Climatology-Temperature, Pressure and Winds (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 24 - 29 of 41

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Question number: 24

» Climatology » Temperature, Pressure and Winds

Appeared in Year: 2015

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The westerlies and trade winds are example of winds? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

microscale

b.

macroscale

c.

mesoscale

d.

toposcale

Question number: 25

» Climatology » Temperature, Pressure and Winds

Appeared in Year: 2015

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According to single-cell circulation model proposed by George Hadley the most important factor causing the global atmospheric circulation is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Subsidence at the equator

b.

The jet stream

c.

Temperature contrast between equator and pole

d.

The rotation of the earth

Question number: 26

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Mauna Loa, in Hawaii is famous for:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Monitoring sea level rise since 1950

b.

Monitoring rainfall

c.

Botanical garden

d.

Continuous monitoring of atmospheric CO2 since 1957

Question number: 27

» Climatology » Temperature, Pressure and Winds

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which two global winds originate from the subtropical highs? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Chinook and Foehn

b.

Polar easterlies and westerlies

c.

Trade winds and westerlies

d.

Trade winds and polar easterlies

Question number: 28

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An aircraft is flying at an altitude of 10 km. At that altitude the temperature is -400C. What is the ambient temperature on the ground?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

250C

b.

30 0C

c.

240C

d.

200C

Question number: 29

» Climatology » Temperature, Pressure and Winds

Appeared in Year: 2015

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The only truely continuous pressure belt on the earth is (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Northern hemisphere subtropical high

b.

Southern hemisphere sub polar low

c.

Southern hemisphere subtropical high

d.

Equatorial low

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