Air Conditions of Different Types of Wind


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Chinook winds are a type of:

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

2. How are Santa Ana winds warmed?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Everyone knows when it's windy, especially when they go outside. But unless your house is being blown over, you may not be aware that there are actually several different types of winds. These assessment questions will test you on these different types of winds and their air conditions. Some points you'll be tested on include specific wind types and their effects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The identity of Chinook winds
  • Warm and dry mountain winds
  • The warmth and origin of the Santa Ana winds
  • Problems caused by winds

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the definition and characteristics of the different types of winds discussed in the lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terminology related to wind types, such as Chinook wind and Foehn wind
  • Knowledge application - apply your understanding of various types of winds to identify their characteristics, origins and effects

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Earth's different winds, review the corresponding lesson called Air Conditions of Different Types of Wind. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of wind
  • Chinook and Foehn wind
  • Santa Ana and Katabatic wind
  • Effects of different wind types