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5 Matching questions

  1. climograph
  2. solar maxium
  3. topography
  4. hydrosphere
  5. sunspots
  1. a the combined mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.
  2. b the period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun
  3. c the study of earth's surface shape and features or those of plantes, moons, or asteroids.
  4. d A 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. e a spot or patch appearing dark by its surroundings, caused by the intens magnetic activity.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. how the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.
  2. the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation. the diffuse reflectivity or reflecting power of a surface.
  3. (volcanic ash) volcanic ash consists of small pieces of tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions
  4. the most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.
  5. a combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.

5 True/False questions

  1. natural climate variabilitythe most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.


  2. greenhouse gasesa 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. minium temperaturethe highest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.


  4. plate tectonicsmade up in the lithosphere. this affects climate as an example of the continental drift.


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


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