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5 Matching questions

  1. condensation
  2. psychrometer
  3. Electromagnetic wave
  4. Wind
  5. Coriolis effect
  1. a The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.
  2. b The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.
  3. c A form of energy that can travel through space.
  4. d The change from the gaseous to the liquid state of matter; also, the process by which a gas, such as water vapor, changes to a liquid, such as water.
  5. e An instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Clouds that form in flat layers.
  2. The flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land.
  3. Forms of water such as rain, snow, sleet, or hail that fall from clouds and reach Earth's surface.
  4. The temperature at which condensation begins.
  5. The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.

5 True/False questions

  1. global windsWind that blows over short distances.

          

  2. greenhouse effectThe process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and other gases that form a "blanket" around the earth

          

  3. HeatThe horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.

          

  4. ultraviolet radiationA form of energy with wavelengths that are shorter than visible light.

          

  5. infrared radiationA form of energy with wavelengths that are shorter than visible light.