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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 11

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Question 1:


a) the latent heat of vaporization
b) the latent heat of fusion
c) melting
d) transpiration
e) potential vaporization

Question 2:


a) precipitation
b) evapotranspiration
c) runoff
d) hydrogen transfer
e) rain and snow

Question 3:


a) melting point
b) dew point
c) boiling point
d) water balance point
e) deposition point

Question 4:


a) cumulus
b) cumulonimbus
c) cirrus
d) stratus
e) altostratus

Question 5:


a) water surpluses
b) water deficits
c) lowest precipitation totals
d) no evaporation
e) highest precipitation totals

Question 6:


a) the Equator
b) the Prime Meridian
c) subtropical latitudes
d) lower latitudes
e) the highest latitudes

Question 7:


a) melt
b) vapourize
c) freeze
d) sublimate
e) evaporate

Question 8:


a) relative humidity
b) stability
c) dry bulb temperature
d) dew point
e) water content

Question 9:


a) 0.44°C/100m
b) 0.5°C /100m
c) 0.65°C /100m
d) 1°C /100m
e) 1.5°C /100m

Question 10:


a) evaporation
b) transpiration
c) precipitation
d) surface runoff
e) change in storage

Question 11:


a) Thermal power
b) Manufacturing
c) Municipal
d) Agricultural
e) Mining

Question 12:


a) 3 km–6 km
b) 6 km–9 km
c) 9 km–12 km
d) 12 km–15 km
e) 15 km–18 km

Question 13:


a) Rain
b) Hail
c) Sleet
d) Snow
e) Glaze
f) These are all forms of precipitation.

Question 14:


a) Runoff
b) Precipitation
c) Evaporation
d) Storage
e) Ground water

Question 15:


a) subtropical
b) low
c) mid
d) high
e) tropical

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False