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Weather and Climate: Chapter 16

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Question 1:


a) Distribution of land and water
b) Pressure systems
c) Albedo
d) Prevailing winds

Question 2:


a) Savanna
b) Tundra
c) Grassland
d) Desert

Question 3:


a) Empiric
b) Plant hardiness
c) Genetic
d) Köppen

Question 4:


a) Extent of permafrost
b) Tundra growth
c) Extent of glaciers
d) Tree growth

Question 5:


a) Savanna
b) Tropical rainforest
c) Broadleaf evergreen forests
d) Temperate rainforest

Question 6:


a) Subtropical desert
b) Wet equatorial
c) Tropical monsoon
d) Moist continental

Question 7:


a) Moist subtropical
b) Mediterranean
c) Moist continental
d) Subtropical steppe

Question 8:


a) Taiga
b) Temperate deciduous forest
c) Needleleaf
d) Boreal forest

Question 9:


a) Subarctic
b) Polar tundra
c) Mid-latitude desert
d) Marine west coast

Question 10:


a) Mid-latitude desert
b) Subarctic
c) Subtropical steppe
d) Polar ice cap

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False