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  • World geography 3200/3202 Unit 2 review

    1. Does this statement use the terms revolve & rotate correctly? "Saturn revolves on its axis

    while several moons rotate around it."__________________________

    2. Does this statement use the term revolve & rotate correctly? "Uranus is a unique planet

    because it rotates on an axis that is 90o to its plane of revolution around the sun._____________

    3. How long does it take the earth to make one rotation on its axis?_______________________

    4. How long does it take for the earth to make one revolution around the sun?_______________

    5. At what time of day are we rotating away from the sun to the east.______________________

    6. At what time of day are we rotating towards the sun from the west._____________________

    7. Does cloud cover increase or decrease the range of temperature from day to night?_________

    8. There are two reasons why the days are longer in summer and shorter in the winter. What are

    they?______________________

    9. What causes day & night?________________________

    10.The time of year when there is equal day and night all over the earth.____________________

    11 The time of year when the northern hemisphere experiences its longest day of the year._____

    12. The time of year when the northern hemisphere experiences its shortest day of the year.____

    13. The earth sun relationship that occurs on Sept. 21._______________________________

    14. The earth sun relationship that occurs on Dec. 21._______________________________

    15. The earth sun relationship that occurs March 21._________________________________

    16. The earth sun relationship that occurs on June 21._______________________________

    17. What is the latitude of the tropic of cancer?_______________________________

    18. What is the latitude of the tropic of Capricorn?____________________________

    19. Two reasons for warmer temperatures in summer._________________________

    20. Two reasons why seasons occur.__________________________________

    21. What season is it in Canada when it is spring in South Africa?_______________________

    22. What season is it in Argentina when it is winter in Norway?_________________________

    23. What season is it in Greenland when it is Fall in India?____________________________

    24. What season is it in Mexico when it is summer in south Australia?___________________

    25. As Latitude increases what happens to temperature?_____________________________

    26. The Poles of the earth are colder than the equatorial regions because of the earth's

    _________________ Shape.

    27. What causes wind to blow?____________________________

    28. What causes winds to be deflected from a straight path?__________________________

    29. What causes the development of global convection cells and pressure belts.______________

    30. Winds that normally blow in a region are referred to as _?_.__________________________

    31. When do sea breezes occur?__________________________________________________

    32. What name is given to the prevailing winds between 60 and 90 degrees N._______________

    33. What name is given to the prevailing winds between 60 and 90 degrees S._______________

    34. What name is given to the prevailing winds between 30 and 60 degrees N._______________

    35. What name is given to the prevailing winds between 30 and 60 degrees S._______________

    36. What name is given to the prevailing winds between 0 and 30 degrees N.________________

  • 37. What name is given to the prevailing winds between 0 and 30 degrees S._________________

    38. When hot air rises what type of pressure is created?_______________________________

    39. What type of rain fall is depicted in this figure?_____________

    40. Which temperature air can hold more moisture warm or cold?____________

    41. What happens to the temperature of air as it rises?____________________

    42. In this figure what causes the air to rise? _______________________

    43. What is the name of the side of the mountain where the winds hits?________

    44. What is the name of the other side of the mountain.__________________

    45. Which side of the mountain is said to be in a rains shadow? ____________

    46. Which part of Newfoundland may receive a fair degree of its snowfall in this

    manner? _____________________________

    47. Which type of rainfall is depicted in this figure?_________________

    48. Where is it most common for this type of rain to occur?_______________

    49. Why would this type of precipitation be uncommon in the Canadian

    winter?______________________

    50. What causes the air to rise in this type of rainfall?__________________

    51. What type of rainfall is occurring in this figure?________________

    52 What causes the air to rise in this type of rainfall?_________________

  • 53. Look At figure 4.7 on page 60 and explain why Cape Town, South Africa might have similar

    fog conditions as St. Johns NF?______________________________

    54. What is a Permanent or semi-permanent horizontal movement of surface water (the top

    100m).___________________________________

    55. Which type of ocean currents flow from the equator toward the poles._________________

    56. Which type of ocean currents flow from the polar regions toward the equatorial

    regions.__________________________________

    57. Which type of ocean currents reduce the amount of precipitation a region

    receives?_________________________________

    58. Do Warm ocean currents affect the summer or winter temperatures

    more?____________________________

    59. Which type of current is the Peru current?_______________________________

    60. Which type of current is the Japanese current?_______________________________

    61. Australia has a fair amount of desert. Looking at figure 4.7 on p. 60 which coast would you

    expect it to be on, east or west?_____________________________________

    62. What term is used to describe the range between the highest and the lowest average monthly

    temperatures of a region._______________________________

    63. What type of climate would location C experience?______________________

    64. What type of climate would Location E Experience?___________________________

    65. What type of climate would Location F Experience?_____________________________

    66. What type of climate would Location B Experience?_______________________________

    67. Which will experience the hottest summer, C or E?________________________________

    68. Which will experience the coldest winter A or F?_______________________________

    69. Which location will experience the greatest temperature range, A or D?_________________

    70. Which location will experience the greatest temperature range, A or B?_________________

    71. This climate graph comes from a city in the U.S. at about 40 N. Does it appear to be

    Continental? Why?_______________________________________

  • 72. Sudden wet season in the tropics is known as?________________________

    73. During India's Winter monsoon why does the High pressure develop over

    Asia/India?_______________________________________________

    74. During India's Winter monsoon how much precipitation do they

    receive?___________________________________________

    75. During India's Winter monsoon why does the Indian ocean really "cool" off to create the low

    pressure?________________________________________

    76. During India's summer monsoon why does the low pressure develop over

    Asia/India?____________________________________

    77. During India's Summer monsoon how much precipitation do they

    receive?_______________________________________

    78. What term refers to the height above sea-level?______________________________

    79. Which province of Canada has the highest average elevation?_________________________

    80. If the elevation increases 300 m how does the temperature change?___________________

    81. If the city of "Atlantis" is at 0 m elevation and tectonic activity pushes it up 600 m how

    would the average temperature change?_________________________________________

    82. All Tropical Climates have average temperatures over _?_ C every day due to low latitude &

    warm ocean currents & prevailing winds.____________________________

    83. On the climate graph for a tropical climate of any sort the _?_ is almost flat because of the

    constant warm temperatures._________________________

  • 84.The type of climate represented in this climate graph occurs between

    which latitudes ?___________________________

    85. The bars on this climate graph represent_?_.________________

    86. The line on this climate graph represent _?_._______________

    87. The temperature on this climate graph is measured in which

    units?___________________________________________

    88. The most distinguishing feature of an arid or semi-arid climate graph

    is _?_.______________________________________

    89. Most arid/desert climates occur between which

    latitudes?_____________________________________

    90. Which type of climate might you expect in the grasslands of

    Asia?___________________________________

    91. Which type of climate might you expect in the monsoon region of

    India?____________________________________

    92. Which type of climate might you expect in the lush rainforest

    portion of Brazil?__________________________________________

    93. How much annual precipitation does an arid climate

    receive?_________________________

    94. How much annual precipitation does a semi-arid climate receive? ______________________

    95.Which type of climate is depicted in this climate

    graph?________________________________

    96. What two features distinguish it?____________________________

    97. What latitude would your expect to find a region that had this

    climate?______________________________

    98. Would you expect to find this in both

    hemispheres?___________________________________

    99. What type of climate is depicted in this climate graph?

    ____________________________________

    100. What distinguishes it from the climate

    above?__________________________________

    101. Why do you think there is less

    precipitation?___________________________________

  • World Geography 3200/3202 Unit 2 review Answers

    1. Saturn rotates on its axis

    while moons revolve around it.

    2. YES

    3. 24 hours

    4. 365 Days

    5.EVENING

    6.. MORNING

    7. DECREASE

    8. 1. TILT OF EARTH'S AXIS

    2. REVOLUTION OF EARTH

    AROUND THE SUN.

    9. EARTH''S ROTATION ON

    ITS AXIS

    10. EQUINOX

    11. SUMMER SOLSTICE

    12. WINTER SOLSTICE

    13. FALL EQUINOX

    14. WINTER SOLSTICE

    15. SPRING EQUINOX

    16. SUMMER SOLSTICE

    17. 23.5 N

    18. 23.5 S

    19. MORE DIRECT LIGHT &

    LONGER DAYS

    20. TILT ON EARTH"S AXIS

    & EARTH"S REVOLUTION

    AROUND THE SUN.

    21. FALL

    22. SUMMER

    23. FALL THEY ARE BOTH

    IN THE NORTHERN

    HEMISPHERE.

    24. WINTER, AT LEAST

    THEIR VERSION OF

    WINTER. REMEMBER

    CLOSE TO THE QUATOR

    THERE IS VERY LITTLE

    TEMP, VARIATION.

    25. IT DECREASES

    26.SPHERICAL.

    27. DIFFERENCES IN AIR

    PRESSURE

    28. CORIOLIS FORCE

    29. DIFFERENTIAL

    HEATING OF THE EARTH

    30. PREVAILING

    31. DAY WHEN LAND IS

    HOTTER THAN SEA

    32. NORTH POLAR

    EASTERLIES

    33. SOUTH POLAR

    EASTERLIES

    34. WESTERLY

    35. WESTERLY

    36. Northeast trade winds

    37.SOUTHEAST TRADE

    38. Low

    39. RELIEF OR OROGRAPHIC

    40. WARM

    41. COOLS

    42. HIGH RELIEF

    43. WINDWARD

    44.. LEEWARD

    45. LEEWARD

    46. CORNER BROOK/WEST

    COAST

    47. CONVECTIONAL

    48. TROPICS & CENTRE OF

    CONTINENTS IN SUMMER

    49. TOO COLD

    50. HEAT & CONVECTION

    CURRENTS

    51. FRONTAL

    52. WARM AIR LESS DENSE

    AND RISES OVER COLD

    DENSE AIR

    53. ST. JOHN"S HAS COLD

    LABRADOR AND WARM

    NORTH ATLANTIC DRIFT

    COMBINING TO GIVE FOG

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