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Air will always move from
a) high to low pressure
b) high to low temperature
c) low to high pressure
d) low to high temperature

Pressure differences in the atmosphere are due to
a) the wind blowing
b) unequal heating of the Earth's surface
c) convection
d) rocks mysteriously moving

Pressure differences in the atmosphere cause
a) earthquakes
b) tsunamis
c) wind
d) landslides

As air rises in the troposphere, the temperature will
a) increase
b) decrease
c) stay the same
d) get higher

To reach the dewpoint temperature, air must
a) rise and warm up
b) rise and cool down
c) sink and warm up
d) sink and stay the same temperature

As moisture is evaporated into the air, the density of the air will
a) increase
b) decrease
c) stay the ame
d) be overwhelming

Around an area of low pressure, air moves
a) clockwise and in
b) clockwise and out
c) counterclockwise and in
d) counterclockwise and out

If wind is named southeast, that means
a) it is heading Southeast from Northwest
b) it is heading from Southeast to Northwest
c) it is heading due East
d) it is heading due North

As temperature approaches the dewpoint,
a) relative humidity decreases
b) relative humidity stays the same
c) relative humidity increases
d) relative humidity is unaffected

As temperature approaches dewpoint, the chance for precipitation
a) incerases
b) decreases
c) stays the same
d) becomes little to none

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