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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 14

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) 119 km/h
b) 50 km/h
c) 47 km/h
d) 34 km/h
e) 100 km/h

Question 2:


a) willy-willies
b) monsoons
c) cyclones
d) hurricanes
e) typhoons

Question 3:


a) 20 and 30
b) 5 and 55
c) 5 and 25
d) 30 and 50
e) 50 and 75

Question 4:


a) the polar jet stream
b) easterly waves
c) occluded fronts
d) typhoons
e) stationary fronts

Question 5:


a) warm, rising
b) warm, descending
c) cool, rising
d) cool, descending
e) warm, stationary

Question 6:


a) weather advisory
b) weather watch
c) weather warning
d) weather hazard

Question 7:


a) tornado
b) hurricane
c) thunderstorm
d) wind storm
e) dust storm

Question 8:


a) 5 cm
b) 15 cm
c) 25 cm
d) 35 cm
e) 45 cm

Question 9:


a) wind speeds of 40 km/h
b) chill factors up to -25°C
c) decreased visibility less than 1 km
d) snow accumulation 15 cm

Question 10:


a) 35°C
b) 34°C
c) 33°C
d) 32°C
e) 31°C

Question 11:


a) stratus
b) cirrus
c) cumulus
d) nimbus
e) numulonimbus

Question 12:


a) Single-cell
b) Double-cell
c) Multi-cell
d) Super-cell

Question 13:


a) 0.1 cm
b) 0.5 cm
c) 1 cm
d) 5 cm
e) there is no classification for hail

Question 14:


a) eye
b) eye wall
c) outward spiraling winds
d) outward spiraling clouds

Question 15:


a) Saffir
b) Simpson
c) Fujuita
d) Saffir-Simpson
e) Florence

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