5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- greenhouse effect
- wind-chill factor
- relative humidity
- a The distance north or south from the equator, measured in degrees.
- b The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure.
- c The percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount the air can hold at that temperature.
- d Increased cooling caused by the wind.
- e The 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- Clouds that form in flat layers.
- Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances
- The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
- 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.
- A form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visible light.
5 True/False questions
cumulus → Wispy, feathery clouds made of mostly ice crystals that form at high levels, above about 6 kilometers.
Convection → The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
Temperature → The average amount of energy of motion in the molecules of a substance
Monsoons → Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
drought → A water shortage caused by long periods of low precipitation in a particular area.