Grade 9 Geography 4

Random Geography or Canada Quiz

Can you name the the factors of climate?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

embed
 plays        
How to Play
DescriptionAnswerHint
'A' in a temperature content refers to what?VERY COLD (formed over the arctic)
Most easterly climate region in Canada
The day to day characteristics of temperature, rain/precipitation in a specific area.
Air from the Pacific Ocean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
Largest Canadian forest area
Air masses from the Carribean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
The boundary between the cold, dry polar air and warm tropical air is called what?
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
Southern Ontario and Quebec
High altitude current of fast-moving air is called what?Airplanes fly here.
Most westerly climate region in Canada
Regions close to water have less temperature variation and a different climate.
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
DescriptionAnswerHint
Air masses from Baffin Island would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Most northerly climate region in Canada
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
North of the Boreal forest
'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
What is created when the cold Labrador Current meets the warm Gulf Stream?Creates low visibility so they use lighthouses.

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras

Created Jun 15, 2012ReportNominate
Tags:Canada, climate, geo, geology, latitude, weather