Quiz On Indian And World Geography With Answers: Set 3

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Quiz On Indian And World Geography With Answers: Set 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Among the following, which layer of atmosphere maintains an almost uniform horizontal temperature?1. tropopause2. troposphere3. stratosphere
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 3

    • C. 

      1 and 2

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 2. 
    The winds blowing from subtropical high pressure regions, to the equator are known as?
    • A. 

      Tropical easterlies

    • B. 

      Westerlies

    • C. 

      Doldrums

    • D. 

      High latitude easterlies

  • 3. 
    When does the thickness of the troposphere increases?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Summer

    • C. 

      Autumn

    • D. 

      Spring

  • 4. 
    Fall in air temperature with increasing elevation is termed as?
    • A. 

      Lapse rate

    • B. 

      Thermal reduction

    • C. 

      Thermal anomaly

    • D. 

      Temperature fall

  • 5. 
    The doldrums belt is located ___________?
    • A. 

      Near the polar areas

    • B. 

      Near the equator

    • C. 

      On the Tropic of Capricorn

    • D. 

      On the Tropic of Cancer

  • 6. 
    Among the following, which factor/factors do not affect the amount of insolation?1. rotation of the earth2. surface temperature3. solar constant4. length of day
    • A. 

      Only 1

    • B. 

      Only 2

    • C. 

      Both 1 and 2

    • D. 

      Neither 1 nor 2

  • 7. 
    What governs the velocity of wind?
    • A. 

      Farrel's Law

    • B. 

      Pressure gradient

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The temperature the highest near the tropopause in _____________ region?
    • A. 

      Over the Arctic region

    • B. 

      Around the equator

    • C. 

      Near the Tropic of Cancer

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which among the following are sedimentary rocks?i. limestoneii. quartziteiii. shale     iv. granite
    • A. 

      I and iv

    • B. 

      I and ii

    • C. 

      Ii and iii

    • D. 

      Ii and iv

  • 10. 
    Among the following, which is not a planetary wind?
    • A. 

      Westerlies

    • B. 

      Trade winds

    • C. 

      Easterlies

    • D. 

      Drainage winds

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