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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 wind blowing in the Northern plain in summer


Answer :

Kal Baisakhi
Trade wind
Loo
All above


Question :

Which of the following plays a major role in determining the climate of place ?


Answer :

Altitude
Latitude
Relief
Occan Current


Question :

During winter season Northern-Western part of India receive rainfall due to


Answer :

Cyclone depression
Western disturbance
Retreating Monsoons
South-West Monsoons


Question :

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


Answer :

Coldest
Hottest
Wettest
Driest


Question :

Chennai receives more rainfall in winter because
(i) The North-East winds pick up moisture while crossing Bay of Bengal.
(ii) In summer, Chennai lies in the rain shadow of Western Ghat.
(iii) The South-East winds pick up moisture while crossing Bay of Bengal.
(iv) In winter Chennai lies in the rain shadow of the Eastern Ghats.


Answer :

(i) and (iii) are correct.
(i),(ii) and (iii) are correct.
Only (i) and (ii) are correct
Only (iv) is correct.


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 :

The Leeward side of the Western Ghats is drought prone because


Answer :

there are less number of rivers in this region
per capita use of water on agriculture is higher in these areas
much of the S.W. monsoon is blocked by the Western Ghats
the region is the hottest part of the country.


Question :

In which month the transition season changes the hot rainy season to dry w inter season ?


Answer :

December to February
February to March
June to July
October to November


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 :

Which one of the following terms is used to describe the state of atmosphere over an area at any point of time ?


Answer :

Weather
Winds
Climate
Pressure