Q.1) What do we call the leeward side of a mountain which does not receive rain?

A. Wet zone
B. rain-shadow area (Correct Answer)
C. muddy zone
D. dry zone

Q.2) Among the following, salinity is likely to be the highest in?

A. Red Sea (Correct Answer)
B. Pacific Ocean
C. Mediterranean Sea
D. None of the above

Q.3) Tuscarora Deep is located in?

A. Near India
B. Off Andaman & Nicobar Islands
C. Off Japan (Correct Answer)
D. None of these

Q.4) Which of the following is one of the warm currents in the Indian Ocean?

A. Agulhas Current (Correct Answer)
B. Labrador Current
C. Humboldt Current
D. None of the above

Q.5) ______________is a great circle.

A. tropic of Capricorn
B. tropic of Cancer
C. Arctic Circle
D. equator (Correct Answer)

Q.6) Blizzards are characteristic of which among the following region.

A. antarctic (Correct Answer)
B. tropical
C. equatorial
D. None of these

Q.7) Identify an anticyclone from the following options?

A. high pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere (Correct Answer)
B. low pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere
C. high pressure system with clockwise winds in southern hemisphere
D. low pressure system with clockwise winds in southern hemisphere

Q.8) A tornado is?

A. a planetary wind
B. a very low pressure centre (Correct Answer)
C. a very high pressure centre
D. None of these

Q.9) Among the following, Red Sea is an example of?

A. lava structure
B. faulted structure (Correct Answer)
C. residual structure
D. None of the above

Q.10) What do we term the Rocks formed deep inside the earth as a result of solidification of lava?

A. volcanic rocks
B. plutonic rocks (Correct Answer)
C. sedimentary rocks
D. None of these

Q.11) ___________ is the temperature at which an air parcel will become saturated with the present amount of water vapor.

A. Atmospheric temperature
B. Saturation point (Correct Answer)
C. Precipitation point
D. None of the above

Q.12) ____________ is the amount of water vapour (grams) in a given volume of air (cubic metre).

A. absolute humidity (Correct Answer)
B. relative humidity
C. specific humidity
D. None of the above

Q.13) Cirrus means?

A. A high cloud (Correct Answer)
B. A low cloud
C. A rain-bearing cloud
D. None of the above

Q.14) What does Hail consist of?

A. masses of ice with concentric layers (Correct Answer)
B. water droplets
C. granular ice
D. None of the above

Q.15) Fog is?

A. an altocumulus cloud
B. a cumulonimbus cloud
C. a low stratus cloud (Correct Answer)
D. None of the above

Q.16) Name the theory that suggests that the continents of South America & Africa were once joined together.

A. Ritter's theory
B. Kant's theory
C. continental drift theory (Correct Answer)
D. None of these

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