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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. greater wind speed
  2. the actual amount of water vapor in the air compared to the possible amount of water vapor in the air
  3. the sun
  4. a 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
  5. 14.7 lbs./sq. in
  6. warm moist tropical air replaces cold dry polar air, precipitation comes ahead of the front

6 True/False questions

  1. coriolis effecta 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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  5. air pressure14.7 lbs./sq. in

          

  6. jet streama low pressure zone where wind blows inward and counter clockwise