Unit 1: World at Risk (partI)

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1. Why does California suffer from droughts?

  • All listed
  • La Nina causes cooler surface water so less evaporation can take place
  • Dry, sinking air causes no rain
  • High air pressure
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2. What happpens at a Conservative plate boundary?

  • 2 plates move apart
  • 2 plates move past each other
  • 2 plates move together

3. How does a Tropical Cyclone form?

  • Warm, moist air rises and condenses when the sea temperature is 26 degrees C or higher
  • Cool, dry air collides with warm moist air in the atmosphere
  • Rain from the tropics condenses and collects over land, moving to the sea

4. What happens at a Destructive plate boundary?

  • 2 plate move past each other
  • 2 plates move together
  • 2 plates move apart

5. Which areas of the Philipppenes are more at risk of flooding?

  • Lowland areas
  • Highland areas
  • Coastal areas


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