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Air Pressure & Wind

Quiz by Benjamin D Morgan

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29 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the original source of energy for wind?
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    Convection of light from the sun
    Solar radiation from the sun
    Conduction of light from the sun
    Heat energy from the sun
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  • Q2
    The rising and falling of air due to differences in temperature, air pressure, and density is...
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    Convection
    Radiation
    Conduction
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  • Q3
    Which has more pressure
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    Same pressure at A & B
    A
    B
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  • Q4
    Which has LOW pressure?
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    B
    A
    Same at both A & B
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  • Q5
    Which is true about high pressure?
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    It is where there is LESS dense air
    It is where there is MORE dense air
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  • Q6
    Air in a convection current moves how?
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    Low air pressure to high air pressure
    High air pressure to low air pressure
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  • Q7
    Air rises due to pressure and temperature. Which explains how?
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    High pressure and cool
    Low pressure and warm
    High pressure and warm
    Low pressure and cool
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  • Q8
    Air falls due to pressure and temperature. Which is true?
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    High pressure and cool
    High pressure and warm
    Low pressure and warm
    Low pressure and cool
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  • Q9
    Air rises due to pressure and density. Which correctly explain this?
    Low pressure and low density air rises because it is light for its size
    Low pressure and high density air rises because it is light for its size
    High pressure and high density air rises because it is light for its size
    High pressure and low density air rises because it is light for its size
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  • Q10
    Air falls due to pressure and density. Which correctly explain this?
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    Low pressure air which is low density air falls because it is heavy for it's size
    High pressure air which is low density air falls because it is heavy for it's size
    High pressure air which is high density air falls because it is heavy for it's size
    Low pressure air which is high density air falls because it is heavy for it's size
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  • Q11
    Air diagrammed in circle #1 is which letter in the convection current system?
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    A
    D
    B
    C
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  • Q12
    Air diagrammed in circle #2 is which letter in the convection current system?
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    B
    A
    D
    C
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  • Q13
    Warm air rises because it is?
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    Low pressure, high density, and light for its size
    Low pressure, low density, and light for its size
    High pressure, low density, and light for its size
    High pressure, high density, and light for its size
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  • Q14
    Air diagrammed in circle #2 is which letter in the convection current system?
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    D
    B
    A
    C
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  • Q15
    Air has weight to it?
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    False
    True
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  • Q16
    Which is true about circle #1 in the diagram above?
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    High pressure AND low temperature air
    Low pressure AND low temperature air
    High pressure AND high temperature air
    Low pressure AND high temperature air
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  • Q17
    Which is true about circle #2 in the convection current system above?
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    High pressure and high density
    Low pressure and low density
    High pressure and low density
    Low pressure and high density
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  • Q18
    Which is true about circle #1 in the convection current system pictured?
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    Low pressure items have a low weight to them so they push down more
    High pressure items have a low weight to them so they push down more
    Low pressure items have a low weight to them so they push down less
    High pressure items have a low weight to them so they push down less
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  • Q19
    Which wind would be weaker?
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    A (Left picture)
    B (Right picture)
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  • Q20
    Which wind would be weaker?
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    A (left picture)
    B (right picture)
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