1) The maritime effect means that a) In summer, inland temperatures are higher than coastal areas b) In winter, inland temperatures are higher than coastal areas c) In summer, inland temperatures are lower than coastal areas d) In winter, inland temperatures are higher than coastal areas 2) The prevailing wind direction in the UK is a) A cold wind from the SW b) A warm wind from the NE c) A warm wind from the SW d) A cold wind from the W 3) Due to the Latitude a) Scotland is much warmer than the rest of the UK b) The Pennies Mountain Range is cold c) The North of the UK is much warmer than the South d) The South of the UK is much warmer than the North 4) Relief rainfall occurs when mountains are located along a coastline. Which number will experience the least amount of rainfall? a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) 4 5) England has a humid temperate climate. a) True b) False 6) Rain, hail, snow and sleet are all forms of a) infiltration b) precipitation c) rainfall d) weather systems 7) The Gulf Stream is  a) an ocean current b) a wind c) a weather system d) a river 8) The Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Drift affect the south-west of the UK a) in summer b) in spring c) all the year round d) in winter 9) The place where cold air and warm moist air meet is called a) a rainshadow b) a drought c) the atmosphere d) a front 10) South-facing slopes are warmer than north-facing slopes a) True b) False

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