Climatology-Insolation (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 7 of 13

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Question number: 1

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The visible surface of the sun is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sun surface

b.

Sun spots

c.

Photosphere

d.

Chromosphere

Question number: 2

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Uneven distribution of insolation of the earth is maintained by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Direction of the winds

b.

Presence of the pressure belts

c.

Spherical shape of the earth

d.

Distribution of land and water

Question number: 3

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A southward of facing mountain and hill slope in northern hemisphere

(1) Receive more sunlight

(2) Receive less sunlight

(3) Receive more rainfall

(4) Has thick vegetation

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Only 1

b.

1 and 2

c.

2, 3 and 4

d.

All of the above

Question number: 4

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The latitude, which receives the maximum amount of insolation is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Equator

b.

Tropic of Capricorn

c.

Tropic of Cancer

d.

Arctic Circle

Question number: 5

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Which of the substances has the highest albedo?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Glacier ice

b.

Old compact snow

c.

Clam water

d.

Fresh snow

Question number: 6

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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: 7

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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

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