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5 Matching questions

  1. the type of air pressure found at the North and South pole
  2. the horse latitudes are found at _____________
  3. sea breeze
  4. cold air is more dense and
  5. What causes wind
  1. a the unequal heating of the earth's surface causes differences in air pressure that results in wind
  2. b movement 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
  3. c 30 degrees North and South latitude
  4. d sinks
  5. e high pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. more dense
  2. regions of high pressure and gentle winds at about 30 degrees north and south latitude.
  3. equator or 0 degrees latitude
  4. air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
  5. Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances and caused by uneven heating of the earth which creates pressure differences

5 True/False questions

  1. local windWinds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances and caused by uneven heating of the earth which creates pressure differences

          

  2. prevailing westerlieswinds that blow west to east between 30 and 60 degrees in the northern and southern hemispheres; we live here

          

  3. type of air pressure at the horse latitudeshigh pressure

          

  4. Coriolis effectthe way earth's rotation makes winds curve

          

  5. doldrumsthe distance from the equator measured in degrees

          

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