Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition - Unit 17

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Question 1:


a) temperature and precipitation
b) rainfall only
c) temperature and pressure
d) isobars
e) wind speeds and direction

Question 2:


a) tropical monsoon
b) monsoon rainforest
c) savanna
d) steppe
e) tropical rainforest

Question 3:


a) 30 degrees N & S latitude
b) 30 degrees N & S longitude
c) 60 degrees N & S latitude
d) 15 degrees N & S latitude
e) 55 degrees N & S latitude

Question 4:


a) deforestation
b) hybridization
c) overpopulation
d) mechanized agriculture
e) desertification

Question 5:


a) Af
b) BS
c) BW
d) Am
e) AS

Question 6:


a) on the windward side of a mountain
b) on the coast
c) on the leeward side of a mountain
d) in forests
e) on mountain tops

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) Northeast Trades
b) Southeast Trades
c) Westerlies
d) Jet Stream
e) Easterlies

Question 13:


a) Northeast Trades
b) Southeast Trades
c) Westerlies
d) Jet Stream
e) Easterlies

Question 14:


a) Cw
b) Cfa
c) Aq
d) Cs
e) Bra

Question 15:


a) upper-mid-latitudes
b) polar regions
c) the Equator
d) the subtropical highs
e) the desert latitudes

Question 16:


a) in the middle latitudes
b) pole side of 60 degrees north and 60 degrees south
c) only at 45 degrees north
d) only at the equator
e) only at the poles

Question 17:


a) water shortage
b) drought
c) hydrolysis
d) dry climate
e) arid region

Question 18:


a) north-south belts
b) small randomly spaced patches
c) east-west belts
d) large circles
e) large patterned patches

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) harsh summers and mild winters
b) harsh winters and mild summers
c) drought
d) only maritime climate regions
e) lack of precipitation

Question 26:


a) a humid microthermal climate
b) dry year-round
c) home to vast population centres
d) a generally warm climate
e) associated with rainforest vegetation

Question 27:


a) oxygen and nitrogen
b) selenium
c) selenium and nitrogen
d) sulfur and oxygen
e) sulfur and nitrogen

Question 28:


a) mosses and lichens
b) dense forest
c) thick prairie grasses
d) palm trees
e) there is no vegetation supported

Question 29:


a) tropical
b) subtropical
c) mesothermal
d) microthermal
e) polar

Question 30:


a) True
b) False

Question 31:


a) True
b) False

Question 32:


a) True
b) False

Question 33:


a) True
b) False

Question 34:


a) True
b) False

Question 35:


a) True
b) False

Question 36:


a) True
b) False