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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. a low pressure zone where wind blows inward and counter clockwise
  2. wind deflects to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere
  3. the sun
  4. a high pressure zone where wind blows outward and clockwise
  5. the amount of water vapor in the air
  6. air rises in a low pressure zone and condenses to form clouds, the temperature cools

6 True/False questions

  1. what happens in a high pressure zone?air falls in a high pressure zone, causing sunny weather


  2. air pressurewarm moist tropical air replaces cold dry polar air, precipitation comes ahead of the front


  3. cold fronta cold polar air mass advances onto a warm air mass, cold dry stable air replaces warm, moist unstable maritime air, there is often precipitation behind the front


  4. sea level air pressurethe amount of pressure exerted by weight of air


  5. what are differences in air pressure called?pressure gradients


  6. how is air pressure affected?uneven heating from the sun