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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 :

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


Answer :

Mediterranean Sea
Indian Ocean
Shillong
Arabian Sea


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 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 :

Mawsynram is located in which of the following hills ?


Answer :

Garo hills
Jaintia hills
Khasi hills
Shillong hills


Question :

Which one of the following warm ocean currents replaces the Peruvian cold current ?


Answer :

Kuroshio
El Nino
South Pacific Current
Gulf Stream [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

A Coriolis Force
(i) Caused by earth's rotation
(ii) is responsible for deflecting winds towards the right in the Northern Hemisphere and towards the left in Southern Hemisphere.
(iii) Caused by earth's revolution.
(iv) Caused by earth's inclination towards its pole at 66i/2%


Answer :

All statements are true.
Only (iii) and (iv) are true.
(i)and (ii) are true.
(ii) and (iv) are true.


Question :

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


Answer :

Coldest
Hottest
Wettest
Driest


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 term monsoon originated from


Answer :

German
Hindi
Latin
Arabic


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