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ConcepTest: Eccentricity and Temperature Distribution part of ConcepTests:Examples
Mars has a more eccentric orbit of the Sun than Earth. Mars is 20% closer to the Sun during its winter than it is during its summer. How would temperature distributions on Earth be affected if we had a similarly ...
ConcepTest: Eccentricity and Seasons part of ConcepTests:Examples
Mars has a more eccentric orbit of the Sun than Earth. Mars is 20% closer to the Sun during winter in its Northern hemisphere than it is during its summer. What would be the implications for the seasons on Earth if ...
ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation part of ConcepTests:Examples
Which of the points on the graph below best represents conditions along the Tropic of Cancer (23 degrees N latitude)? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E
ConcepTest: Rain Shadow part of ConcepTests:Examples
In the landscape below, how would the amount of rainfall change at location X if the mountain eroded down to the dashed line? a. Rainfall would increase b. Rainfall would decrease c. Rainfall would stay the same
ConcepTest: Effect of Ice Sheet on Sea Level part of ConcepTests:Examples
During the last ice age there was a large ice sheet over much of Canada and the northern U.S. What was the effect on global sea levels? a. Sea level was higher b. Sea level was lower c. Sea level was the same as ...
ConcepTest: Arid Climates and Water Transport to Streams part of ConcepTests:Examples
In an arid climate (e.g., Arizona), which process contributes the greatest volume of water to streams? a. human activity b. overland flow c. groundwater discharge
ConcepTest: Effect of Rain on Sea Level part of ConcepTests:Examples
A majority of Earth's water is in the oceans. Predict what would happen to sea level if rain fell continuously all over the world's oceans. a. Sea level would rise b. Sea level would fall c. Sea level ...
ConcepTest: Stream Baseflow During Droughts part of ConcepTests:Examples
What happens to the volume of water that passes from groundwater to streams during a prolonged drought? a. it increases b. it decreases c. no change
ConcepTest: World Oceans #3 part of ConcepTests:Examples
Examine the map of the world's oceans and use it to answer the following question. Which of the locations would yield the highest ocean temperatures? a. C b. F c. G d. E
ConcepTest: Global Temperature Change and Water Reservoirs part of ConcepTests:Examples
If average global temperatures dropped 5 degrees C, which reservoir (source) of water would most likely experience the greatest percent volume change? a. Oceans b. Glaciers and ice sheets