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CBSE Notes 2011-2012 » Cyclones : Resisting the Turbulent Times - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)

Cyclones : Resisting the Turbulent Times - Class 8 Social Science MCQs (Free Practice Test)


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Question :

The Indian subcontinent is the worst cyclone affected part ofthe world due to


Answer :

presence of high mountains
the powerful monsoons
low depth ofthe ocean bed
large amount of water


Question :

The Indian Meteorological Department is responsible for
(A) cyclone tracking
(B) preparing citizens to facc
(C) cyclone warning
(D) dealing with after affects.


Answer :

A, C
B, C
C, D
A, B


Question :

Cycloncs in the Pacific Occan arc known as


Answer :

tornadoes
willies willies
hurricanes
typhoons


Question :

The word cyclone is derived from the Greek word 'cvclos' meaning


Answer :

cyclone
coils of a snake
circular
lower