Climate and adaptation Worksheet-2

Climate and adaptation Worksheet-2


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. Why do coastal areas experience less contrast in temperature conditions?

(A) Due to none of the above three

(B) Due to heat conditions

(C) Due to moderating effect of the sea

(D) Due to land mass


  1. The state of atmosphere over an area at any point of time is known as:

(A) cold                                             (B) weather

(C) climate                                       (D) heat


  1. The sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time is called:

(A) climate                                       (B) weather                           

(C) cold weather                              (D) hot weather


  1. An extreme amount of precipitation, sometimes with hail and thunder, which normally lasts no longer than a few minutes is called __________.

(A) Cloud burst                                (B) Cloud break

(C) Kaal baishakhi                            (D) Mango shower


  1. In which of the following region monsoon conditions are not observed?

(A) North America                           (B) South America

(C) West Africa                                (D) Australia


  1. In the sub-tropics, where are the driest hot deserts found?

(A) In the eastern coastal regions in the continents

(B) In the western coastal regions in the continents

(C) In high plateau regions

(D) In the continental interiors


  1. Which one of the following is a significant contributor to increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide?

(A) refrigerant leakage          (B) aerosol spraycan gases

(C) large rice paddies                      (D) deforestation


  1. Which of the following animal, besides snakes, can remain alive for two years without food?

(A) Camel            (B) Eel                  (C) Zebra              (D) Crocodile


  1. The combustion of coal and oil is a major source of which greenhouse gas?

(A) methane                                     (B) nitrous oxide

(C) ozone                                          (D) Oxides of carbon


  1. Reptiles, like lizards, are cold-blooded. This means:

(A) They don't hibernate.

(B) They need heat from the sun to keep them warm.

(C) They don't have shelter.

(D) Their blood stays cold even when it's hot outside.


Answer Key:

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