Elements of Weather & Climate Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements is true about climate?

Question 2 2. Which of the following statements is NOT true about weather?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is true about weather and climate?

Question 4 4. Your family has decided to vacation in Europe during the early fall. If you wanted to know the climate during that time of year, which of the following data would you NOT want to use?

Question 5 5. One reason that Thomas Jefferson is an important figure is because he:

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Question 6 6. What is the difference between weather and climate?

Question 7 7. How do Group C and Group D in the Köppen Climate Classification system differ?

Question 8 8. What basis is used to categorize the Köppen Climate Classification system, which describes the general temperature and moisture of a region?

Question 9 9. Which is NOT true about the Köppen Climate Classification system?

Question 10 10. Which is NOT a classification in the Köppen system?

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Question 11 11. All of the following factors can affect the planet's climate EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. El Nino weather patterns occur on a fairly regular basis about every two to seven years. Sometimes, two El Nino seasons occur in subsequent years. What is the most likely effect on the weather in southern states during El Nino years?

Question 13 13. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

Question 14 14. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

Question 15 15. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a feature of the geography of an area that affects the weather?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of how topography affects the weather?

Question 18 18. What is the main reason that vegetation affects the weather?

Question 19 19. What is weather?

Question 20 20. How do human cities affect the weather?

Elements of Weather & Climate Chapter Exam Instructions

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