Physical Geography-grade 9 Academic

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Physical Geography-grade 9 Academic - Quiz

The difference in weather and climate, factors that affrct our climate, etc.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the definition of WEATHER

    • A.

      A year's readings of a specif place

    • B.

      Day to day readings of a specif place

    • C.

      Is the same as climate

    Correct Answer
    B. Day to day readings of a specif place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "day to day readings of a specific place." Weather refers to the day-to-day atmospheric conditions, such as temperature, precipitation, wind, and humidity, that occur in a specific location. It can vary from day to day and is different from climate, which refers to the long-term average weather patterns in a region.

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  • 2. 

    What are the 7 factors that affect climate and weather?  (7 words) 

    Correct Answer
    latitude, ocean currents, winds and air masses, elevation, relief, nearness to water, latitude, ocean currents, winds and air masses, elevation, relief, and nearness to water
    Explanation
    the acronym to remember this is LOWER N

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  • 3. 

    Canada has met it's goals in the Kyoto Protocol

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    we have a new protocol now called COPENHAGEN. we did not meet our goals

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  • 4. 

    write a small paragraph about the difference of maritime and continental climate (what they are, and examples, etc).

  • 5. 

    what are the 3 types of precipation?

    Correct Answer
    cyclonic, convectional, relief
    Explanation
    The three types of precipitation are cyclonic, convectional, and relief. Cyclonic precipitation occurs when warm air rises and cools, forming clouds and eventually rain. Convectional precipitation happens when the sun heats the ground, causing the air above it to rise and form clouds that produce rain. Relief precipitation occurs when moist air is forced to rise over mountains, leading to the formation of clouds and precipitation on the windward side of the mountains.

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  • 6. 

    whats the difference between weather and climate? 

    • A.

      Weather is long term, climate is short term

    • B.

      Climate is long term, weather is short term

    • C.

      There is no difference

    Correct Answer
    B. Climate is long term, weather is short term
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that climate is long term, while weather is short term. Weather refers to the conditions of the atmosphere at a particular time and place, such as temperature, precipitation, and wind. It can change from day to day or even within hours. Climate, on the other hand, refers to the average weather conditions in a specific region over a long period of time, usually 30 years or more. It takes into account factors like temperature, rainfall patterns, and seasonal variations.

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  • 7. 

    We are trying to make our earth warmer so we can have longer summers. (trying to contribute to global warming)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person is intentionally trying to contribute to global warming in order to have longer summers. However, this goes against the global efforts to mitigate climate change and its negative impacts. Therefore, the correct answer is False, as intentionally trying to make the Earth warmer for personal preferences is not a responsible or ethical approach.

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