Global Wind Patterns
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What causes GLOBAL winds to move in all directions?
    answer choices
    breezes
    coriolis effect
    westerlies
    easterlies
  • Question 2
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    Q. Sea breeze is a type of global wind.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. In which direction do prevailing westerlies flow?
    answer choices
    from east to west
    from west to east
    from north to south
    from south to north
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which types of winds cause weather in North Carolina?
    answer choices
    polar easterlies
    prevailing westerlies
    polar westerlies
    prevailing easterlies
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Global winds over the United States blow in which direction?
    answer choices
    east to west
    north to south
    south to west
    west to east
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes wind?
    answer choices
    differences in pressure
    conduction currents
    density
    tropical currents
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This type of wind helped blow trader's ships from Europe to the Americas. It blows winds from EAST to WEST. 
    answer choices
    Polar Easterlies
    Trade Winds
    Prevailing Westerlies
    Horse Latitudes
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. This type of wind comes from the POLES. It blows from east to west and brings freezing weather. 
    answer choices
    Prevailing Westerlies
    Polar Easterlies
    Polar Westerlies
    Horse Latitudes
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What season occurs in the Southern Hemisphere in August?
    answer choices
    Summer
    Winter
    Spring
    Fall
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. The factor that has the greatest effect on wind speed is...
    answer choices
    Air pressure
    Rainfall
    Air temperature
    Hurricane
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