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The sun's rays are least direct near the equator.
False - near the poles
False - at high altitudes
False - far from the ocean
Climates are classified according to two major factors:
elevation and precipitation
latitude and temperature
elevation and latitude
precipitation and temperature
Which of the following has caused repeating 100,000-year cycles of ice ages in the past?
an increase in sun spots
several major volcanic eruptions
changes in Earth's orbit and the tilt of its axis
The closer you live to the ocean, the more likely your climate will be a...
The closer you live from an ocean, the more likely your climate will be a...
Clues to ancient climates were like come from...
fossil tree rings
all of the above
In addition to temperature and precipitation, Köppen’s climate system classified climates by a region’s seasonal winds.
False - vegetation
False - microclimates
False - air masses
Streams of water called ocean ____________ move warm or cold water, warming the nearby land.
Climate changes may be linked to changes in the number of _______________ on the surface of the sun.
Global warming is known as the gradual increase in _________________ of the atmosphere.
The land of the _______________ side of a mountain range is in a rain shadow.
The most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere is ___________________.
Which zones are polar zones?
Zones A and B
Zones A and E
Zones E and D
Zones A, E, and C
Which zones are temperate zones?
Zones B and C
Zones B, C, and D
Zones, D and C
Zones D and B
Which zone is the tropical zone?
Possible human solutions for limiting global warming and climate change are...
being more energy-efficient
using renewable sources of energy
removing carbon from fossil fuel emissions
all of the above