Climate and adaptation Worksheet-1

Climate and adaptation Worksheet-1


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. A change of season is caused by the:

(A) Earth's rotation                         (B) Earth's revolution

(C) Earth's tilt                                   (D) Earth’s tilt and Earth’s rotation


  1. Deciduous trees:

(A) shed their leaves in the fall     

(B) bear delicious fruit

(C) are trees that have cones and needles


  1. When it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, then there is ______ in the Southern Hemisphere.

(A) winter            (B) summer         (C) fall                  (D) spring


  1. The type of vegetation found on the polar ice cap region is:

(A) no trees, small shrubs and moss

(B) evergreen forest

(C) Tall trees with broad leaves

(D) None of these


  1. Tropical wet climate type can be described as:

(A) hot summers with cool winters

(B) hot and wet all the year

(C) hot all year with a wet and a dry season

(D) varying greatly depending on elevation


  1. Arid and Semiarid climate types both are :

(A) Classified as dry

(B) Found only in North America and Africa.

(C) High latitude climate types


  1. Which of the following climate type is hot all the year and has a wet season (summer) and a dry season (winter)?

(A) Humid subtropical                    (B) Mediterranean

(C) Tropical wet and dry                 (D) Tropical wet


  1. These climate types can be found in low latitude areas:

(A) Highland and Humid subtropical

(B) Arid and Mediterranean

(C) Tropical wet and Tropical wet & dry


  1. Rotation of the earth causes:

(A) night and day                            (B) changing seasons

(C) The Greenhouse Effect              (D) climate changes


  1. Which of the following climatic controls is the most important?

(A) Continentality                            (B) Pressure and wind system

(C) Altitude                                        (D) Latitude


Answer Key:

  1. (D)
  2. (A)
  3. (B)
  4. (D)
  5. (B)
  6. (A)
  7. (C)
  8. (C)
  9. (A)
  10. (D)