A. Multiple Choice. Write the letter that corresponds to the correct answer on the space provided.
______1. Which of the following is determined by climate?
a. precipitation and pressure c. temperature and precipitation
b. temperature and pressure d. temperature and amount of clouds
______2. The amount of precipitation at a particular location is affected by the ___________. a. ocean currents
b. elevation of the location
c. prevailing winds and mountain ranges
d. direction from which the wind is blowing
______3. The measure of distance north or south of the equator is called __________. a. altitude c. hemisphere
b. climate d. latitude
______4. In general, as altitude increases, ____________________
a. sea level decreases c. temperature increases
b. air pressure increases d. temperature decreases
______5. Precipitation usually falls on the ____________ side of the mountain.
a. eastward c. westward
b. leeward d. windward
______6. The increase of greenhouse gases leads to _______________
a. cooler climate c. prevailing wind
b. global warming d. precipitation
______7. The warm water current that flows from west to east across the Pacific Ocean near the equator is the ___________.
a. global wind c. prevailing wind
b. ocean current d. El Niño phenomenon
Temperature and precipitations are determined by climate.
The amount of precipitation at a particular location is affected by the prevailing winds and mountain ranges.
Latitude is the measure of distance north or south of the equator.
As altitude increases, temperature decreases.
Precipitation usually falls on the windward side of the mountain.
The increase of greenhouse gases leads to global warming.
El Nino phenomenon is the warm current that flows from west to east across the Pacific Ocean near the equator.
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