How Much Do You Know About Climatology? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Climatology? Trivia Quiz

Climatology, also known as climate science is the research-based study of climate. This modern scientific research is considered as a branch of the atmospheric sciences and a subfield of physical geography. Climatology also includes features of oceanography and biogeochemistry. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about climatology. Let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the acronym GPS stand for?
    • A. 

      Gambling predictions system

    • B. 

      Global Positioning system

    • C. 

      Grading people symbolically

  • 2. 
    What does a GPS do?
    • A. 

      Tells you when you're under water

    • B. 

      Shows your altitude

    • C. 

      Shows your geographical location

    • D. 

      Tells the temperature

    • E. 

      Shows the air pressure

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Measures the temperature of an area

    • B. 

      Measures the humidity of an area

    • C. 

      Measures wind speed

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 4. 
    How do winds blow?
    • A. 

      From high pressure to low pressure

    • B. 

      From low pressure to high pressure

    • C. 

      From the sea to the land

    • D. 

      From the land to the sea

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What happens to temperature as you go to higher altitudes?
    • A. 

      Temperature rises by 1 degree Centigrade every 150 metres

    • B. 

      Temperature rises by 150 degrees Centigrade every 1 metre

    • C. 

      Temperature decreases by 1 degree Centigrade every 150 metres

    • D. 

      Temperature stays the same

  • 6. 
    The equator has a ___ pressure, while 30 degrees north of the equator has a ___ pressure
    • A. 

      High/low

    • B. 

      Low/high

  • 7. 
    What is the Coriolis effect?
  • 8. 
    What is climate?
    • A. 

      He composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years.

    • B. 

      An increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect.

    • C. 

      The state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure, etc.

  • 9. 
    What are Doldrums?
    • A. 

      The Polar highs

    • B. 

      The Sub-Polar Lows

    • C. 

      The Sub-tropical highs

    • D. 

      The Equatorial Lows

  • 10. 
    Which is a name for a pressure zone?
    • A. 

      Cow dung lows

    • B. 

      Horse Latitude lows

    • C. 

      Horse latitude highs

    • D. 

      Cow dung highs

    • E. 

      Pony butt lows