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5 Matching Questions

  1. global wind type that does not follow a set path
  2. horse latitudes
  3. jet stream
  4. Warm air has ___________ pressure than cold air
  5. doldrums
  1. a lower pressure
  2. b low pressure regions near the equator with little or no wind (calm winds)
  3. c regions of high pressure and gentle winds at about 30 degrees north and south latitude.
  4. d jet stream
  5. e a narrow belt of strong winds that blow in the upper troposphere and directs storms in the United States

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. less dense
  2. the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a surface
  3. air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
  4. sinks
  5. Increased cooling caused by the wind.

5 True/False Questions

  1. sea breezemovement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea


  2. Polar easterlieswind belts that extend from the poles to 60 degrees latitude in both hemispheres


  3. global windwinds that blow over short distances; caused by the uneven heating of land and water examples are land and sea breezes


  4. Coriolis effectan instrument used to measure wind speed


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


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