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5 Matching questions

  1. Troposphere
  2. Air Pressure
  3. Climate
  4. Anemometer
  5. Beaufort Scale
  1. a The average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
  2. b A wind vane, instrument thta measures wind speed. Has cups that turn from the wind
  3. c Scale that shows the number for wind speed.
  4. d layer of the atmosphere closest to the Earth where most weather occurs, conditions change quickly, contains water & gases
  5. e the pressing down of air on the Earth's surface. Gravity causes the gases to be pressed down.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Temperature & precipitation
  2. Air pressure, air moisture, temperature, air movement
  3. The amount of water vapor in the air
  4. Instrument that measures air pressure
  5. cause the change of seasons

5 True/False questions

  1. HurricanesStorms with strong winds and heavy rains. Occur over a large area and last a long time. Begin over the ocean but can move to shore.

          

  2. ThunderstormsStorms with strong winds and heavy rains. Occur over a large area and last a long time. Begin over the ocean but can move to shore.

          

  3. Frontair movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south

          

  4. WindPlace where two air masses meet

          

  5. Cumulus cloudsLarge, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
    Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms