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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 :

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 :

Cold weather rains in India are locally known as


Answer :

Rabi
Sankranti
Mahawat
Maagh Varsha


Question :

Four places (a), (b), (c) and (d) are given below. Name the place which receives the highest rainfall in the world.


Answer :

Silchar
Cherrapunji
Mawsynram
Guwahati


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 :

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 :

Which of the following stations has equable temperature ?


Answer :

Lucknow
Mumbai
Amritsar
Nagpur


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 areas is not an area of low precipitation ?


Answer :

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


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


Question :

Which of the following forces is responsible for the deflection of winds from its normal path ?


Answer :

Centripetal force
Coriolis force
Centrifugal force
Gravitational force.