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5 Matching questions

  1. horse latitudes
  2. sinking cold air has this type of air pressure
  3. doldrums
  4. prevailing westerlies
  5. Cold Air at the poles is _________ dense than the warm air at the equator
  1. a low pressure regions near the equator with little or no wind (calm winds)
  2. b winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres; we live here
  3. c more dense
  4. d regions of high pressure and gentle winds at about 30 degrees north and south latitude.
  5. e high pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. sinks
  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. movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea
  4. air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
  5. an instrument used to measure wind speed

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. equatoran instrument used to measure wind speed


  4. jet streammovement 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. Cold air has __________ pressure than warm airhigher pressure


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