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February 7, 2017

World And Indian Geography Test-3-Climatology

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1) Which one of the following statements is true about Horse latitude?
2) Consider the following statements
1.The approach of cyclone is characterized by a rise in barometric reading.
2.In the cyclones of the Northern hemisphere, the winds circulate in anticlockwise-di rection.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
3) The atmospheric layer closest to the Earth is
4) Consider the following statements
1.The difference between the moisture-holding capacity of air and its actual humidity is called saturation deficit.
2.The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation is called dew point.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
5) Which region of the Earth’s surface is called doldrums?
6) The intensity of insolation depends on
7) Which one of the following zones of the atmosphere is rich in ozone gas?
8) Which one of the four regions above Earth has smallest height (km)?
9) Humid climate, ready market and availability of cheap and skilled labour are the conditions conducive for the production of cotton cloth. Which of the following states of India will have the highest cotton cloth production?
10) Which one of the following statements is true about Tropopause?
11) At high altitudes, pressure cooker is preferable for cooking, because the boiling point of water
12) Which among the following phenomena can occur when very warm and humid air is rising over a mass of a very cold air?
1.Calm weather
2.Snowfall
3.Storms and cyclonic storms
4.Intense rain and hail
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
13) Because of which one of the following factors, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?
14) What is the reason for the major hot deserts of the world lying in the Western part of the tropical latitude?
15) Consider the following statements
1.A hurricane acquires its spin from the coriolis effect.
2.The diameter of the hurricane decreases as it moves away from low latitudes.
3.The diameter of a hurricane is never below 150 km.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
16) Which one of the following instruments is used for measuring the humidity of the air?
17) The jet aircrafts fly very easily and smoothly in the lower Stratosphere. What could be the appropriate explanation?
1.There are no clouds or water vapour in the lower Stratosphere.
2.There are no vertical winds in the lower Stratosphere.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct in this context?
18) In absorption of insolation, the most significant part is played by
19) Which one of the following is a low Cloud?
20) A new type of El Nino called El Nino Modoki appeared in the news. In this context, consider the following statements
1.Normal El Nino forms in the Central Pacific Ocean whereas El Nino Modoki forms in Eastern Pacific Ocean.
2.Normal El Nino results in diminished hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean but El Nino Modoki results in a greater number of hurricanes with greater frequency.
Which of the statements given above is / are correct?
21) Which of the following statements regarding ozone layer within the atmosphere is/are correct?
1.It absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation found in the Sun’s rays.
2.Chlorofluorocarbons are serious threat to the ozone layer.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
22) Troposphere is the hottest part of the atmosphere because
23) Greenhouse gases are gases (water vapour, CO2, methane, nitrous oxide and others) that can absorb the thermal energy emitted by the Earth, creating the greenhouse effect, which
24) Television signal cannot be received generally beyond a’ particular distance due to
25) Which of the following statements characterise convectional rainfall?
1.It occurs daily in the afternoon in the Equatorial regions.
2.It is of very short duration.
3.It occurs though Cumulonimbus clouds.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

26) The thermal equator is found
27) If the Earth did not have an atmosphere, temperature extremes between day and night would
28) Ozone layer in the outer atmosphere helps us in
29) What is the term used to denote the critical temperature at which the air becomes saturated with vapour and below which the condensation is likely to begin?
30) A layer in the Earth atmosphere called Ionosphere facilitates radio communication. Why?
1.The presence of ozone causes the, reflection of radio waves to Earth.
2.Radio waves have a very long wavelength.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
31) The mass of water vapour per unit volume of air is known as

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