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5 Matching questions

  1. Thermometer
  2. Jet Stream
  3. High Air Pressure
  4. Psychrometer
  5. Wind
  1. a measuring instrument for measuring temperature
  2. b a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere
  3. c instrument used to measure relative humidity
  4. d contains cool, dense air that descends toward the earth's surface and becomes warmer
  5. e the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cold and humid air mass. forms over icy cold North Pacific and Atlantic oceans. brings fog, rain, and cool temperatures to the West coast
  2. fierce tropical storms with strong winds
  3. a boundary between air masses that don't move possibly causing rain for several days
  4. A warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land
  5. an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure

5 True/False questions

  1. Polar Easterliesan increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosphere (especially a sustained increase that causes climatic changes)

          

  2. Trade WindsPrevailing winds that blow northeast from 30 degrees north latitude to the equator and that blow southeast from 30 degrees south latitude to the equator

          

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

          

  4. Continental Polar Air massA warm air mass that forms in the tropics and has low air pressure forms over land

          

  5. Prevailing WindsPrevailing winds that blow northeast from 30 degrees north latitude to the equator and that blow southeast from 30 degrees south latitude to the equator

          

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