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5 Matching questions

  1. natural climate variability
  2. climograph
  3. albedo
  4. climate
  5. solar maxium
  1. a the period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun
  2. b a combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.
  3. c the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation. the diffuse reflectivity or reflecting power of a surface.
  4. d the significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time. (climate changes)
  5. e how the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the measure of solar radiation or energy received on a given surface area in a given ime.
  2. a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. this process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect
  3. the lowest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.
  4. made up in the lithosphere. this affects climate as an example of the continental drift.
  5. the highest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.

5 True/False questions

  1. hydrospherethe combined mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.

          

  2. cryospherethe term which collectively means the portions of the earths surface where water is in solid form including sea ice, pond ice, and lake ice

          

  3. topographya combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.

          

  4. climographA graph that depicts the annual cycle of temperature and rainfall for a geographical locations. On the graph, one vertical access shows temperature, the second vertical access shows rainfall, and the horizontal access shows time.

          

  5. volcanic particulates(volcanic ash) volcanic ash consists of small pieces of tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions

          

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