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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 :

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 :

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 :

In winter, the western cyclonic disturbances originate from which sea ?


Answer :

Mediterranean Sea
Indian Ocean
Shillong
Arabian Sea


Question :

Four statements regarding El-Nino are given below. Write then in correct order.
(i) Its presence leads to an increase in sea-surface temperature and weakening of the trade winds in a region
(ii) It is the name given to periodic development of the warm ocean current along the coast of Peru as a temporary replacement of cold Peruvian Current
(iii) It starts flowing during summer
(iv) It is a Spanish word which means 'the child' and refers to baby Christ.


Answer :

(iv), (iii), (ii), (i)
(iv), (ii), (i), (iii)
(iv), (i), (ii), (iii)
(ii), (iv), (iii), (i)


Question :

Cold weather rains in India are locally known as


Answer :

Rabi
Sankranti
Mahawat
Maagh Varsha


Question :

Four places (a), (b), (c) and (d) are given below. Name the place which receives the highest rainfall in the world.


Answer :

Silchar
Cherrapunji
Mawsynram
Guwahati


Question :

What is the full form o f ' ITCZ ' ?


Answer :

The International Tropical Convergence Zone
The International Tropical Convergent Zone
The Interstate Tropical Convergence Zone
The Inter Tropical Convergence Zone


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 :

Kal Baisakhi is associated with


Answer :

Punjab
Kashmir
Karnataka
Bengal [CBSE CCE 2010]


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.