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 Form 2 Geography Revision Questions and Answers Set 1

The map of Africa below shows the different climatic regions of Africa. Use it to answer the questions below
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i)Identify the climatic types marked X and Y
ii) Name any four characteristics of the climate marked Z

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Answer Text:
i) X – Mediterranean
Y – Equatorial climate
ii) - Rainfall is low/ below 250mm per year
- Rainfall is erratic/ unreliable
- Occasional flash floods
- Temperatures are high throughout the year
- Intense solar radiation
- Diurnal range of temperature is large/ extreme hot days and cold nights
- High rates of evaporation
- Skies are clear/ high terrestial radiation
- Low humidity
- Strong dusty winds