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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 12

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Question 1:


a) orographic
b) convergent-lifting
c) frontal
d) acid
e) cumulus

Question 2:


a) The mature stage
b) The developing stage
c) The orographic stage
d) The dissipating stage
e) No cumulonimbus clouds are formed in a thunderstorm.

Question 3:


a) Convergent-lifting
b) Leeward
c) Convective
d) Frontal
e) Orographic

Question 4:


a) supercell
b) convective cell
c) air mass
d) air cell
e) low pressure cell

Question 5:


a) colder and more moist
b) colder and drier
c) warmer and more moist
d) warmer and drier
e) identical in temperature and moisture

Question 6:


a) convergent-lifting
b) orographic
c) frontal
d) condensative
e) convectional

Question 7:


a) Kelvin
b) Convergent
c) Bergeron
d) Anvil
e) Hail

Question 8:


a) Warm
b) Cold
c) Cool
d) Cumulus
e) Terminal

Question 9:


a) Equitoral Atlantic
b) Equitorial Pacific
c) Equitorial Indian
d) Equitorial Southern
e) Equitorial Arctic

Question 10:


a) advection cell
b) conduction cell
c) convection cell
d) condensation cell
e) convergent cell

Question 11:


a) Developing
b) Mature
c) Dissipating
d) Redeveloping

Question 12:


a) Radiation
b) Frontal
c) Valley
d) Advection
e) Convection

Question 13:


a) thunderstorm activity
b) precipitation events
c) cloud cover
d) fog events
e) monsoons

Question 14:


a) ocean cooling
b) mountain uplift
c) moutain downdrift
d) rain shadow effect
e) Foehn

Question 15:


a) (m) Maritime
b) ( c ) Continental
c) (T) Tropical
d) (P) Polar
e) (S) Subtropical

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False