Climate - SS2 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

What characterizes a desert climate?

 

A

High rainfall

 

B

Low temperatures throughout the year

 

C

Hot days and cold nights

 

D

Distinct seasons

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

Which climatic type is known for its mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers?

 

A

Hot Climate

 

B

Mediterranean Climate

 

C

Tundra Climate

 

D

Tropical Climate

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

In which geographical regions are tundra climates primarily found?

 

A

Near the equator

 

B

Polar regions and subarctic areas

 

C

Middle latitudes

 

D

Deserts

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

What is a key characteristic of temperate climates?

 

A

High year-round temperatures

 

B

Extreme temperature fluctuations in a single day

 

C

Distinct seasons

 

D

Consistent rainfall throughout the year

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
5

Which climatic type is typically associated with temperatures below freezing during the winter?

 

A

Desert Climate

 

B

Mediterranean Climate

 

C

Cold Climate

 

D

Hot Climate

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
6

Where are tropical climates primarily located?

 

A

In polar regions

 

B

Near the equator

 

C

In the middle latitudes

 

D

At high altitudes

 

CORRECT OPTION: b
7

Which climatic type is characterized by its scarcity of water and limited vegetation?

 

A

Tundra Climate

 

B

Mediterranean Climate

 

C

Desert Climate

 

D

Tropical Climate

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
8

What is a common temperature range for temperate climates during the summer?

 

A

Below freezing

 

B

10°C to 27°C

 

C

20°C to 30°C

 

D

Over 30°C

 

CORRECT OPTION: c
9

In which climatic type are winters often very harsh, with temperatures dropping well below freezing?

A

Mediterranean Climate

 

B

Desert Climate

 

C

Hot Climate

 

D

Cold Climate

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
10

Which climatic type has both wet and dry seasons, with heavy rainfall during the wet season?

 

A

Hot Climate

 

B

Tundra Climate

 

C

Mediterranean Climate

 

D

Tropical Climate

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
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