Climate and adaptation Worksheet-8

Climate and adaptation Worksheet-8

 

True/False:

  1. Because of elevation's effect on climate, it is often several degrees cooler at the top of Bent Mount than down in the lowest portion of Roanoke Valley.
  2. Temperature, precipitation, wind and humidity are factors of weather.
  3. In highland climate, temperature, precipitation and vegetation are determined by elevation.
  4. Climate is the average weather patterns over a long period of time.
  5. A major problem with fresh water is that it is not distributed evenly around the world.
  6. In some parts of the world, a hurricane is called a cyclone or typhoon.
  7. Weather refers to the atmospheric conditions, such as precipitation and temperature.
  8. Taiga is a forest of mainly evergreen trees that covers half of Russia.
  9. Alligator Snapping turtles are found in most lakes and streams.
  10. The four ways by which climate affects on how people live are what people eat, how buildings are constructed, type of clothing and recreational activities.
  11. Precipitation is the amount of water vapor in the air. Monsoons are heavy rains in Southeast Asia.
  12. Pit vipers have a bite that is deadly to humans.
  13. Turtles can easily travel from place to place because they carry their homes on their back.
  14. Mediterranean climate has a lot of fog, mist, warm summers and cool winters.
  15. Some large fish and mammals in cold climates keep their bodies warm by excessive muscular activity and thick, waterproof fur.

 

Answer Key:

  1. True
  2. True
  3. True
  4. True
  5. True
  6. False
  7. True
  8. True
  9. True
  10. True
  11. False
  12. True
  13. True
  14. False
  15. True