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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. during the day, land heats up _________ than water
  2. sinking cold air has this type of air pressure
  3. the warm air at the equator is ________ dense than colder air found at the poles
  4. land breeze
  5. wind
  1. a less dense
  2. b movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air (high pressure) from the land moves out to sea to replace warmer rising air (low pressure) over the sea
  3. c high pressure
  4. d faster
  5. e air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances and caused by uneven heating of the earth which creates pressure differences
  2. 30 degrees
  3. high pressure
  4. movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above the land to rise
  5. more dense

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. global wind that affects the United Statesrises

          

  3. Coriolis effectthe way earth's rotation makes winds curve

          

  4. Warm air has ___________ pressure than cold airhigher pressure

          

  5. prevailing westerlieswind belts that extend from the poles to 60 degrees latitude in both hemispheres

          

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