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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 6

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) shortwave
b) longwave
c) infrared
d) counter
e) gamma

Question 2:

a) shortwave radiation
b) longwave radiation
c) infrared radiation
d) counter radiation
e) nothing because a black body does not emit radiation

Question 3:

a) temperature
b) radiation
c) wavelength
d) albedo
e) reflection

Question 4:

a) gas molecules
b) smoke
c) fumes
d) haze
e) wind

Question 5:

a) white
b) black
c) opaque
d) translucent
e) heat

Question 6:

a) Radiant heat
b) Latent heat
c) Sensible heat
d) Ground heat
e) Turbulent heat

Question 7:

a) carbon dioxide
b) water vapour
c) ozone
d) air pollution
e) nitrogen

Question 8:

a) Incoming solar radiation
b) Reflected solar radiation
c) Incoming alpha radiation
d) Incoming longwave radiation
e) Reflected longwave radiation

Question 9:

a) respiration
b) evaporation
c) photosynthesis
d) condensation
e) sublimation

Question 10:

a) Equator
b) tropics
c) Arctic
d) Antarctic
e) Australia

Question 11:

a) 10 per cent
b) 30 per cent
c) 90 per cent
d) 75 per cent
e) 100 per cent

Question 12:

a) insolation
b) solar constant
c) diffuse radiation
d) net radiation
e) albedo

Question 13:

a) conduction
b) conversion
c) convection
d) condensation
e) contraction

Question 14:

a) longwave radiation
b) shortwave radiation
c) diffuse radiation
d) net radiation
e) transverse radiation

Question 15:

a) True
b) False

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