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5 Matching questions

  1. Psychrometer
  2. Jet Stream
  3. Anemometer
  4. El Nino
  5. Wind
  1. a (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. b instrument used to measure relative humidity
  3. c a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  4. d the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure
  5. e a gauge for recording the speed and direction of wind

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days
  2. winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth
  3. A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
  4. contains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer
  5. Cold and humid air mass. forms over icy cold North Pacific and Atlantic oceans. brings fog, rain, and cool temperatures to the West coast

5 True/False questions

  1. Hurricanesthe horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure

          

  2. Cold Frontthe front of an advancing mass of colder air

          

  3. Thermometermeasuring instrument for measuring temperature

          

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

          

  5. Greenhouse EffectThe way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.