Effects Of Monsoons Quiz

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Effects Of Monsoons Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term monsoon means
    • A. 

      Extreme weather

    • B. 

      Prolonged drought

    • C. 

      Seasonal wind

    • D. 

      Storm surge

  • 2. 
    Atmospheric pressure is a measure of which of the following?
    • A. 

      The total solar energy received by Earth

    • B. 

      The weight of air pushing down on Earth

    • C. 

      The speed of prevailing winds circling Earth

    • D. 

      The amount of water vapor in the air around Earth

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Cloud seeding

    • B. 

      The water cycle

    • C. 

      Altitudinal zonation

    • D. 

      The orographic effect

  • 4. 
    Based on this climagraph, Mumbai lies in which of these climate zones?
    • A. 

      Tropical wet and dry

    • B. 

      Marine west coast

    • C. 

      Humid continental

    • D. 

      Tropical wet

  • 5. 
    What is one way that people adapt to the semiarid climate of Jodhpur?
    • A. 

      They grow thirsty crops

    • B. 

      They use drip irrigation

    • C. 

      They build houses on stilts

    • D. 

      They drive rickshaws to work

  • 6. 
    Based on this climagraph, which of these would be the most pleasant months for an outdoor festival in Calcutta?
    • A. 

      July

    • B. 

      August

    • C. 

      September

    • D. 

      October

  • 7. 
    Because Pune, India lies in a rain shadow, its people have learned to live with
    • A. 

      Frequent droughts

    • B. 

      Tropical cyclones

    • C. 

      Water salinization

    • D. 

      Widespread flooding

  • 8. 
    Which of these South Asian cities is known as one of the world's wettest capitals?
    • A. 

      Abuja

    • B. 

      Ankara

    • C. 

      Dhaka

    • D. 

      Ottawa