World Geography – Section 3

36. The process that directs precipitation down plant branches and stems is called

A. Stem flow
B. Through flow
C. Interception
D. Canopy drip

Correct Answer: A. Stem flow

37. The region of three W’s that is wheat, wool and wine is

A. Mediterranean climatic regions
B. China type climatic regions
C. Steppe type climatic regions
D. Equatorial regions

Correct Answer: A. Mediterranean climatic regions

38. The process that creates a sublayer, which is white to gray in color and composes of silica sand in A horizon is called

A. Podzolization
B. Calcification
C. Laterisation
D. Gleisation

Correct Answer: A. Podzolization

39. The ratio of the weight of water vapor to the total weight of air (including the water vapor) is called

A. Specific humidity
B. Mixing ratio
C. Relative humidity
D. Absolute humidity

Correct Answer: A. Specific humidity

40. The polar Easterlies lie at

A. 0-30° latitude
B. 30-60° latitude
C. 60-90° latitude
D. 90° latitude

Correct Answer: C. 60-90° latitude

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