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Summative Test - Climate

Science & Health 6


Weather 1. It is the condition in the sky that changes from time to time and from day to day.
2. It is the average of all weather conditions that prevail in a particular area for a
Climate
long period of time.
Tropical climate 3. The kind of climate in places near the equator
Temperate climate 4. The kind of climate in places away from the equator
Polar climate 5. The kind of climate in places near the poles
Altitude 6. The height of a particular place above sea level is called ___________.
Temperature 7. The hotness or coldness of an object or body
Latitude 8. These are imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator, going north or south.
Mild climate 9. What kind of climate do place surrounded by bodies of water?
Wind 10. It is a moving air.
Doldrums 11. These are winds located at the equator which are hot and very calm.
Trade winds 12. These are winds that blow from the northeast or from the southeast.
Horse latitudes 13. These are special winds found 320 north and 300 south are fairly cool and dry.
Unequal heating of land and 14. What causes land and sea breezes?
water.
15. During the day, cool air above the sea moves towards the land replacing the
Sea breeze
warm air above the land, the wind that blows is called _________.
16. At nighttime, cool air above the land moves towards the land replacing the warm
Land breeze
air above the sea, the wind that blows is called _________.
17. These are heavy sinking winds that continue to move toward the north and south
Prevailing westerlies
poles shifts toward the east.
Polar easterlies 18. These are winds moving from the poles that move westward.
19. What causes the wind to turn to the left or right instead of directly downward or
Earths rotation
upward in a straight path?
Coriolis effect 20. The shift in global wind direction due to the Earths rotation is called ____.
Intertropical Convergence 21. The area where the trade winds converge together is called ___________.
Zone (ITCZ)
Rotation 22. It is the movement of the earths axis in a period of 24 hours.
Revolution 23. It is the movement of Earth around the sun.
Earths rotation and 24. What causes other countries to have four seasons?
revolution
West-to-east 25. What is the direction of the rotation of the earth?
26. It is the day when the northern hemisphere experiences the shortest day and the
Summer solstice
southern hemisphere experiences the longest night.
27. It is the time when the southern hemisphere experiences the shortest day and
Winter solstice
the northern hemisphere experiences the longest night.
28. It is the time in when the length of day and night are approximately equal
Equinox
everywhere on Earth
Winter 29. It is the season when snow falls and covers the surroundings.
Spring 30. It is the season of the year when trees begin to grow new leaves.
31. It is the season when there is abundance of sunlight, trees proudly display their
Summer
foliage, and flowers are in bloom.
Autumn 32. This season is characterized by the falling of leaves of trees.
Wet and dry 33. What are the seasons of the Philippines?
34. It is the wind that brings cold winds from Siberia and blows towards the
Northeast Monsoon
Philippines between the months of November and February.
Southwest monsoon 35. This the wind that comes from Australia that brings much rain to the Philippines.
36. A type of climate in the Philippines which is dry for 6 months from November to
First Type
April and wet for another six months from May to October
37. A type of climate which has no dry season with maximum rainfall from November
Second Type
to January
38. A type of climate which has short dry season for one to three months and rainy
Third Type
for the rest of the year
Fourth Type 39. A type of climate in which rain is evenly distributed throughout the year.
Amount of rainfall 40. What characterizes the types of climate in the Philippines?