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Air Pressure and Wind
Multiple Choice

1 .       The only truly continuous pressure belt on Earth is the ____________. 



2 .       Variations in air pressure from place to place are the principal cause of ____________. 



3 .       Fair weather can usually be expected with the approach of a(n) ____________. 



4 .       Centers of low pressure are called ____________. 



5 .       The general movement of low pressure centers across the United States is from ____________. 



6 .       Near the equator, rising air is associated with a pressure zone known as the ____________. 



7 .       Standard sea level pressure is ____________. 



8 .       High-altitude, high-velocity "rivers" of air are referred to as ____________. 



9 .       The deflection of wind due to the Coriolis effect is strongest at ____________. 



10 .       Pressure data on a map are shown using lines that connect places of equal air pressure called ____________. 



11 .       Air is subsiding in the center of a ____________. 



12 .       The surface winds between the subtropical high and equatorial low pressure zones are the ____________. 



13 .       Which one of the following does NOT describe the surface air movement in a Northern Hemisphere low? 



14 .       The westerlies and polar easterlies converge in a stormy region known as the ____________. 



15 .       The surface winds between the subtropical high and subpolar low pressure zones are the ____________. 



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