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Science 9
Unit III: Earth and Space
Module 2: Climate
SUMMATIVE TEST
I. Choose the letter that corresponds to your answer.
____1. Why do mountain climbers bring thick jackets when they go up the mountain?
a. The temperature increases as the altitude increases.
b. The temperature decreases as the altitude increases.
c. The temperature remains the same as the altitude increases.
d. The temperature decreases as the altitude decreases.
____2. What will happen if there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?
a. Greenhouse effect c. Water vapor condenses
b. Temperature increases d. Climate changes
____3. Why does cloud formation disappear as the air moves slowly towards the leeward side of a
mountain?
a. The air condenses as it moves to the leeward side.
b. The amount of water vapor is not enough.
c. The temperature becomes lower.
d. There is too much water vapor.
____ 4. Which condition happens during the La Niña phenomenon.
a. Air pressure in the western Pacific increases.
b. Air pressure in the eastern Pacific decreases.
c. Upwelling of cold water is blocked.
d. Trade wind becomes stronger.
____ 5. It refers to the atmospheric condition of a place over a long period of time.
a. Climate c. Weather
b. Monsoon d. Topography
____ 6. Which side of the mountain receives the most precipitation?
a. Leeward side c. rain shadow
b. Windward side d. peak
____ 7. Which is the best practice to reduce the effect of climate change?
a. Livestock raising c. organic farming
b. Burning fossil fuel d. car manufacturing
____ 8. Which of the following shows the effect of climate change?
a. Rising sea level c. Coastal erosion in some places.
b. Deforestation d. Siltation of bodies of water.
____ 9. During summer, many people visit Baguio because of the cold weather. What do you think makes
Baguio cold?
a. The distance from the ocean c. Altitude
b. Topography d. All of the above.
____ 10. Why do places at the same latitude but different altitudes have different climates?
a. The amount of heat received varies.
b. The amount of precipitation differs.
c. The higher altitudes have lower temperature.
d. The higher altitudes have higher temperature.
____ 12. Why are the coldest places on earth found at the poles?
a. Great amount of gaseous particles trap heat from the surface.
b. Great amount of thermal radiation is received by these areas.
c. Less amount of particles trap heat from the surface.
d. Less amount of thermal radiation is received by these areas.
____ 13. City A is located near the equator. What will most likely affect the city?
a. Altitude c. Ocean currents
b. Latitude d. Topography
____14. Which phenomenon would BEST prove that climate change is happening.
a. Increased agricultural production
b. Increased biodiversity
c. Increased vegetation
d. Increase in the earth’s average temperature
____ 15. Which of the following is an indication of global warming?
a. Coastal erosion c. Land and water pollution
b. Decrease of global temperature d. Rising of sea level
____ 16. Which of the following causes global warming?
a. Eruption of volcanoes
b. Increase of the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere
c. Increase of the amount of rainfall
d. Rising of warm air into the atmosphere.
____ 17. Which activity DOES NOT contribute to global warming?
a. Illegal fishing c. Massive reforestation
b. Incineration of garbage d. Mining activities
____ 18. What will you do to reduce the effect of climate change?
a. Burn fossil fuel c. Manufacture cars
b. Buy organic products d. Raise livestock
____ 19. How do greenhouse gases affect global warming?
a. Greenhouse gases on the surface absorb heat from the atmosphere.
b. Greenhouse gases on the surface absorb heat from the earth’s interior.
c. Greenhouse gases in the lower atmosphere absorb heat from the earth’s surface.
d. Greenhouse gases in the upper atmosphere absorb heat from the outer space
____ 20. A climate hero is a globally aware consumer. Which of these activities would BEST support the
statement?
a. Buy imported goods. c. Throw garbage in the landfill.
b. Eat locally grown food. d. Ride a private vehicle.