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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 :

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 :

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 :

The term monsoon originated from


Answer :

German
Hindi
Latin
Arabic


Question :

Which of the following stations has equable temperature ?


Answer :

Lucknow
Mumbai
Amritsar
Nagpur


Question :

Mango showers helps in ripening of


Answer :

Apples
Mangoes
Bananas
Coconut


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 :

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 :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [CBSE CCE 2010]


Question :

Mango showers occur in which of the following group of two states ?


Answer :

Bihar and West Bengal
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka and Kerala
Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh


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]