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5 Matching questions

  1. wind vane
  2. Number of global wind types in Northern hemisphere
  3. sea breeze
  4. trade winds
  5. local wind
  1. a 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. b 3 - trade winds, westerlies, polar easterlies
  3. c winds that blow over short distances; caused by the uneven heating of land and water examples are land and sea breezes
  4. d instrument used to measure wind direction
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. less dense
  2. low pressure
  3. rises
  4. the distance from the equator measured in degrees
  5. movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea

5 True/False questions

  1. Warm air has ___________ pressure than cold airlower pressure


  2. cold air is more dense andrises


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


  4. equatoran imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole


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


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