Climatology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 36 - 41 of 212

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Question number: 36

» Climatology » Heat Budget of the Earth

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The atmospheric gases absorb much of the terrestrial radiation except with wavelengths of between 8.5 to 14 microns. This is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Atmospheric gap

b.

Atmospheric windows

c.

Greenhouse windows

d.

Radiation windows

Question number: 37

» Climatology » Temperature, Pressure and Winds

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Which one of the following is not a factor that affects wind? : (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Friction

b.

Coriolis effect

c.

Magnetism

d.

Pressure gradient

Question number: 38

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

The thickness of the troposphere is greatest at the equator

Reason (Ꭱ)

Near the equator insolation is high and convection currents are strong

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

Question number: 39

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

Arrange the following gases of atmosphere in decreasing abundance:

(1) Argon

(2) Carbon dioxide

(3) Neon

(4) Helium

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2, 4, 3

b.

1, 3, 2, 3

c.

1, 2, 3, 4

d.

1, 4, 2, 3

Question number: 40

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

The main mass of hygroscopic particles are composed of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Dust particles

b.

Ammonia

c.

Sea salts

d.

Mica

Question number: 41

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

The lower layer of lonosphere is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ozonosphere

b.

Stratosphere

c.

Thermosphere

d.

Troposphere

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