Chapter 26 Quiz

Instructions
Quiz for Chapter 26: The Biosphere.

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The largest communities on land are called   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  2. The earth is actually farther from the sun during the period when the Northern Hemisphere is having summer. How can this be explained?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. If the earth was standing still (not rotating), wind directions would   (1 point)

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    c.  
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  4. Cold and dry air is heavy and sinks; hot and warm air is lighter and rises.   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  5. In the water cycle, evaporated equatorial water that rises and does not immediately rain back down proceeds to move   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. The spinning of the earth   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  
    e.  

  7. In the wintertime, the air that moves downward from the continental masses of Asia and North America toward the Equator is   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Ocean currents   (1 point)

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    d.  
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  9. In a normal seaside environment, we would expect winds to be   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
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  10. The Gulf Stream   (1 point)

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