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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 tentative dates for the arrival of monsoon in Delhi are


Answer :

Between 15th June to 1st July
Between 15th May and 1st June
Between 1st July and 15th July
Between 1st June and 15th June


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 areas is not an area of low precipitation ?


Answer :

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


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 :

Which of the following states suffer from loo ?


Answer :

Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat
None of these


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)


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 :

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
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