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Air Distribution & Movement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which wind belt is caused by air returning to the equator at about 0 to 30 degrees latitude?

Question 2 2. How are Santa Ana winds warmed?

Question 3 3. During the late fall/early winter, what causes wind to blow out to the ocean?

Question 4 4. What is seen during the warm phase of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation?

Question 5 5. Which wind belt blows eastward toward the poles and is located at 30 to 60 degrees north and south latitude?

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Question 6 6. The cyclic change in the surface temperatures of the North Pacific Ocean that can last decades is known as the:

Question 7 7. What is the cause of El Niño?

Question 8 8. For our lesson, which season was the wet season for India?

Question 9 9. Why does cold air sink?

Question 10 10. The winds mentioned in this lesson could cause potential problems. Which one of the answers below was NOT a problem listed in the lesson?

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Question 11 11. Unequal heating of the earth by the sun and the earth's rotation cause what?

Question 12 12. Which one of the weather phenomena discussed in this lesson resulted in the warming of Pacific waters near the equator?

Question 13 13. Which winds blow towards the poles and work to create the Ferrell cells?

Question 14 14. Which is true about scientific models?

Question 15 15. Which one of these is one of the criteria for the single-cell model to hold true?

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Question 16 16. Winds that change direction depending on the season and cause a change in the weather are what?

Question 17 17. La Niña typically creates what type of weather conditions along the west coast of the U.S.?

Question 18 18. Which phase of the PDO is El Niño most similar to?

Question 19 19. Which type of wind is warm and dry and found on the leeward side of mountains?

Question 20 20. What is the polar front?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is true of jet streams?

Question 22 22. If a breeze is called a sea breeze, what can you assume?

Question 23 23. Warm air rising creates areas of low pressure, particularly around the equator where we find the Doldrums. What is created when cool air starts to sink?

Question 24 24. What role does the Coriolis force have on jet streams?

Question 25 25. What conditions would result in a mountain breeze?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT true about ENSO events?

Question 27 27. When the wind blows inland, what happens?

Question 28 28. What type of breeze forms when the mountains heat faster than the valley floor?

Question 29 29. Why does colder air create higher pressure than warm air?

Question 30 30. What is the name given to the cells in the single-cell model?

Air Distribution & Movement Chapter Exam Instructions

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