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Natural Factors That Determine a Region's Climate

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What is capable of impacting climate by holding heat in the atmosphere?

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1. Where is a rain shadow effect most likely to occur?

2. The movement of continents over the earth's surface influences climate by which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and associated worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of the factors that affect weather and climate. Topics that you will need to know to pass the quiz include how factors including wind, moisture and heat play a part in climate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this quiz is to test your understanding of:

  • The difference between weather and climate
  • Factors that affect climate
  • How the greenhouse effect plays a role in climate
  • The definition of the rain shadow effect
  • How continent shifting affects climate

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test knowledge of the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between weather and climate
  • Making connections - understand how the atmosphere is influenced by heat from the sun and the Earth's rotation
  • Information recall - access your knowledge of the greenhouse effect and rain shadow effect
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how continental shifts can affect climate

Additional Learning

To find out more about climate, review the accompanying lesson on Natural Factors' Impact on Regional Climates. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Differentiate between weather and climate
  • Identify the factors that contribute to climate
  • Know the factors that cause the greenhouse effect
  • Understand how continent movement can affect climate
  • Define the orographic effect and the factors that produce a rain shadow
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