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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 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 :

Mango showers helps in ripening of


Answer :

Apples
Mangoes
Bananas
Coconut


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 :

Which of the following states suffer from loo ?


Answer :

Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat
None of these


Question :

Cold weather rains in India are locally known as


Answer :

Rabi
Sankranti
Mahawat
Maagh Varsha


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 :

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 :

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 of the following stations has equable temperature ?


Answer :

Lucknow
Mumbai
Amritsar
Nagpur


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