Geography-Motion of the Earth (NTSE Stage-2 (National-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

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Which of the following force is responsible for deflecting winds towards the right in Northern hemisphere and towards left in Southern hemisphere?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cohesive force

b.

Coriolis force

c.

Gravitational force

d.

None of the above

Question number: 2

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Which of the following best describes ‘jet streams’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Winds blowing from the tropical high pressure belts towards the equatorial low pressure belts

b.

Wind blowing from sub-tropical high pressure belts towards the tropical low pressure belts

c.

Wind system with seas and reversal of direction

d.

Narrow meandering bands of winds which blow in mid latitude near the tropopause and encircle the globe

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