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5 Matching questions

  1. cryosphere
  2. climograph
  3. insolation
  4. topography
  5. hydrosphere
  1. a the combined mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.
  2. b the measure of solar radiation or energy received on a given surface area in a given ime.
  3. c a combination of abar and line chart used to show the climate of a place over a 12 month period.
  4. d the term which collectively means the portions of the earths surface where water is in solid form including sea ice, pond ice, and lake ice
  5. e the study of earth's surface shape and features or those of plantes, moons, or asteroids.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. the change in the amount of radiation emitted by the sun and its spectral distribution over years to millennia.
  3. the most widely used climate classification systems- vegetation.the best expression of climate.
  4. the period of least solar activity in the solar cycle of the sun.
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. weatherconditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time.

          

  2. greenhouse effectthe primary greenhouse gases are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone.

          

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

          

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

          

  5. albedohow the atmospheres behaves over relatively long periods of time.