Climate Quiz

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Climate QuizTeacher: Mrs. SzmaidaQuiz Maker: Jade FosburghSubject: SciencePeriod: 3


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

      The pattern of temperature and precipitation typical over an area over a long period of time

    • B. 

      The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample

    • C. 

      The degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment

  • 2. 
    Climate and temperature are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A small area with climate conditions that differ from those around it may have its own__________________.
  • 4. 
    Directions: Answer the following question in (at least) TWO COMPLETE sentences.Why is it cold on Mount Kilimanjaro even though it is only 3 degrees south of the equator?
  • 5. 
    What are prevailing winds?
    • A. 

      Hot winds that blow over land

    • B. 

      Cold winds that blow over seas

    • C. 

      Winds that usually blow in a region

  • 6. 
    Rain or snow falls on the windward side of the mountain.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The downward side of the wind is the___________side.
  • 8. 
    The main factors that influence temperature are:1) clouds2) latitude3) distance from land4) altitude5) the earth's rotation6) distance from large bodies of water7) ocean currents8) sea breezes
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3, 4

    • B. 

      2, 4, 6, 7

    • C. 

      3, 5, 7, 8

  • 9. 
    Temperate zones receive direct sunlight all year round. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Continental climates have more_____________temperatures than marine climates.