Cycle 5 Review
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What guides the cold arctic air that enters North Carolina in the winter months?29
subtropical air mass
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What guides the cold arctic air that enters North Carolina in the winter months?
subtropical air mass
In North Carolina, the wind is blowing from the north.
If the wind changes
direction and begins to blow from the south, what will most likely result?
The temperatures will increase
The wind speeds will decrease
The temperatures will decrease
The air pressure will increase60s5.E.1.3EditDelete
Which best explains why a storm that affects an area in the western United States may affect an area in the eastern United States a few days later?
The jet stream winds blow storms from east to west.
Cool Gulf Stream water causes storms to form in the east.
Warm Gulf Stream water causes storms to form in the west.
The jet stream winds blow storms from west to east60s5.E.1.3EditDelete
Which has the greatest effect on the amount of salt in a salt marsh?
the closeness of the marsh to the ocean
the temperature of the water in the marsh
the depth of the water in the marsh
the number of animals living in the marsh60s5.L.2.1EditDelete
Which best describes a hurricane?
a low-pressure weather system
a stationary front
a cold front
a high-pressure weather system60s5.E.1.3EditDelete
Which is most responsible for the movement of weather systems across the
the jet stream
the gulf stream
the southeast trade winds
the prevailing westerlies60s5.E.1.3EditDelete
Which best describes how the Gulf Stream affects the areas along the coast of North Carolina?
it causes land temperatures along the coast to be colder in the winter.
It causes winds to move from north to south during the winter.
It causes land temperatures along the coast to be milder in the winter.
it causes winds to move from north to south during the summer.60s5.E.1.3EditDelete
What causes wind?
rotation of Earth on its axis
air passing Earth as it revolves around the sun
uneven heating of the Earth's surface
movement of air from land to water60s5.E.1.3EditDelete
What causes the subtropical jet stream to bring cold, wet winter weather to the southeastern United States?
Continental Tropical air mass
Which best describes a characteristic of both lakes and estuaries?
both have saltwater
both have freshwater
both have a rocky bottom60s5.L.2.1EditDelete
Which is most similar to a grassland ecosystem?
What is the difference between a tropical rainforest and a deciduous forest?
A tropical rainforest receives a greater annual precipitation than a deciduous forest.
A tropical rainforest is smaller in size than a deciduous forest.
A tropical rainforest has a greater number of rivers and lakes than a deciduous forest.
A tropical rainforest receives more sunlight than a deciduous forest.60s5.L.2.1EditDelete
Which two ecosystems are terrestrial?
forests and grasslands
forests and estuaries
oceans and grasslands
ponds and lakes60s5.L.2.1EditDelete
Which marine ecosystem would be best for organisms that can adapt to both salt water and fresh water?
Which type of ecosystem can be found in the mountain region of North Carolina?
tropical rain forest
Which ecosystem has the greatest biodiversity?
More than 17,000 species live on the floor of the deep ocean. Which best describes most of the organisms that live there?
They can survive strong waves
They can survive high temperatures
They can survive high pressure
They can survive low salinity60s5.L.2.1EditDelete
Which of these describes a grassland?
a lot of rain, mixed soil, moderate temperature in the summer, and a few trees
very little rain, sandy soil, hot summer, no trees
a lot of rain, mixed soil, hot summer, many trees
very little rain, no soil, cold summer, no trees60s5.L.2.1EditDelete
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