Climatology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 48 - 54 of 207

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Question number: 48

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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The main reason for the rise of temperature in the stratosphere is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Absorption of ozone by the atmosphere

b.

Upward convective mechanism, which transports warm air

c.

Gravity of the atmosphere

d.

Bombardment of X-rays and other Ultraviolet radiations

Question number: 49

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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The layer of free electrons produced because of interaction of ultraviolet rays with nitrogen atoms is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

E layer

b.

D layer

c.

F layer

d.

Ionosphere

Question number: 50

» Climatology » Insolation

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The solar energy that reaches earth is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Radiant energy

b.

Insolation

c.

Radiation

d.

Conduction

Question number: 51

» Climatology » Insolation

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The natural event most directly caused by solar radiation is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Revolution of the earth

b.

Tide in the oceans

c.

Faulting in Earth’s crust

d.

Convection in the atmosphere

Question number: 52

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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What is NOT correct about stratosphere?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It extends upwards for 80 kilometers or more above troposphere

b.

There are marked seasonal temperature changes

c.

Dust in small proportion is present

d.

It is cold, cloudless, with extremely thin air

Question number: 53

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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The most abundant gas in the atmosphere is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Water vapor

b.

Carbon dioxide

c.

Nitrogen

d.

Oxygen

Question number: 54

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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If the Ozone were compressed to sea level temperature and pressure, ozone would contract to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3 meter

b.

30 meter

c.

3 mm

d.

3 feet

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