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Geography & the Environment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following was MOST directly influenced by the National Environmental Policy Act?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT an atmospheric effect on the climate?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of the north-west coastal region climate?

Question 4 4. Where are alligators AND crocodiles found in the US?

Question 5 5. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following climate areas has hot and wet, almost tropical summers, but relatively cool winters?

Question 7 7. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 8 8. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

Question 9 9. How many major climatic regions does the United States have (according to this lesson)?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT a climate found in the United States?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is not part of North America?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a feature of the geography of an area that affects the weather?

Question 13 13. Why was environmentalism established?

Question 14 14. Death Valley is extremely dry and hot -- the most dry area in the USA. What climatic area is it part of?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT relevant to environmental legislation?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT true of natural resources?

Question 17 17. What is climate?

Question 18 18. What is weather?

Question 19 19. Why are many plants and animals only found in wildlife reserves and/or national parks?

Question 20 20. Why are the 1960s said to have been the start of environmental law in the United States?

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Question 21 21. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 22 22. Tropical zones are areas

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an example of how topography affects the weather?

Question 24 24. When referring to North America the Corn Belt is located in

Question 25 25. Moving from East to West, which of these descriptions of the general plant-life is accurate?

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Question 26 26. How do human cities affect the weather?

Question 27 27. What is the main reason that vegetation affects the weather?

Question 28 28. The total surroundings and conditions in which a person lives is often referred to as their

Question 29 29. Which of the following animals is found across almost the whole of the US?

Question 30 30. What is the purpose of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)?

Geography & the Environment Chapter Exam Instructions

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