Major Climates of Regions of the United States


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

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1. Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of the north-west coastal region climate?

2. What is climate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The United States is an unusually diverse country in terms of climate. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the various climates in the United States, their locations, and specific facts about them. Some things you'll be assessed on include the number of major climate regions in the United States, accurate descriptions of each climate, and the definition of 'climate.'

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The number of major climates in the United States
  • The qualities of the northwest coastal region climate
  • The definition of 'climate'
  • The climate region that has wet, hot summers but cool winters
  • The climate where Death Valley is located

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the climates of the United States
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the types of climates found in the United States, and their defining qualities
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the specific climates in United States and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the various climates in the United States, review the accompanying lesson called Major Climates of the Regions of the United States. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • What is Climate
  • Northwest Coastal region
  • The High Plains
  • The Midwest
  • The Mid-Atlantic
  • The Southeast
  • The South
  • The Southwest