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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 term monsoon originated from


Answer :

German
Hindi
Latin
Arabic


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 :

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 :

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 :

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


Answer :

Coldest
Hottest
Wettest
Driest


Question :

Which is the coldest place in India ?


Answer :

Dras
Srinagar
Shillong
Bikaner [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Which of the following states suffer from loo ?


Answer :

Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat
None of these


Question :

What generally happens to air temperature as we move from the equator to the poles ?


Answer :

it decreases
it increases
it remains constant
None of the above [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Ari imaginary line drawn on the map to join places having same pressure above the sea level is called


Answer :

Isobar
Isohyet
Isotherm
both (a) and (b)