Unit 2 - Chapter 3,4 - Geography - Study note

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Name Date Class Section 1 Quiz Earth-Sun Relationships MATCHING: Match each item in Column A with an item in Column B. Write the correct letters in the blanks. (10 points each) A B 1. the latitude of 23 1--2 ° N A. Tropic of Cancer 2. short-term aspect of climate B. atmosphere 3. traps heat and keeps it from escaping too quickly into space C. weather 4. permanent daylight found at the Poles during D. equinox summer 5. equal hours of daylight and nighttime E. midnight sun MULTIPLE CHOICE: In each blank on the left, write the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. (10 points each) 6. Earth’s position in relation to the sun is the main influence on a. global warming. c. climate. Copyright © Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. b. rotation. d. radiation. 7. The angle of Earth’s tilt affects a. temperatures. c. global warming. b. weather. d. the atmosphere. 8. An increase in greenhouse gases might be contributing to a. ice caps. c. global cooling. b. atmospheric oxygen. d. global warming. 9. Earth completes one when it travels once around the sun. a. axis c. solstice b. revolution d. hemisphere 10. The marks the beginning of summer or winter. a. tilt c. axis b. equinox d. solstice Section Quizzes and Chapter Tests 25

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