Competitive Exams Geography Solved Objective Questions Part 5

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38. Match the following by choosing the correct alphabet given in the answer.

A) Hygrometer I) Where water boils above 100 oc

B) Fortins PRESSURE II) Effect of measuring instrument

C) Areas of high evaporation III) Measures atmos pheric humidity

D) Cooling process IV) Measures pressure of the atmosphere

A B c d

(a) II IV I III

(b) III IV I II

(c) III I IV II

(d) I IV III II.

Answer: (b)

39.The direction of prevailing winds blowing from the Horse latitudes to the sub-polar region in the Southern Hemisphere is

(a) South-east

(b) North-west

(c) North-east

(d) South-west.

Answer: (b)

40. Funnel shaped destructive spirals of rapidly rising air that have a diameter of only about 100-150 metres at the base are

(a) Typhoons

(b) Cyclones

(c) Hurricanes

(d) Tornadoes.

Answer: (d)

41. The atmosphere over the Antarctica is generally cloudless because of

(a) Low temperature

(b) Lack of water bodies

(c) Flat topography

(d) High pressure.

Answer: (a)

42. No clouds are formed when the air masses forming & front are

(a) Made up of dry air

(b) Made up of warm unstable air

(c) Made up of cold unstable air

(d) Like an occluded front.

Answer: (a)

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