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5 Matching questions

  1. Anemometer
  2. Psychrometer
  3. Stationary Front
  4. Wind
  5. Polar Easterlies
  1. a a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
  2. b the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
  3. c a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days
  4. d Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
  5. e instrument used to measure relative humidity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
  2. created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather
  3. the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
  4. 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. the front of an advancing mass of colder air

5 True/False questions

  1. Greenhouse Effectnatural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and other gases

          

  2. Barometeran instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

          

  3. Prevailing Windswinds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth

          

  4. Hurricanesfierce tropical storms with strong winds

          

  5. El Ninothe horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure