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QUIZ # 3


1. The coldest climates on Earth are located at or near the
poles primarily because Earth’s polar region

A. Receives mostly low-angle insolation.

B. Receive less total yearly hours of daylight.
C. Absorb the greatest amount of insolation.
D. Are usually farthest from the sun
2. How does the windward side differ from the leeward
side of a high land?

A. The windward receives more precipitation than the

B. The leeward side has more vegetation than the
windward side.
C. The windward side receives more heat than the
leeward side.
D. The leeward side receives more precipitation than the
windward side.
3. Which statement correctly describes the differences in
the climates of location A and B

A. Location A is warmer and drier than location B

B. Location A is cooler and wetter than location B
C. Location B is warmer and wetter than location A
D. Location B is warmer and drier than location A
4. City A is surrounded by bodies of water and has a
moderate climate. It is located near the equator. What will
most likely affect the climate of the city?

A. Latitude C. Topography
B. Altitude D. All of these
5. What happens to the temperature of air when altitude

A. Remains the same

B. Decreases
C. Increases
D. Varies
6. Why do mountain climbers bring thick jackets when
they go up the mountain?

A. The temperature increases as the altitude increases.

B. The temperature decreases as the altitude increases.
C. The altitude increases as the temperature increases.
D. The altitude decreases as the temperature increases.
7. It refers to the atmospheric condition of a place over a
long period of time.

A. Climate C. Weather
B. Monsoon D. Topography
8. Why does cloud formation disappear as the air moves
slowly towards the leeward side of a mountain?

A. The air condenses as it moves to the leeward side.

B. The amount of water vapor is not enough.
C. The temperature becomes lower.
D. There is too much water vapor.
9. All of the following shows the effect of climate change

A. Rising of sea level

B. Deforestation of the forest
C. Coastal erosion in some places
D. Siltation of bodies of water
10. Which side of the mountain often receives the most

A. Leeward side C. Rain shadow

B. Windward side D. Peak
11. During summer, many people visit Baguio because of
the cold weather. What do you think makes Baguio cold?

A. The latitude c. The altitude

B. The topography d. The distance from the ocean
12. How to reduce the effect of climate change?

A. Livestock raising C. Organic farming

B. Burning fossil fuel D. Car manufacturing
13. Why do places at the same latitude but different
altitudes have different climate?

A. Amount of heat received varies.

B. Amount of precipitation differs.
C. Higher altitudes have lower temperature.
D. Higher altitudes have higher temperature.
14. Imaginary line that are extends from west to east or
east to west?

A. Latitude
B. Longitude
C. Prime meridian
D. equator
15. All of the following ocean current has a warm water

A. Northern equatorial current

B. Southern equatorial current
C. Kamchatka current
D. Kuroshio current
16. Imaginary line that are extends from north pole to south
pole or south pole to north pole?

A. Latitude
B. Longitude
C. Prime meridian
D. equator
17-20: Give atleast four (4) factors that affect the climate

21-23: Man-made cause of climate change.

24-25: Natural cause of climate change.