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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 7

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) 273 degrees C
b) -273 degrees C
c) 0 degrees C
d) -32 degrees C
e) -373 degrees C

Question 2:


a) monthly temperature cycle
b) yearly temperature cycle
c) daily temperature cycle
d) weekly temperature cycle
e) monthly temperature cycle

Question 3:


a) Flux convergence
b) Flux divergence
c) Flux cohesion
d) Flux advection
e) Flux convection

Question 4:


a) wind
b) precipitation
c) solar winds
d) temperature inversions
e) humidity

Question 5:


a) Arctic
b) Antarctic
c) Australia
d) equatorial
e) Eurasia

Question 6:


a) 0.5°C/100m
b) 5°C/100m
c) 0.65°C/1000m
d) 6.5°C/1000m
e) 6.5°C/100m

Question 7:


a) continental
b) maritime
c) oceanic
d) Scotian
e) hydrologic

Question 8:


a) 0–30 per cent
b) 30–60 per cent
c) 60–90 per cent
d) 50–80 per cent
e) 80–100 per cent

Question 9:


a) that is painted green
b) built with environmental friendly materials
c) that decreases the surface albedo
d) with vegetated surface and substrate
e) where animals live

Question 10:


a) wind speed
b) temperature
c) precipitation
d) elevation
e) relative humidity

Question 11:


a) Evaporation
b) Inversion
c) Condensation
d) Displacement
e) Sublimation

Question 12:


a) Temperature inversion
b) Convection
c) The environmental lapse rate
d) The continental effect
e) Advection

Question 13:


a) gravitational energy
b) potential energy
c) relative energy
d) displaced energy
e) kinetic energy

Question 14:


a) Northern Hemisphere
b) Southern Hemisphere
c) In July, no tilt occurs.
d) water hemisphere
e) land hemisphere

Question 15:


a) increased air pollution
b) a travelling dust cloud
c) a temperature inversion
d) a solar eclipse
e) acid rain

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


Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 7

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) 273 degrees C
b) -273 degrees C
c) 0 degrees C
d) -32 degrees C
e) -373 degrees C

Question 2:


a) monthly temperature cycle
b) yearly temperature cycle
c) daily temperature cycle
d) weekly temperature cycle
e) monthly temperature cycle

Question 3:


a) Flux convergence
b) Flux divergence
c) Flux cohesion
d) Flux advection
e) Flux convection

Question 4:


a) wind
b) precipitation
c) solar winds
d) temperature inversions
e) humidity

Question 5:


a) Arctic
b) Antarctic
c) Australia
d) equatorial
e) Eurasia

Question 6:


a) 0.5°C/100m
b) 5°C/100m
c) 0.65°C/1000m
d) 6.5°C/1000m
e) 6.5°C/100m

Question 7:


a) continental
b) maritime
c) oceanic
d) Scotian
e) hydrologic

Question 8:


a) 0–30 per cent
b) 30–60 per cent
c) 60–90 per cent
d) 50–80 per cent
e) 80–100 per cent

Question 9:


a) that is painted green
b) built with environmental friendly materials
c) that decreases the surface albedo
d) with vegetated surface and substrate
e) where animals live

Question 10:


a) wind speed
b) temperature
c) precipitation
d) elevation
e) relative humidity

Question 11:


a) Evaporation
b) Inversion
c) Condensation
d) Displacement
e) Sublimation

Question 12:


a) Temperature inversion
b) Convection
c) The environmental lapse rate
d) The continental effect
e) Advection

Question 13:


a) gravitational energy
b) potential energy
c) relative energy
d) displaced energy
e) kinetic energy

Question 14:


a) Northern Hemisphere
b) Southern Hemisphere
c) In July, no tilt occurs.
d) water hemisphere
e) land hemisphere

Question 15:


a) increased air pollution
b) a travelling dust cloud
c) a temperature inversion
d) a solar eclipse
e) acid rain

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