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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    The Gulf Stream is an ocean current that travels from the southern tip of Florida along the eastern coast of the United States.

    Because of the Gulf Stream, the states along the coast have ____________ than states that are farther inland.

    Weaker Winds

    Warmer air temperatures

    Fewer Storms

    Weaker Winds

  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    The climate of inland areas differs from that of coastal areas in that inland areas

    Are always colder than coastal areas

    Tend to have milder temperatures than coastal areas

    Tend to have hotter summers and colder winters than coastal areas

    Are always hotter than coastal areas

  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    When the temperature of an ocean increases, the amount of water vapor in the air above the ocean increases. Which term is used to describe this water vapor in the air above the ocean?

    Perspiration

    Evaporation

    Humidity

    Precipitation

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