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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. pressure belts occur about every ______ degrees latitude
  2. equator
  3. anemometer
  4. the doldrums are found at the _____________
  5. horse latitudes
  1. a regions of high pressure and gentle winds at about 30 degrees north and south latitude.
  2. b an instrument used to measure wind speed
  3. c equator or 0 degrees latitude
  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 30 degrees

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. high pressure
  2. wind belts that extend from the poles to 60 degrees latitude in both hemispheres
  3. the distance from the equator measured in degrees
  4. faster
  5. sinks

5 True/False questions

  1. sea breezemovement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above the land to rise


  2. during the night, land cools ___________ than waterfaster


  3. type of air pressure found at the doldrumshigh pressure


  4. the horse latitudes are found at _____________30 degrees North and South latitude


  5. 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