Climate Classifications & Their Global Distribution


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Which is NOT a classification in the Köppen system?

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1. What basis is used to categorize the Köppen Climate Classification system, which describes the general temperature and moisture of a region?

2. How do Group C and Group D in the Köppen Climate Classification system differ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The multiple-choice questions on this quiz/worksheet combo will test you on topics like the Köppen system and the different climate classification Groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to answer questions about the following to pass the quiz:

  • The classifications of the Köppen system
  • The foundation upon which the Köppen system is based
  • Group C vs. Group D
  • Facts about the Köppen system
  • The regions classified as Group A

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different classification Groups
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the global distribution of climate types
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the basis for the system and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you'd like more information about climates across the globe, review the corresponding lesson called Climate Classifications & Their Global Distribution. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition of climate
  • How the Köppen Climate Classification System works
  • Characteristics of Groups A-E
  • Major climate types on Earth