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Physical Geography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Name the landform pictured below:

Question 2 2. What are the two main classifications of ecosystems?

Question 3 3. Freshwater ecosystems are NOT classified by:

Question 4 4. What is climate?

Question 5 5. The hydrologic cycle is also known as which one of the following?

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Question 6 6. The five major biomes include which of the following?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a natural reservoir for water?

Question 8 8. Why is rain not part of the atmosphere?

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

Question 10 10. What is climate?

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Question 11 11. What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

Question 12 12. Death Valley is extremely dry and hot -- the most dry area in the USA. What climatic area is it part of?

Question 13 13. Which kind of front causes persistent light rain that hangs around for a long time?

Question 14 14. Through wind erosion, deflation is the removal of:

Question 15 15. Why does a tsunami wave become very large as it reaches shore?

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Question 16 16. Which front type creates the worst storms?

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

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a major factor in determining a desert biome?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a landform?

Question 20 20. Which of the following lists is in the correct order, beginning with the largest country in the world as measured by land mass?

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Question 21 21. Which is NOT one of the four types of terrestrial ecosystems?

Question 22 22. Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 23 23. Which of the following accounts for the largest movement of water in the hydrologic cycle?

Question 24 24. What landform is surrounded by water on three sides?

Question 25 25. The Himalayas were formed by which kind of fault?

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Question 26 26. Weather is to climate as _____ is to _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following could limit the lifting of a parcel of air?

Question 28 28. How does latitude affect climate?

Question 29 29. How many climates are there in the Koppen-Geiger classification in TOTAL?

Question 30 30. The Ring of Fire refers to

Physical Geography Chapter Exam Instructions

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