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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 13

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Question 1:


a) stationary front
b) open-wave
c) occluded front
d) closed wave
e) easterly wave

Question 2:


a) warm front
b) occluded front
c) cold front
d) stationary front
e) hot front

Question 3:


a) a cold front
b) high pressure
c) a warm front
d) low pressure
e) a stationary front

Question 4:


a) air mass
b) weather system
c) weather mass
d) pressure unit
e) storm

Question 5:


a) cold and cool air
b) warm and cold air
c) hot and cold air
d) dry and moist air
e) cold and cold air

Question 6:


a) Disspitation
b) Occlusion
c) Closed wave
d) Open wave
e) Early

Question 7:


a) Swedish
b) Canadian
c) American
d) Norweigan
e) Russian

Question 8:


a) Temperature
b) Wind velocity
c) Pressure
d) Wind direction
e) Orthography

Question 9:


a) jet level flow
b) high level flow
c) frontal flow
d) rising air flow
e) falling air flow

Question 10:


a) Rossby waves
b) Subtropical waves
c) Arctic waves
d) Tropical waves
e) Antarctic waves

Question 11:


a) tropical depression
b) Polar Front
c) Continental Front
d) tropical wave
e) tropical storm

Question 12:


a) low and high
b) tall and short
c) trough and ridge
d) trough and bridge
e) depression and swelling

Question 13:


a) Tropopause
b) Mesopause
c) Troposphere
d) Mesosphere
e) Stratosphere

Question 14:


a) windy
b) monsoon
c) snowy
d) rainy
e) melting

Question 15:


a) Potential energy and condensation
b) Kinetic energy and clouds
c) Winds and precipitation
d) Warm air and water vapour moisture
e) Latent heat and cloud droplet growth

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False