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Created: Jan 13, 2017
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7th Mid Term Exam climate zones/environmental

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Grade 10 Atmosphere
A.
All of the following are climate zones of Earth EXCEPT which one?
  1. Polar zone
  2. Rainforest zone
  3. Tropical zone
  4. Temperate zone
Grade 6 Atmosphere
B.
A tropical zone is
  1. near the equator, between 23.5 degrees north and south latitude.
  2. from about 66.5 to 90 degrees north and south latitudes.
  3. warm or hot in summer; cool or cold in winter.
Grade 6 Atmosphere
C.
Which climate zone gets the most direct sunlight?
  1. Polar Zone
  2. Temperature Zone
  3. Tropical Zone
Grade 6 Atmosphere
D.
Which climate zone gets the least direct sunlight?
  1. Polar Zone
  2. Temperate Zone
  3. Tropical Zone
Grade 6 Atmosphere
E.
Which is the opposite of a polar climate?
  1. desert climate
  2. highland climate
  3. temperate climate
  4. tropical climate
Grade 8 Atmosphere
F.
Suppose you live in the temperate climate zone. What would be one characteristic of a humid continental climate?
  1. four distinct seasons
  2. a distinct wet season and a distinct dry season
  3. direct sunlight
  4. little temperature variation throughout the year
Grade 7 Geography
Grade 7 Geography
H.
Deserts are commonly surrounded on the edges by...
  1. tropical zones
  2. highland zones
  3. permafrost
  4. semiarid zones
Grade 7 Geography
I.
Tropical wet and dry climate zones are characterized by...
  1. wet summers and dry winters
  2. wet winters and dry summers
  3. wet summers and wet winters
  4. dry summers and dry winters
Grade 7 Geography
J.
In the humid continental and humid subtropical zones, precipitation is...
  1. heaviest in summer
  2. heaviest in winter
  3. even throughout the year
  4. almost nonexistent
Grade 5 Environmental Science
K.
What is one major way humans pollute the air?
  1. by using fertilizers on crops
  2. by releasing carbon dioxide from plants
  3. by burning fossil fuels to produce energy
  4. by destroying producers in colder climates
Grade 5 Environmental Science
L.
What is the preservation and wise use of natural resources called?
  1. ecology
  2. conservation
  3. habitats
  4. biodiversity
Grade 7 Environmental Science
Grade 9 Environmental Science
N.
What is the term for the natural ability of Earth's atmosphere to trap energy from the sun?
  1. global warming
  2. greenhouse effect
  3. biological magnification
  4. ozone depletion
Grade 5 Environmental Science
O.
Conserving wetlands and reducing deforestation will help
  1. protect habitats.
  2. stop air pollution.
  3. slow overpopulation.
  4. eliminate exotic species.
Grade 4 Environmental Science
Grade 9 Environmental Science
Q.
How could the removal of trees and other vegetation negatively impact the environment?
  1. by increasing oxygen production
  2. by increasing soil formation
  3. by increasing transpiration
  4. by increasing erosion
Grade 6 Atmosphere
R.
Portland, Oregon, is located along the coast of the northwestern United States. Several famous volcanoes, including Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier, are located nearby. Portland normally has rainy, but mild winters. Yesterday, it rained 0.75 inch in Portland.

Which sentence from the passage describes climate?
  1. Portland, Oregon, is located along the coast of the northwestern United States.
  2. Several famous volcanoes, including Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier, are located nearby.
  3. Portland normally has rainy, but mild winters.
  4. Yesterday, it rained 0.75 inch in Portland.