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5 Matching Questions

  1. topography
  2. greenhouse effect
  3. weather
  4. hydrosphere
  5. maximum temperature
  1. a the combined mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.
  2. b the highest temperature recorded during a specified period of time.
  3. c the study of earth's surface shape and features or those of plantes, moons, or asteroids.
  4. d conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time.
  5. e the primary greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (volcanic ash) volcanic ash consists of small pieces of tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions
  2. 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.
  3. a spot or patch appearing dark by its surroundings, caused by the intens magnetic activity.
  4. made up in the lithosphere. this affects climate as an example of the continental drift.
  5. the period of greatest solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun

5 True/False Questions

  1. natural climate variabilitythe significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time. (climate changes)


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


  3. albedothe ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation. the diffuse reflectivity or reflecting power of a surface.


  4. insolationthe measure of solar radiation or energy received on a given surface area in a given ime.


  5. koppen climate classificationthe most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.


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