The Effects of Semi-Permanent Pressure Cells


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Areas of high or low pressure that persist for much of the year are known as:

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1. High-pressure systems are typically associated which of the following:

2. High-pressure systems develop when:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet combo will test your understanding of persistent areas of high or low pressure. The quiz will also discuss pressure systems and how they affect the weather throughout the world.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Topics discussed in this quiz include:

  • The Azores pressure system
  • High-pressure systems
  • The Aleutian Low pressure system

Skills Practiced

Practice these skills while using this interactive quiz and worksheet:

  • Defining key terms - recall what you have read to identify the term for high or low pressure systems that persist for most of the year
  • Distinguishing differences - analyze the information given about high and low pressure systems to understand the different effects they have on the weather
  • Making connections - interpret what you have read regarding high-pressure systems to understand how they develop

Additional Learning

To learn more about pressure and weather, explore the lesson entitled The Effects of Semi-Permanent Pressure Cells. This lesson will examine pressure systems around the following areas, along with related topics:

  • Siberia
  • Iceland
  • The Sahara Desert