Climate: Classifications, Distribution & Causes


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Which of the following is NOT a major factor in climate?

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1. How does latitude affect climate?

2. Which of the following is a climate that tends to be found inland, away from large bodies of water?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will go over important information about the Earth's climate. The quiz questions will help you with the key points to look for during the lesson. Some points found in the quiz include the different types of climate across the Earth and the effects of climate

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • Major factors in climate
  • How latitude affects climate
  • Identify climates based on geography
  • The Koppen-Geiger classification
  • The definition of climate

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the Earth's climate, its causes and effects
  • Making connections - make sure you can understand connections between different geographical properties across the earth and their effects on their respective climates
  • Knowledge application - Apply your knowledge of the Earth's climate to answer questions about what causes specific climates and why

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Earth's climate, review the corresponding lesson called Climate: Classifications, Distribution & Causes. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Koppen-Geiger classification
  • Distribution of climate
  • The causes of different climates
  • Latitude
  • Elevation
  • Bodies of water