Form 1 Geography Quiz 1

 

Name:           Student Id Number:   

Class:            Class Number:       

1.      Which of the following are elements of weather ?

         1.  temperature        2.  rainfall           3. pressure

         4. wind                    5.  humidity

         A.  1,2,3                      B.  1,3,4

         C.  2,4,5                      D.  1,2,3,4,5

 

2.     The weight of the air on the Earth’s surface is the air

          A.  pressure                   B.   temperature        

          C.  wind direction           D.  humidity

 

3.      Which of the following describes low pressure correctly ?

          A.  Hot air is rising and the weather will be bad.

          B.  Hot air is rising and the weather will be good.

          C.  Cold air is sinking and the weather will be bad.

          D.  Cold air is sinking and the weather will be good.

 

4.      Air moves from area of (1) pressure to area of (2) pressure.

          A  (1)-high (2)-high               B  (1)-low (2)-low

          C (1)-high (2)-low                 D  (1)-low (2)-high

 

5.      If the pressure is high in one place and low in another place , then

          A  rain will fall                       B  the air will be dry

          C the air will be hot               D  wind will blow

 

6.      Which season in Hong Kong receives the heaviest rainfall?

          A.  Spring                             B.  Summer

          C.  Autumn                           D.  Winter

 

7.      Which of the following about the weather conditions of a tropical cyclone is Correct?

           A.  The pressure is high         B  The temperature is high

           C  The rainfall is low             D  The wind is light

 

8.      The average monthly temperature and rainfall of a place is shown by a

          A  relief map                          B  weather chart

          C  climatic graph                    D  cross section

 

9.      Hong Kong has ___ a climate.

          A  tropical                              B  subtropical

          C  temperature                       D  desert

 

10.    Which of the following describes high pressure correctly?

           A  Hot air is rising and the weather will be bad.

           B  Hot air is rising and the weather will be good.

           C  Cold air is sinking and the weather will be bad.

           D  Cold air is sinking and the weather will be good.

 

11.    How do extreme weather conditions effect us?

         1.  Loss of life                    2.  Children can play outdoor

         3.  School has to stop         4.  Widespread damage of properties

           A  1,2,3                               B  1,2,4 

           C  1,3,4                               D  2,3,4

 

12.    What precautions can be taken to lessen the impact of heatwaves?

          1.  Open the windows to keep the room ventilated.

          2.  Apply sun tan lotion on the skin.

          3.  Stay inside a parked car for protection.

          4.  Wear light-coloured clothes.

          A  1,2,3                              B  1,2,4

          C  1,3,4                              D  1,2,3,4

 

13.    What is the weather like in autumn in Hong Kong?

         1.  Clear sky            2.  Dry            3.  Settled            4.  Foggy

          A  1,2,3                              B  1,2,4

          C  1,3,4                              D  1,2,3,4

 

14.    Which of the following are associated with the summer monsoon in Asia?

         1.  Land is heated up more slowly than the sea.

         2.  Low pressure is found on land.

         3.  Wind blows from the ocean to land.

         4.  Wind is onshore.

          A.  1,2,3                              B.  1,2,4

          C.  2,3,4                              D.  1,2,3,4

 

15.    Which of the following statements about the winter monsoon in Asia is Incorrect?
          A   Wind is onshore           

          B  Land cools down more quickly

          C.  Low pressure develops over the Pacific Ocean       

          Pressure is high in Central Asia

 

16.    Which of the following are greenhouse gases?

         1.  Oxygen         2.  Carbon dioxide         3.  CFC         4.  methane

          A  1 only                              B  2 only

          C  2,3,4                               D  1,2,3,4

 

17.    What are the sources of greenhouse gases?

         1  Cars         2  Power stations         3 Cattle manure        4  Burning forests

          A  1 only                              B  1,2 only

          C  1,2,4 only                        D  1,2,3,4

 

18.    Which of the following are impact of greenhouse effect?
         1.  Global warming.

         2.  Polar ice caps will melt.

         3.  Low-lying coastal areas will covered with water.

         4.  Heavy rainstorms last longer.

          A   1,2,3                               B.  1,2,4

          C.  1,3,4                               D.  1,2,3,4

 

19.    Why is the melting of polar ice caps a problem?

         1.  Heatwaves will attack the coastal areas.

         2.  Low-lying coastal areas will be covered with water.

         3.  Many people will become homeless.

          A.  1,2                                  B.  1,3

          C.  2,3                                  D.  1,2,3

 

20.    3 Many people will become homeless?

         1.  Some crops cannot adapt to climate changes.

         2.  Farmers can have a longer growing season.

         3.  More pests could survive in warmer and more humid climates.

          A.  1,2                                  B.  1,3

          C.  2,3                                  D.  1,2,3