Competitive Exams Geography Solved Objective Questions Part 1

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1. The thermal equator is identified as the area of

(a) Atmosphere latitude

(b) Highest absolute temperature

(c) Highest mean temperature

(d) Mean summer temperature

Answer: (c)

2. Tropical cyclones which occur off the coast of Florida and the Caribbean Sea are

(a) Tornadoes

(b) Typhoons

(c) Hurricanes

(d) Depressions

Answer: (c)

3. It is now possible to control several weather conditions because of

(a) A number of discoveries such as electrical earth, cloud seeding etc.

(b) Availability of accurate weather data

(c) Advancement of technology

(d) Both (a) and (b)

Answer: (a)

4. Clouds vary in shape according to

(a) Height and temperature

(b) Wind direction alone

(c) Evaporation cycle

(d) Presence of hygroscopic nuclei

Answer: (c)

5. Anticyclones are regions having

(a) Violent storms

(b) Winds blowing anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere

(c) Higher pressure at the center than the surrounding areas

(d) Very unstable weather

Answer: (c)

6. Mistral is a

(a) Warm wind with a lot of dust

(b) Local wind over the Rhine valley

(c) Cold wind down the Rhone valley

(d) Cold wind in Australia

Answer: (c)

7. Meridional circulation of winds are otherwise called

(a) Jet stream

(b) Planetary winds

(c) Monsoon winds

(d) Advection.

Answer: (b)

8. The Roaring Forties are

(a) Turbulent winds of the Caribbean Sea

(b) Waterfalls in Africa

(c) Turbulent years in the world between 1940 and 1944

(d) Winds blowing between and parallels in the southern hemisphere.

Answer: (d)

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