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Chapter 2 Quiz



True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The spinning motion of Earth causes day and night.
 

 2. 

The seasons change as the Sun revolves around Earth.
 

 3. 

In British Columbia, the land gets more of the Sun’s rays in summer than in winter.
 

 4. 

In British Columbia, there are fewer hours of daylight in winter.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 5. 

The ocean warms up more _______________________ than the land.
a.
quickly
b.
slowly
 

 6. 

Vancouver is near the ocean. Abbottsford is not near the ocean. Abbottsford will usually be       ________      than Vancouver in the summer. 
a.
hotter
b.
cooler
 

 7. 

West Vancouver is close to both the ocean and a mountain. Sidney is near the ocean. Sidney will be        ___________      than West Vancouver.
a.
wetter
b.
dryer
 

 8. 

When there are lots of clouds in the sky, there is usually a       _________      pressure area in the region.
a.
high
b.
low
 

 9. 

Changes in                         can help us predict changes in the weather.
a.
air temperature
b.
air pressure
 

Matching
Identify each cloud from its description.
 
 
a.
stratus
b.
cirrus
c.
cumulus
 

 10. 

These clouds usually bring fair weather.
 

 11. 

These clouds may bring rainy weather.
 

 12. 

These clouds are very high in the sky and are made up of ice crystals.
 

Answer the Question
Use sentences to answer the question.
 

 13. 

What affects the climate in British Columbia? What two averages do meterologists use to describe the climate of an area?
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