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5 Matching questions

  1. sinking cold air has this type of air pressure
  2. latitude
  3. wind vane
  4. global wind type that does not follow a set path
  5. warm air is less dense and
  1. a the distance from the equator measured in degrees
  2. b jet stream
  3. c rises
  4. d high pressure
  5. e instrument used to measure wind direction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 3 - trade winds, westerlies, polar easterlies
  2. an instrument used to measure wind speed
  3. a narrow belt of strong winds that blow in the upper troposphere and directs storms in the United States
  4. winds that blow over short distances; caused by the uneven heating of land and water examples are land and sea breezes
  5. low pressure

5 True/False questions

  1. Warm air has ___________ pressure than cold airlower pressure


  2. trade windsPrevailing 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. Coriolis effectthe way earth's rotation makes winds curve


  4. Polar easterlieswinds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres; we live here


  5. equatorair moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure


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