Climatology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 99 - 105 of 168

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Question number: 99

» Climatology » Temperature, Pressure and Winds

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The lapse rate of the atmosphere is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

10 C for every 165 meters

b.

6.50 C for every 1000 meters

c.

400 C for every 100 meters

d.

10 C for every 111 meters.

Question number: 100

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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What is true of stratosphere?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Its composition is same as that of troposphere

b.

Clouds occur only in restricted regions

c.

Polar nights are associated with it

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 101

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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The particles which do NOT readily absorb or retain moisture are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

non-hygroscopic

b.

feldspar

c.

hygroscopic

d.

quartz

Question number: 102

» Climatology » Koppen's and Thornthwaite's Schemes

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Thermal Efficiency Index was devised by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Strahler

b.

Koppen

c.

Trewartha

d. None of the above

Question number: 103

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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The transition zone between Troposphere and Stratosphere is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

There is no such zone between Troposphere and Stratosphere

b.

Troposphere

c.

Tropopause

d.

Stratopause

Question number: 104

» Climatology » Heat Budget of the Earth

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Solar radiation travels at the rate of (Unit = km/s)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

300, 000

b.

60, 000

c.

280, 000

d.

250, 000

Question number: 105

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Throughout the stratosphere

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

There is a gradual decrease in temperature

b.

There is a gradual increase in temperature

c.

The temperature increases or decreases with latitude

d.

The temperature remains constant

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