Major Climates of the Caribbean, Central & South America


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The climate of the Caribbean is _______.

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1. Central America is _______.

2. Central America's wet season takes place _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the regional weather and seasons of the Caribbean, Central and South America. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include tropical climates, wet season, isthmus and windward side.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The climate of the Caribbean
  • The definition of isthmus
  • The wet season of Central America and Brazil
  • The Andes Mountains

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as isthmus and windward side
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related climate lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about seasonal patterns in Central and South America
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding regional weather in the Caribbean, Central and South America

Additional Learning

To learn more about culture, review the accompanying lesson entitled Major Climates of the Caribbean, Central & South America. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define climate and find examples of climate
  • Differentiate between types of climates
  • Understand a dry climate and identify examples
  • Understand how climates are classified