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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 :

Thiruvananthapuram has low annual range (2.5


Answer :

(i), (ii) and (iii)
(i), (ii) and (iii)
(ii) and (iv)
(iii) and (iv)


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 :

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 :

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 :

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


Question :

During winter season Northern-Western part of India receive rainfall due to


Answer :

Cyclone depression
Western disturbance
Retreating Monsoons
South-West Monsoons


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 :

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 :

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 :

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.