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NTA NET Geography Model Paper 2 Higher Questions and Answers Part 1

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1. Which or the following climatic controls is the most important?

(A) Latitude

(B) Altitude

(C) Pressure and wind system

(D) Continentality

2. What is a mango shower?

(A) Pre-monsoon rainfall in Karnataka and Kerala

(B) Rainfall in June to September

(C) Rainfall in winter days

(D) Rainfall caused by western disturbances

3. In which climate zone is rainfall low, highly variable and undependable?

(A) Mid latitude western continental margin

(B) Tropical

(C) Humid mid-latitude

(D) Polar

4. Which type of climate classification scheme uses vegetation patterns as a prominent feature?

(A) Tropical

(B) Koppen

(C) McClatchy

(D) Maxfield

5. Which of those conditions leads to cyclogenesis?

(A) Upper level divergence being equal to lower level convergence

(B) Upper level divergence being weak than lower level convergence

(C) Upper level divergence being greater than lower level convergence

(D) Upper level divergence being constant

6. Choose from the following that are not true

I. The Koppen climate classification system is based on both the temperature and annual amount of precipitation of a region

II. A city that is classified as having a humid continental climate under the Koppen classification system would possibly have a Thornthwaite index of -20

III. The Thornthwaite system of climate classification is not directly based on temperature

(A) I only

(B) II only

(C) III only

(D) II and III only

7. Which of the following climate zones is typically subject to the greatest diurnal variation in temperature?

(A) Humid subtropical

(B) Arctic

(C) Arid

(D) Mediterranean

8. The ‘weather layer’ of the atmosphere is the

(A) Mesosphere

(B) Ionosphere

(C) Troposphere

(D) Stratosphere

9. A relatively high concentration of electrically charged particles is the features of?

(A) Troposphere

(B) Stratosphere

(C) Mesosphere

(D) Ionosphere

10. The aurora borealis (northern lights) is most likely to be visible

(A) Near the equator

(B) During daylight hours

(C) At high latitudes

(D) Far from equator

11. An example of a secondary air pollutant is

(A) Automobile exhaust

(B) Sulphur dioxide from coal burning

(C) Photochemical smog

(D) Oxygen

12. The electrical output of a solar cell depends on the?

(A) Intensity of solar radiation

(B) Heat component of solar radiation

(C) Ultraviolet radiation

(D) Infrared radiation

13. A solar pond is a combination of which of the following combinations?

(A) Solar energy collection and heat storage

(B) Solar energy storage and heal collection

(C) Solar energy collection and energy storage

(D) None of the above

14. Which one of the following appliances use solar-photovoltaic technology?

(A) Solar lantern

(B) Biogas plant

(C) Solar water heater

(D) Solar air heater

15. The value of solar constant is approximately

(A) 6.5 kW/m2

(B) 1.36 kW/m2

(C) 3.64 kW/m2

(D) 10 kW/m2

16 … have a strong greenhouse effect, whose surface temperature averages 480oC (900o F)

(A) Earth

(B) Venus

(C) Mars

(D) Pluto