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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 :

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 states suffer from loo ?


Answer :

Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat
None of these


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 one of the following terms is used to describe the state of atmosphere over an area at any point of time ?


Answer :

Weather
Winds
Climate
Pressure


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 :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [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 :

Monsoon arrives in India approximately


Answer :

Early May
Early June
Early July
Early August


Question :

___________are the fast flowing cold air current in a narrow zone in the upper atmosphere.


Answer :

Loo
Mango showers
Kal Baisakhi
Jet Streams