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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 peninsular part of the India experiences peak summers earlier than northern India because


Answer :

there is less rainfall in peninsula during this time
Cold waves from Central Asia sweeps through teh northern plains during this time
Due to the northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward
Driest


Question :

Which one of the following is the main reason for the horizonal motion of air over the earth's surface ?


Answer :

Variation in atmospheric pressure
Variation in attitude
Variation in temperature
Variation in latitudes.


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 :

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 :

In winter, the western cyclonic disturbances originate from which sea ?


Answer :

Mediterranean Sea
Indian Ocean
Shillong
Arabian Sea


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


Question :

___________are the fast flowing cold air current in a narrow zone in the upper atmosphere.


Answer :

Loo
Mango showers
Kal Baisakhi
Jet Streams


Question :

Which of the following states suffer from loo ?


Answer :

Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat
None of these


Question :

Mawsynram place on the earth is also reputed for its stalagmite and stalactite caves


Answer :

Coldest
Hottest
Wettest
Driest


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.