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ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation part of 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: Ice Sheets and Water Depth part of Examples
Ice sheets covered much of the Northern Hemisphere one million years ago during part of the last ice age. How did this affect the depth of water in the oceans? a. Oceans were shallower than today b. Oceans were ...
ConcepTest: Eccentricity and Seasons part of 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: Eccentricity and Temperature Distribution part of 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: Rain Shadow part of 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: Glacial Terminal Moraine Formation part of Examples
A glacial terminal moraine forms when: a. the climate is getting colder. b. the climate is getting warmer. c. the climate is stable.
ConcepTest: Global Temperature Change and Water Reservoirs part of 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
ConcepTest: Stream Baseflow During Droughts part of 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 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: Humid Climates and Water Transport to Streams part of Examples
In a humid climate (e.g., Georgia), which process contributes the greatest volume of water to streams? a. human activity b. overland flow c. groundwater discharge