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5 Matching questions

  1. equator
  2. air pressure
  3. type of air pressure at the horse latitudes
  4. jet stream
  5. Number of global wind types in Northern hemisphere
  1. a high pressure
  2. b 3 - trade winds, westerlies, polar easterlies
  3. c a narrow belt of strong winds that blow in the upper troposphere and directs storms in the United States
  4. d an imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, 0 degrees latitude
  5. e the measure of the force with which air molecules push on a surface

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. winds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres; we live here
  2. lower pressure
  3. Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances and caused by uneven heating of the earth which creates pressure differences
  4. 30 degrees North and South latitude
  5. the distance from the equator measured in degrees

5 True/False questions

  1. windair moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure


  2. warm air is less dense andsinks


  3. Cold air has __________ pressure than warm airlower pressure


  4. air always moves from areas of _______ pressure to areas of ____________ pressurefrom high pressure to low pressure


  5. during the night, land cools ___________ than waterfaster