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5 Matching questions

  1. Hurricanes
  2. Prevailing Winds
  3. El Nino
  4. Maritime Tropical
  5. Continental Tropical air mass
  1. a A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
  2. b (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
  3. c fierce tropical storms with strong winds
  4. d describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
  5. e winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Prevailing winds that blow northeast from 30 degrees north latitude to the equator and that blow southeast from 30 degrees south latitude to the equator
  2. Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
  3. the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
  4. an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure
  5. created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather

5 True/False questions

  1. Jet Stream(oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time

          

  2. Thermometermeasuring instrument for measuring temperature

          

  3. Maritime Polardescribing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas

          

  4. Warm Frontthe front of an advancing mass of colder air

          

  5. Stationary Fronta boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days