The Characteristics & Formation of Anticyclones

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Which is NOT a factor in the formation of anticyclones?

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1. What causes air or wind to move from high to low pressure?

2. What is an area of high pressure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This fun worksheet and quiz are designed to help you check your understanding of anticyclones. Our multiple-choice quiz asks questions about what types of weather are characteristic of anticyclones and the conditions necessary for their formation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this short quiz to see how well you can:

  • Identify the factors in anticyclone formation
  • Explain what causes air or wind to move from high to low pressure
  • Name what an area of high pressure is called
  • Discuss what types of weather are associated with anticyclones
  • Define the phenomenon that causes an object in the atmosphere to veer to the right in the Northern Hemisphere due to the Earth's rotation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related anticyclone lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what causes wind or air to move from high to low pressure
  • Making connections - use your understanding of anticyclones to identify the weather associated with them
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what an area of high pressure is called

Additional Learning

For more information about this interesting aspect of weather, take a look at our lesson called The Characteristics & Formation of Anticyclones. Our short lesson helps you meet the following goals:

  • Define atmospheric pressure
  • Describe how areas of high pressure and low pressure can be visualized
  • Explain how long anticyclone conditions can last
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