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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 :

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 :

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 :

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 :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [CBSE CCE 2010]


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 :

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 amount of present in the atmosphere is called Humidity


Answer :

smog
dust
pollution
water vapour


Question :

Monsoon arrives in India approximately


Answer :

Early May
Early June
Early July
Early August


Question :

Mango showers helps in ripening of


Answer :

Apples
Mangoes
Bananas
Coconut