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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 9

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Question 1:


a) rising air
b) sinking air
c) cooled air
d) relatively stationary air
e) polluted air

Question 2:


a) 60–90 degrees N & S
b) 30–60 degrees N & S
c) 30–90 degrees N & S
d) 10 degrees N & S
e) 0–5 degrees N & S

Question 3:


a) trough
b) zonal flow
c) ridge
d) solar flow
e) zonal flow

Question 4:


a) dry monsoon
b) wet monsoon
c) chinook winds
d) Aleutian low
e) Aleutian high

Question 5:


a) warmed and subsides
b) cooled and rises
c) cooled and subsides
d) warmed and rises
e) fairly stationary

Question 6:


a) subtropical high
b) Polar Front
c) Polar High
d) ITCZ
e) mid-latitude high

Question 7:


a) zonal winds
b) easterly winds
c) westerly winds
d) northeast trade winds
e) southeast trade winds

Question 8:


a) Trade Wind
b) Westerlies
c) Polar Easterlies
d) the Equitorial Low
e) the Polar High

Question 9:


a) Bermuda (Azoric) High
b) Pacific (Hawaiian) High
c) Canadian High
d) Siberian High
e) Atlantic High

Question 10:


a) high flow
b) low flow
c) zonal flow
d) cross flow
e) complex flow

Question 11:


a) Polar Front jet stream
b) subtropical jet stream
c) tropical easterly jet stream
d) tropical westerly jet stream

Question 12:


a) East–west
b) North–south
c) North–east
d) South–west
e) Westerly

Question 13:


a) correct the heat imbalance between the poles and the Equator
b) keep cold conditions north and warm conditions south
c) circulate the upper atmosphere with the lower atmosphere
d) shift windflow from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean
e) are most pronounced over Bermuda

Question 14:


a) zonal flow
b) azonal flow
c) Equatorial flow
d) Upper Mid-latitude Flow
e) Polar flow

Question 15:


a) west–east
b) north–south
c) north–east
d) south–west
e) east–west

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