Wind
Hemisphere
Direction
Pressure
Breezes

100

Winds are labeled according to what?
What is the direction from which they came?

100

In the Northern Hemisphere, winds associated with a high-pressure system blow….
What is clockwise outward from the center?

100

The Coriolis effect influences???
What is wind directions?

100

The lines on a weather map that connect points of equal pressure are called what?
What are isobars?

100

Valley and mountain breezes are examples of …
What are local winds?

200

Which force generates winds?
What is pressure difference?

200

In the Northern Hemisphere, winds associated with a low-pressure system blow….
What is counterclockwise toward the center?

200

The general movement of low-pressure centers across the United States is from….
What is west to east?

200

In a mercury barometer, when air pressure increases, the mercury in the tube…..
What is rises?

200

A sea breeze usually originates during the …
What is day and flows toward the land?

300

In which direction is air pressure exerted?
What is all directions (upward, downward and sideways)?

300

In the Southern Hemisphere, winds associated with a low-pressure system blow….
What is clockwise toward the center?

300

A wind that consistently blows more often from one direction than from any other is called a _____.
What is the prevailing wind?

300

Centers of low pressure are called….
What are cyclones?

300

A land breeze usually originates during the …
What is evening and flows toward the water?

400

Which of the following is NOT a force that influences wind? a) coriolis effect b) magnetic field c) pressure gradient d) friction
What is (B) magnetic field?

400

The Coriolis effect deflects all free-moving objects to the right of their path of motion in the _____ Hemisphere.
What is Northern?

400

Seasonal changes in wind direction associated with large landmasses and adjacent water bodies are called….
What is monsoons?

400

A steep pressure gradient produces ____ winds.
What is strong?

400

When is a sea breeze most intense?
What is during mid to late afternoon?

500

What is the ultimate energy source for most wind?
What is solar radiation?

500

The only truly continuous pressure belt on Earth is the …..
What is Southern Hemisphere sub-polar low?

500

Air subsides in the center of a(n)….
What is a high-pressure system?

500

High-pressure systems are usually associated with which of the following: a) Descending air b) clear weather c) relatively dry conditions d) all of the above
What is (d) all of the above?

500

High-altitude, high-velocity “river” of air are called what?
What is a jet stream?