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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Climate - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Climate - Class 9 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

The climate and associated weather condition in India are governed by :
(i) Pressure and surface winds
(ii) Upper air circulation
(iii) Western cyclonic disturbance and Tropical cyclones


Answer :

only (i) and (ii)
only (ii) and (iii)
All (i), (ii) and (iii)
(i) is true but (ii) and (iii) are incorrect.


Question :

Which of the following areas is not an area of low precipitation ?


Answer :

Western Ghats in Gujarat
Leh in Jammu and Kashmir
Deccan Plateau
Assam


Question :

Mango showers occur in which of the following group of two states ?


Answer :

Bihar and West Bengal
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka and Kerala
Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh


Question :

Four statements regarding El-Nino are given below. Write then in correct order.
(i) Its presence leads to an increase in sea-surface temperature and weakening of the trade winds in a region
(ii) It is the name given to periodic development of the warm ocean current along the coast of Peru as a temporary replacement of cold Peruvian Current
(iii) It starts flowing during summer
(iv) It is a Spanish word which means 'the child' and refers to baby Christ.


Answer :

(iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(iv), (ii), (i), (iii)
(iv), (i), (ii), (iii)
(ii), (iv), (iii), (i)


Question :

What is the full form o f ' ITCZ ' ?


Answer :

The International Tropical Convergence Zone
The International Tropical Convergent Zone
The Interstate Tropical Convergence Zone
The Inter Tropical Convergence Zone


Question :

Monsoon arrives in India approximately


Answer :

Early May
Early June
Early July
Early August


Question :

The term monsoon originated from


Answer :

German
Hindi
Latin
Arabic


Question :

Which of the following crops is associated with the winter rainfall ?


Answer :

Zaid
Rabi
Kharif
None of these [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

A Coriolis Force
(i) Caused by earth's rotation
(ii) is responsible for deflecting winds towards the right in the Northern Hemisphere and towards the left in Southern Hemisphere.
(iii) Caused by earth's revolution.
(iv) Caused by earth's inclination towards its pole at 66i/2%


Answer :

All statements are true.
Only (iii) and (iv) are true.
(i)and (ii) are true.
(ii) and (iv) are true.


Question :

The term 'Monsoon' refers to


Answer :

Seasonal Reversal in the wind direction
Weather condition and climate condition of area larger area
Season of retreating monsoon wind
Season of advancing monsoon