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5 Matching questions

  1. Continental Tropical air mass
  2. Maritime Tropical
  3. Cold Front
  4. Coriolis Effect
  5. Polar Easterlies
  1. a Prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60degrees-90degrees latitude in both hemisphere.
  2. b A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
  3. c 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.
  4. d describing a warm, moist air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas
  5. e the front of an advancing mass of colder air

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind
  2. instrument used to measure relative humidity
  3. Dry and cool air that come from the poles over land.
  4. a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  5. a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days

5 True/False questions

  1. Thermometera gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind


  2. Maritime PolarCold and humid air mass. forms over icy cold North Pacific and Atlantic oceans. brings fog, rain, and cool temperatures to the West coast


  3. Trade Windsthe horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure


  4. Low Air Pressurecontains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer


  5. Global Warmingan increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)


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