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5 Matching questions

  1. Continental Polar Air mass
  2. Polar Easterlies
  3. Barometer
  4. Wind
  5. Greenhouse Effect
  1. a Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.
  2. b the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
  3. c Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
  4. d natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and other gases
  5. e an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the front of an advancing mass of warmer air
  2. a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days
  3. created when air heats and expands, causes rain and stormy weather
  4. winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth
  5. a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

5 True/False questions

  1. Hurricanesfierce tropical storms with strong winds

          

  2. Psychrometeran instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

          

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

          

  4. Cold Frontthe front of an advancing mass of warmer air

          

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