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5 Matching questions

  1. Monsoons
  2. jet streams
  3. Temperature
  4. Electromagnetic wave
  5. dew point
  1. a Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
  2. b The temperature at which condensation begins.
  3. c A form of energy that can travel through space.
  4. d Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface.
  5. e The average amount of energy of motion in the molecules of a substance

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Clouds that form less than 2 kilometers above the ground and look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotton.
  2. Wind that blows over short distances.
  3. 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.
  4. The transfer of heat by movement of currents within a fluid.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. land breezeThe flow of air from an ocean or lake to the land.


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


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


  4. psychrometerAn instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer.


  5. precipitationThe direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.