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Question 22.La Niña typically creates what type of weather conditions along the west coast of the U.S.?
Question 33.How are cumulus clouds formed?
Question 44.Which one of the weather phenomena discussed in this lesson resulted in the warming of Pacific waters near the equator?
Question 55.What type of weather is associated with an air mass that has a classification of mT in the summer?
Question 66.Which of the following best describes a front?
Question 77.Unequal heating of the earth by the sun and the earth's rotation cause what?
Question 88.Due to the earth's rotation, how will wind be deflected?
Question 99.Wind is forced to rise when it hits a mountain. The rising air then cools, and the moisture within it condenses into snow. This process is an example of _____.
Question 1010.Why does colder air create higher pressure than warm air?
Question 1111.What type of weather would you expect from an air mass with a classification of cA in the winter?
Question 1212.El Niño is the _____ of the eastern Pacific Ocean, and La Niña is the _____.
Question 1313.Which of the following is NOT true about ENSO events?
Question 1414.The ultimate source of wind is
Question 1515.What role does the Coriolis force have on jet streams?
Question 1616.What happens to air as it expands?
Question 1717.What is the cause of El Niño?
Question 1818.The cyclic change in the surface temperatures of the North Pacific Ocean that can last decades is known as the:
Question 1919.What effect does friction have on the Coriolis Effect?
Question 2020.Rossby waves are
Question 2121.How is the PDO similar to El Niño and La Niña?
Question 2222.Which of the following is a reason jet streams exist?
Question 2323.What is seen during the warm phase of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation?
Question 2424.Which wind belt blows eastward toward the poles and is located at 30 to 60 degrees north and south latitude?
Question 2525.Which phase of the PDO is El Niño most similar to?
Question 2626.Which wind belt is caused by air returning to the equator at about 0 to 30 degrees latitude?
Question 2727.Which of the following creates high pressure?
Question 2828.Which of the following is true of jet streams?
Question 2929.A pressure gradient force is
Question 3030.The Coriolis Effect is the
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