Ocean Currents and Geographical Features Impact on Climate
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Warm ocean currents generally come from
    answer choices
    the North Pole.
    the South Pole.
    the Equator.
    both the North and South pole.
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Cold ocean currents generally come from
    answer choices
    the North Pole .
    the South Pole.
    the Equator.
    both the North and South pole.
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. The Gulf stream carries _____________ water from the east coast of The United States to the West coast of Europe.
    answer choices
    Cold
    Warm 
    Freezing
    Fresh
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The California Current (west coast) carries _________ water from Canada.
    answer choices
    Cold 
    Warm
    Freezing
    Fresh
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How do warm-water currents affect the coastal areas along which they flow?

    answer choices

    Cool the coast

    Warm the coast

    Cause snow to fall

    Cause higher tides

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why would places near the north with the same latitude have very different climates?

    answer choices

    One place is near a warm ocean current.

    It is not possible.

    They get more sunlight than the other location.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A surface current effects the ________________ of nearby land.

    answer choices

    climate

    daily temperature

    winds

    water

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q. As you go to the top of a mountain, what happens to temperature?
    answer choices
    Nothing
    It increases
    It decreases
    It goes up and down
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. Large bodies of water affect climate of the land next to them because
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    water heats up and cools more slowly than land
    water heats up and cools faster than land
    water and land cool at the same time
    water and land heat at the same rate
  • Question 10
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    Q.

    The _______ of a mountain range is the side that receives a lot of precipitation and can have lots of vegetation (plants).

    answer choices

    dry side

    leeward

    windward

    cloudy side

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The _______ of a mountain range is the side that receives very little to no precipitation and must have drought resistant vegetation (plants).

    answer choices

    dry side

    leeward

    windward

    cloudy side

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What do ocean currents carry that MOST affects climates?

    answer choices

    rain

    heat

    ships

    fish

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What causes clouds to form and precipitate before they go over a mountain?

    answer choices

    Warm air is rising and condensing as it cools.

    Mountains are too tall for clouds to go over.

    Cold water is rising and expanding.

    Warm water is sinking and condensing.

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Where are clouds most likely to begin forming?

    answer choices

    at the ground

    closer to the mountain top

    on the right side of the mountain

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    Choose the answer that correctly completes the blanks in order to describe lake effect snow:


    _________ wind blows across __________water; moisture condenses into clouds, and is then released in large amounts of snow as the clouds move over _________ land.

    answer choices

    Warm, Colder, Warmer

    Cold, Warmer, Colder

  • Question 16
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    Q.

    Cities located near large lakes are likely to get

    answer choices

    a lot of snow during every month of the year.

    less snow than cities that are further away.

    more snow than cities that are further away.

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