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Indian Geography Test 9
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Negative marks are -0.33 per wrong answer
Right answer is 1 mark
No time limit but finish in 30 mins
Solution can be found at below chapters:
Test series is based on following chapters.
Indian Geography Chapter 11: WEATHER PHENOMENON
Indian Geography Chapter 12: CLIMATIC REGIONS OF THE WORLD
Q1: Which is true ?
Climate of temperate latitudes is far more variable than the tropics
Weather changes frequently but Climate is the average atmospheric conditions of an area over a considerable time.
Q2: Which is true ?
Death rates of tropics are higher than deserts
Rainfall, snow, sleet, hail are types of precipitation
Q3: Places with the same mean annual rainfall are joined by the lines called
Q4:The mercury column at sea level is
760 mm of Hg
Q5: Lines called ___ join regions of high pressure.
Q6: Which is true ?
The Temperate latitudes see higher variations in pressure which leads to cyclones and anti-cyclones
As one goes higher in altitude the pressure decreases. The drop is 1 inch for every 900 feet ascent in height.
Q7:Aeroplanes use a modified barometer called
Q8: the amount of water vapor in grams per cubic meter.
Q9: amount of water vapor present in air at a particular temperature compared to the total amount of water vapor, air can hold at that temperature.
Q10: instruments to measure Wind direction
Q11: Wind speed is measured by.
Q12: Relative Humidity i joined by
Q13: Places with equal sunshine duration are joined by
Q14: ____ are lines that join places with equal degree of cloudiness
Q15: Types of thunderstorms
Cold front thunderstorms
Q16: Tornado Alley is in.
Q17: Polar stratospheric clouds
formed in winter and contain nitric acid, sulfuric acid and water
Nitric acid reacts with CFC to create chlorine. This creates a chlorine concentration in winter
chlorine reacts with oxygen molecule of ozone and destroys the ozone layer.
Thinning of ozone layer in troposphere below threshold
Thinning of ozone layer in stratosphere below threshold
hole in ozone at north pole
hole in ozone at south pole
oscillations in the pressure gradient and air circulation every 2-3 years in South Pacific Ocean
refers to "the boy" / "Child christ"
named because the pool of warm water in the annual weak warm ocean current that ran southwards along the coast of Peru and Equador around Christmas
Q20: In India El Nino leads to
Q21: Equatorial Region features
Between 5 and 10 ° North and South of the equator.
The temperature is uniform throughout the year with no variations.
Cloudiness and heavy precipitation make the climate bearable.
Q22: The annual range of temperature is small and so is the diurnal range of temperature [ range of temperature in a 24 hour period]. Rainfall is heavy and throughout the year with no dry period. The equinoxes coincide with the periods of maximum rainfall [April and September]. - this is situation in
Q23: Which would be seen in equatorial areas
Morning is bright and sunny.
Afternoon sees heavy convectional rainfall accompanied by lightning and thunder.
Relative humidity is high and weather feels sticky
Q24: Equatorial vegetation has features like:
Growing season throughout the year..
Great variety of vegetation
Trees are tall as they compete for sunlight. Undergrowth is less as sunlight may not reach the ground.
Q25:They have large number of species in a small area and this makes commercial exploitation tough - this is feature of ____ forests.
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