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Weather & Climate Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 2 2. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 3 3. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

Question 4 4. One reason that Thomas Jefferson is an important figure is because he:

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is NOT true about weather?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is true about climate?

Question 7 7. When warm air gets pushed up a mountain or hill, what kind of rainfall do you get?

Question 8 8. How many different types of rain are there?

Question 9 9. In this diagram, which month had the highest amount of convectional rainfall?

Question 10 10. Which one of these is NOT touched by the Gulf Stream?

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Question 11 11. Which one of these acts as a wall to precipitation?

Question 12 12. What happens when low pressure and favorable winds unite?

Question 13 13. Which of the following occurs in clouds to cause rainfall?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a reason rainfall occurs?

Question 15 15. On Oahu, Hawaii, the large Koolau Mountain Range divides the island in half. Driving from the leeward coast you enter the windward side. What type of weather would you expect to experience on the windward coast?

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Question 16 16. Why do microclimates exist?

Question 17 17. Bodies of water are known to create microclimates because:

Question 18 18. Sun exposure can create microclimates because:

Question 19 19. Runoff occurs when:

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT true about the water cycle?

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Question 21 21. Which statement is NOT true about evaporation?

Question 22 22. One side of a mountain range contains a rain shadow. What is often found on the other side?

Question 23 23. On the leeward side of a mountain, you might find _____.

Question 24 24. What landform causes the rain shadow effect?

Question 25 25. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. When warm air rises on hot summer days as the sun warms the ground, what kind of rainfall will you most likely get?

Question 28 28. What is the name of the rain storms in South Asia that cause a wet season and a dry season?

Question 29 29. Why does a cold front bring rainy weather?

Question 30 30. Finding snow on a local hill when it was raining in the valley is an example of a microclimate due to:

Weather & Climate Chapter Exam Instructions

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