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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 :

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 :

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 :

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 :

Mango showers helps in ripening of


Answer :

Apples
Mangoes
Bananas
Coconut


Question :

During winter, there is a area, north of


Answer :

High pressure
Low Pressure
Moderate pressure
Low - High pressure


Question :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [CBSE CCE 2010]


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 :

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 :

The wind blowing in the Northern plain in summer


Answer :

Kal Baisakhi
Trade wind
Loo
All above


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.