Climate Regions Review
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How many climate
regions are there?
A. 6
B. 8
C. 10
D. 12
E. 14
How many moderate
climate regions are
A. 4
B. 3
C. 2
D. 1
E. IDK what moderate
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Which climate region is
described as having
hot & sunny summers
and mild & rainy
A. Trop. Savannah
B. Marine West Coast
C. Mediterranean
D. Humid Subtropical
E. Subarctic
What type of vegetation
do we find in
A. Lush rainforest
B. Grasslands
C. Mostly coniferous
D. Mixed forests
E. Chaparral (short
trees & bushes)
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Where would we find
the Mediterranean
A. Italy
B. California
C. South Africa
D. Australia
E. All of the above
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Which climate earned
the nickname “Wet &
Dry” because of 3050`` of rain in summer
and <4`` of rain in
A. Mediterranean
B. Humid Subtropical
C. Tropical Rainforest
D. Humid Continental
E. Tropical Savannah
A famous example of
Tropical Savannah is
A. Houston
B. the Congo
C. Canada’s Interior
D. The Serengeti Plain
E. The Sahel
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Which latitude zone would
I need to be in to find
Tropical Savannah?
A. Low
B. Mid
C. High
D. It’s found in all of
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Which choice best describes
Which climate region is
Humid Continental’s
found only in the
Northern Hemisphere?
A. Grasslands, few trees
A. Tropical Rainforest
B. Mixed forest, but mostly
B. Humid Subtropical
C. Humid Continental
C. Mixed forest &
D. Marine West Coast
E. Tundra
D. Only coniferous
E. Lichens
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Which group best describes the location of humid
A. NY, Chicago, NE China, S. Canada
B. SE USA, SE China, Southern South America
C. S California, Southern Europe, SW Australia
D. NW USA, Northern Europe, Southern Africa
E. Eastern Europe to Central Asia, Northern
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The trees to the left are
known as _____
A. Evergreen
B. Coniferous
C. Drought-resistant
D. Lichen
E. Deciduous
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Which climate region has
the widest temperature
A. Tropical Rainforest
B. Humid Subtropical
C. Humid Continental
D. Subarctic
E. Tundra
Which season description
matches that of the
A. Summer: short & cool
(up to 70°); Winter: Bitter
(down to -40°)
B. Summer: Constant light
but no heat; Constant
C. Below freezing year
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Which is the best
description of where to
find the Subarctic
A. Polar regions
B. B/W the Circles &
C. Right below the Arctic
D. Canada & Russia
E. Antarctica
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Which climate region
can get up to 50° but
is mostly bitterly cold
with periods of
constant light & dark?
A. Ice Cap
B. Subarctic
C. Arctic
D. Tundra
E. Marine West Coast
Since Tundra is slightly
warmer than Ice Cap
and can get a little more
precipitation, which best
describes its vegetation?
A. Needled Evergreens
B. Small brush & lichens
C. Lichens only
D. Mixed forests
E. Varies with elevation
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Tundra is most prevalent
A. Northern Canada,
Russia, & Greenland
B. Russia & North Korea
C. Antarctica
D. Iceland
E. Argentina & Antarctica
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The largest number of
species of flora &
fauna is found in
A. Tropical Wet & Dry
B. Tropical Rainforest
C. Humid Subtropical
D. Marine West Coast
E. Subarctic
The Rainforest is full of
A. Coniferous trees
B. Deciduous trees
C. Evergreens
D. Lichens
E. Scrub
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Thanks to the canopy,
most rainforest plants
must be
A. Drought-resistant
B. Shade-tolerant
C. Light-tolerant
D. Really tall
E. Poisonous
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“Cool summers & damp
winters” best describes
A. Subarctic
B. Humid Continental
C. Humid Subtropical
D. Marine West Coast
E. Mediterranean
Which of the following
movies was filmed in
Marine West Coast?
A. Friday Night Lights
B. New Year’s Eve
C. Twilight
D. Prince of Persia
E. Hidalgo
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The UK has Marine West Coast climate thanks to
A. the Labrador Current
B. Polar Fronts
C. the Gulf Stream
D. he North Atlantic Drift
E. its latitude
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Which climate regions are
described as having hot
days but cool nights?
A. Trop. Savannah &
B. Desert & Steppe
C. Humid Cont & Humid
D. Desert & Trop. Savannah
E. Mediterranean & Trop.
The main difference
between desert &
steppe is that
A. Desert gets slightly
more rain
B. Desert has hotter
C. Steppe gets slightly
more rain
D. Steppe has hotter
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True or False:
Deserts & Steppes are
found only in the low
True or False:
Arid & Semiarid describe
amount of precipitation
Vegetation found in
Desert & Steppe must
A. Shade-tolerant
B. Light-tolerant
C. Drought-resistant
D. Evergreen
E. Deciduous
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Which climate region is
technically a polar
A. Tundra
B. Ice Cap
C. Subarctic
D. Arctic
E. Subtundra
What is the only
vegetation that grows
in the Ice Cap region?
A. Scrub
B. Cacti
C. Coniferous
D. Lichens
E. Chaparral
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The areas where Ice Cap
is most prevalent are
A. Antarctica & Argentina
B. Iceland & Greenland
C. Canada & Greenland
D. Greenland &
E. Iceland & Antarctica
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Which climate region
does not belong to a
latitude zone?
A. Humid Subtropical
B. Humid Continental
C. Subarctic
D. Ice Cap
E. Highlands
What is the term for the
point where trees &
shrubs will no longer
grow on a mountain?
A. Leeward Line
B. Fall Line
C. Timberline
D. Waterline
E. This point doesn’t
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Temperature drops ___
for every 1,000 feet
one goes up in
A. 10°
B. 7°
C. 5.5°
D. 3.5°
E. 2°
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Which climate should you
know the most about?
A. Tropical Rainforest
B. Ice Cap
C. Highlands
D. Humid Subtropical
E. Humid Continental
When is the rainy
season for Humid
A. Summer
B. Winter
C. Year Round
D. Barely gets rain
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What is the appropriate
description of Humid
Subtropical’s vegetation?
A. Grasslands with mixed
B. Mixed forests but mostly
C. Deciduous forests
D. Grasslands with
scattered trees
E. Coniferous forests
Besides Houston, Humid
Subtropical is also
found in
A. SW United States
B. SE China
C. SW China
D. Western Europe
E. Northwest Australia
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