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5 Matching questions

  1. the type of air pressure found at 60 degrees North and South latitude
  2. type of air pressure at the horse latitudes
  3. Cold Air at the poles is _________ dense than the warm air at the equator
  4. prevailing westerlies
  5. wind
  1. a high pressure
  2. b more dense
  3. c winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres; we live here
  4. d low pressure
  5. e air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. winds that blow over short distances; caused by the uneven heating of land and water examples are land and sea breezes
  3. an instrument used to measure wind speed
  4. low pressure
  5. the way earth's rotation makes winds curve

5 True/False questions

  1. during the night, land cools ___________ than waterequator or 0 degrees latitude


  2. latitudethe distance from the equator measured in degrees


  3. air pressurethe measure of the force with which air molecules push on a surface


  4. sinking cold air has this type of air pressurelow pressure


  5. jet streama narrow belt of strong winds that blow in the upper troposphere and directs storms in the United States


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