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By Jfosburgh | Last updated: Sep 23, 2020
| Total Attempts: 98
Although the climate is an observation of weather patterns in a region over time, certain things cause a change in the climate either for the better or worse. Different winds come from the oceans and seas, which play a role in maintaining a climate. This quiz will test out how well you know them and their movements.
Questions and Answers
What is climate?
The pattern of temperature and precipitation typical over an area over a long period of time
The total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
The degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment
Climate and temperature are the same.
A small area with climate conditions that differ from those around it may have its own__________________.
What are prevailing winds?
Hot winds that blow over land
Cold winds that blow over seas
Winds that usually blow in a region
Rain or snow falls on the windward side of the mountain.
The downward side of the wind is the___________side.
The main factors that influence temperature are:
3) distance from land
5) the earth's rotation
6) distance from large bodies of water
7) ocean currents
8) sea breezes
1, 2, 3, 4
2, 4, 6, 7
3, 5, 7, 8
Temperate zones receive direct sunlight all year round.
Continental climates have more_____________temperatures than marine climates.
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