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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 :

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.


Question :

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


Answer :

Cyclone depression
Western disturbance
Retreating Monsoons
South-West Monsoons


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 :

Monsoon arrives in India approximately


Answer :

Early May
Early June
Early July
Early August


Question :

The term monsoon originated from


Answer :

German
Hindi
Latin
Arabic


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 :

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 :

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 :

The wind blowing in the Northern plain in summer


Answer :

Kal Baisakhi
Trade wind
Loo
All above


Question :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [CBSE CCE 2010]