Climatology-Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 55 - 59 of 68

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Question number: 55

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

Greenhouse effect is caused by which property of carbon dioxide.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It’s capacity to absorb heat

b.

transparency to short wave radiation and opaqueness to long wave radiation

c.

Its quality of having high heat of condensation

d.

transparency to long wave radiation and opaqueness to short wave radiation

Question number: 56

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

Earth’s early atmosphere had a high temperature because of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

high temperature of the earth’s surface

b.

bombardment of X-ray and gamma ray

c.

high amount of carbon dioxide

d.

high amount of cosmic radiation

Question number: 57

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

The tropopause, which acts as a ceiling to weather generated in troposphere tends to be ________ in elevation in summer than in winter and ________ at the equator than at the poles.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

higher, higher

b.

lower, lower

c.

higher, lower

d.

lower, higher

Question number: 58

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

The lighter gases do not become abundant in the upper atmosphere.

Reason (Ꭱ)

There is a large scale turbulent mixing of the atmosphere.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

d.

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

Question number: 59

» Climatology » Composition and Structure of the Atmosphere

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Question

Which of the following is NOT a highly variable constituent

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Water vapor

b.

Ozone

c.

Particles

d.

Radon

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