Test: Climate - 3


30 Questions MCQ Test Geography (Prelims) by Valor Academy | Test: Climate - 3


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QUESTION: 1

In which month the transition season changes the hot rainy season to dry winter season? 

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QUESTION: 2

In which of the following stations of India's mainland do the monsoons arrive first?

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In Thiruvananthapuram the monsoons arrive first. The monsoon arrives at the southern tip of the Indian peninsula generally by the first week of June. In Thiruvananthapuram the monsoons arrive first

QUESTION: 3

The word monsoon is derived from a word which literally means which of the following? 

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QUESTION: 4

Which of the following prevents the southwest monsoon winds from escaping from India? 

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QUESTION: 5

Due to which of the following factors does Pune receive much lesser rainfall as compared to Mumbai?

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QUESTION: 6

Which of the following is a component of upper air circulation? 

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following places of India experiences extreme type of climate?

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The capital experiences an extremecontinental climate due to the fact that it is far away from the sea. Delhi experiences extreme type of climate because it is surrounded by cities on all sides and there is no such waterbody who can make it warm in winters and provide maritime climate.

QUESTION: 8

By which of the following dates do southern parts of our islands receive their first monsoon showers?

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QUESTION: 9

Bengal, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh coasts are frequented by cyclones because :

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QUESTION: 10

The peninsular part of India experiences peak summers earlier than northern India because:

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The peninsular part of India experiences peak summers earlier than northern India because. Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward.

QUESTION: 11

Mango showers occur in which one of the following group of two states?

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QUESTION: 12

The term monsoon is originated from?

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QUESTION: 13

In winter the western cyclonic disturbances originate from which sea? 

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QUESTION: 14

Which of the following causes rainfall in West Bengal during the hot weather season? 

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QUESTION: 15

Which of the following states suffer from loo?

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Loo, heat wave tighten its grip over Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Loo has extended its reach and has now gripped more parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra and even West Madhya Pradesh. Moreover, some parts of this region are also reeling under heat wave conditions.

QUESTION: 16

Which of the following places in India experiences a very high diurnal range of temperature?

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Diurnal range of temperature is the difference between maximum and minimum temperature of a day. Diurnal range of temperature is high in desert regions like Rajasthan, Thar Desert and interior parts of Rann of Kutch like Jodhpur

QUESTION: 17

In which of the following places are houses built on stilts? 

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QUESTION: 18

From which of the following pressure belts do the north-easterly trade winds originate?

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QUESTION: 19

Latitude and altitude of a place determine which of the following climatic elements of a place?

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QUESTION: 20

Which one of the following is not one of the six major controls of the climate of any place?

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There are six major controls; of the climate of a place:
(i) Latitude: Due to the curvature of the earth, the amount of solar energy received varies according, to latitude.(ii) Pressure and wind system: The pressure and wind system of any area depend on the latitude and altitude of the place.

QUESTION: 21

Which of the following places have cooler climate even during summers?

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QUESTION: 22

Which of the following stations of India experiences snowfall in winter? 

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QUESTION: 23

Which of the following atmospheric conditions govern the climate and associated weather conditions in India?

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QUESTION: 24

Due to which of the following reasons is the southwest monsoons rain bearing winds?

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QUESTION: 25

Which of the following latitudes passes through the middle of our country, giving it the characteristics of tropical as well as subtropical climate? 

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QUESTION: 26

In which of the following places of India there is very little difference between day and night temperatures? 

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As we know the equator receives direct sunrays.So,the distance between in day and night is hardly felt at equator.While, Thiruvananthapuram is the closest to equator (present in southern part of India) amongst given options.Therefore,the difference between day and night is hardly felt at Thiruvananthapuram.

QUESTION: 27

The Indian subcontinent experiences comparatively milder winters as compared to Central Asia due to which of the following factors?

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The Himalayas prevent the cold winds from Central Asia from entering the subcontinent. It is because of these mountains that this subcontinent experiences comparatively milder winters as compared to central Asia.

QUESTION: 28

In which of the following months does the Tamil Nadu coast get most of its rainfall?

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QUESTION: 29

Kal Baisakhi is associated with ?

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QUESTION: 30

Which of the following winds brings widespread rainfall over the mainland of India?

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