Geography - How can weather be hazardous? (OCR) test questions - OCR

1

Why is there a gradual decline in temperature from the equator to the poles?

2

What change to air temperature is experienced as height above sea level increases?

3

Which of these is a warm ocean current?

4

What is the prevailing wind direction in the UK?

5

Which ocean experiences El Niño and La Niña weather conditions?

6

What name is used for tropical storms in the Indian Ocean?

7

What ocean temperatures are required for a tropical storm to develop?

8

Typhoon Haiyan devastated which Asian country?

9

How much rainfall fell in 24 hours which led to the Cumbrian floods?

10

How do the Environmental Agency help reduce the risks of flooding?