuring instrument for measuring temperature

5 True/False Questions

  1. Prevailing Windswinds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth

          

  2. Warm Frontthe front of an advancing mass of colder air

          

  3. Maritime Polardescribing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas

          

  4. 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.

          

  5. High Air Pressurecreated when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather

          

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