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Concept 5 Quiz

Discuss the controls on temperature that contribute to temperature variation locally and globally.

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Question 1.
The annual temperature range will be greatest for a place located


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Question 2.
Land heats more rapidly than water.


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Question 3.
Compared to the Northern Hemisphere, the Southern Hemisphere has a greater annual temperature variation.


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Question 4.
The heating of the atmosphere is explained by the process called the


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Question 5.
Clouds reflect more solar radiation back to space than most land surfaces.


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Question 6.
The _______ can be calculated by adding the maximum and minimum temperatures and dividing by two.


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Question 7.
The greater annual range of temperature for Spokane, Washington, compared to Seattle a couple hundred miles east is best explained by


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Question 8.
Ocean water warms more slowly, stores greater quantities of heat, and cools more slowly than many other substances because

 
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Question 9.
The city of Quito, Ecuador, is colder than the city Guayaquil, Ecuador, because of the difference in altitude.


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Question 10.
A factor that causes temperature to vary from place to place and from time to time is called a/an


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