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GR 6 Term 3 Geography Class Test - climate and vegetation around the world

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ERASMIA PRIMARY SCHOOL (D4)
SOCIAL SCIENCE
TERM 3
GEOGRAPHY
CLASS TEST: CLIMATE AND VEGETATION
AROUND THE WORLD
EDUCATOR: J. McKay
GRADE: 6 ____
MODERATOR: R. ESSA
DURATION: 60min
NAME: __________________________________________________
TOTAL: 25
QUESTION 1
Answer the following questions:
1.1
What is weather?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
1.2
(1)
What is climate?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
1.3
(1)
Explain the term evaporation?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
1.4
(1)
What does temperate mean?
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
1.5
(1)
Name one animal that uses camouflage to survive.
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
(1)
[5]
QUESTION 2
Look at the labels A, B and C on the map.
Match the following letter on the map to the climate conditions below:
2.1
It is hot and wet there for most of the year. ___________
2.2
It is hot and dry there for most of the year.
2.3
It is mild and wet there for most of the year. ___________
___________
(3)
2.4
Complete the following sentences:
2.4.1 Wet areas usually have ________________________________because of the high
rainfall.
(1)
2.4.2 The ___________________________________ are usually very dry throughout the year.
(1)
[5]
QUESTION 3
Look at this rainfall and temperature graph for the city of Manaus.
3.1
3.2
What are the temperatures for Manaus? Circle the letter of the correct answer.
A.
0 to 20°C
B.
10 to 0°C
C.
20 to 30°C
How much rainfall does Manaus get for the year?
______________________________________________________________________
3.3
(1)
(1)
Describe the climate of Manaus.
______________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________
3.4
(2)
Does the climate of Manaus describe a hot desert, a coniferous forest or a tropical rainforest?
_____________________________________
(1)
[5]
QUESTION 4
Study the map of the world below.
4.1
4.2
Colour in the following areas on the map as specified:
A.
Tropical rainforests (green)
B.
Coniferous forests (blue)
C.
Deserts (yellow)
D.
The Antarctic (Purple)
(4)
What is the climate conditions in coniferous forests?
____________________________________________________________________
(1)
[5]
QUESTION 5
The environment affects the work that people do. People’s activities also affect the environment.
Answer the questions below.
5.1
Why are there fewer crop farms in coniferous forests areas?
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________ (1)
5.2
Name two activities that people do in those areas to earn money.
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________ (2)
5.3
Why could those activities be dangerous for the environment?
_______________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________ (2)
[5]
TOTAL: 25
TOTAL: 25 Marks
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