7th Sci-Weather Versus Climate Question Preview (ID: 14217)

Answer These Questions About Climate And The Factors Impacting The Climate.[print questions]

The two main factors that determine the climate of a region are
a) temperature and precipitation
b) pressure and temperature
c) altitude and pressure
d) altitude and temperature

Day to day measures of temperature and precipitation is referred to as
a) weather
b) climate
c) maritime
d) continental

As latitude get closer to the equator, what happens to temperature?
a) It increases.
b) It decreases.
c) It stays the same.
d) There is no relationship between latitude and temperature.

As altitude increases in the troposphere, what happens to temperature?
a) It decreases.
b) It increases.
c) It stays the same.
d) There is no relationship between temperature and altitude.

When a location is located in the path of winds coming from large bodies of water, what impact does that have on the temperature (use as the windward side of Lake Michigan)?
a) It moderates the temperature (less extremes)
b) Large bodies of water don't impact temperature.
c) It's always colder.
d) It's always significantly hotter than other locations.

Which of the following is not a factor that affects precipitation?
a) Altitude
b) Prevailing Winds
c) Mountain Ranges
d) Season Winds

What is the name of the heavy rains that occur as a result of season winds in some parts of the world?
a) monsoon
b) altitude
c) windward
d) leeward

On a mountain, which area would get the most precipitation?
a) windward side
b) leeward side
c) peak
d) just past the leeward side

Which of the following is not a factor that affects temperature?
a) Seasonal Winds
b) Altitude
c) Distance from large bodies of water
d) ocean currents

Paris, France and Montreal, Canada are at the same latitude, but Paris has higher average temperatures. Which reason is the most likely to explain this?
a) The Gulf Stream Ocean current carries warm water to Europe creating warmer air.
b) The altitude of Paris is higher.
c) There are many small lakes in Paris compared to Montreal.
d) Cold water from the California current brings cooler air to Europe.

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