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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second 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 and S latitude
b) 30 degrees N and S longitude
c) 60 degrees N and S latitude
d) 15 degrees N and S latitude
e) 55 degrees N and 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) Northeast Trades
b) Southeast Trades
c) Westerlies
d) Jet Stream
e) Easterlies

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


a) on the equator’s side of the middle latitudes
b) pole side of 60 degrees N and 60 degrees S
c) only at 45 degrees N
d) only at the equator
e) only at the poles

Question 11:


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

Question 12:


a) 10°C/5°C
b) 13°C/0°C
c) 15°C/5°C
d) 18°C/0°C
e) 21°C/5°C

Question 13:


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

Question 14:


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

Question 15:


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

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