Climatology-Heat Budget of the Earth (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 11 of 14

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Question number: 6

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Question

What percentage of solar radiation is reflected back from above the atmosphere and land into space (in percent)?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

30 + 17

b.

31 + 4

c.

30 + 4

d.

28 + 2

Question number: 7

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Question

Which of the following methods require no medium for energy transfer?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Advection

b.

Radiation

c.

Conduction

d.

Convection

Question number: 8

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

The receipt of solar energy on the Earth is least at aphelion.

Reason (Ꭱ)

The sun is nearest to the Earth.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false
c. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ
d. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 9

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Question

The average amount of solar energy received per unit area per unit time at the outer most boundary of the atmosphere is referred to as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Solar Constant

b.

Solar Congruence

c.

Sun Spot

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 10

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Question

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: 11

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Question

Heat budget on the surface of the earth is maintained by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Absorption by the earth

b.

Reflection of incoming solar radiation

c.

Refraction by the dust particles

d.

Incoming insolation in short waves and terrestrial radiation

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