Climate Chapter 17

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Climate Quizzes & Trivia

This is a science quiz about climate.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is climate?
    • A. 

      Distance north or south of the equator

    • B. 

      Pattern of weather that occurs in an area over many years

    • C. 

      Large bodies of water

  • 2. 
    What are the factors that affect climate?
    • A. 

      Latitude, large bodies of water, ocean currents

    • B. 

      Solar radiation absorbing pavement, clouds and trees

    • C. 

      Air pressure, humidity and days of sunshine

  • 3. 
    Koppen's system of climate classification list six types of climate.  What are they?
    • A. 

      Tropical, mild, dry, continental, polar and high elevation

    • B. 

      Winter, summer, fall, spring, hot and cold

    • C. 

      Windy, blustery, rainy, snowy, cold, and hot

  • 4. 
    The two types of adaptations are:
    • A. 

      Fur and hibernation

    • B. 

      Structural and behavioral

    • C. 

      Adaptations and non adaptations

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Short periods of climatic change caused by differences in the amount of solar radiation an area receives

    • B. 

      Greatly reduced activity similar to hibernation

    • C. 

      Winter, summer, spring, fall

  • 6. 
    The _______________ do not experience much seasonal temperature change.
  • 7. 
    The effects of El Nino are the ocean temperature near Peru _____________________.
  • 8. 
    Catastrophic events such as __________________, and _________________________  collisions can cause climatic change.
  • 9. 
    _____________________ can also cause climatic changes.
  • 10. 
    Burning __________________________ increased the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
  • 11. 
    ______________________ results in fewer trees to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.