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Indian Geography MCQ-2

Consider the given statements
1. Coriolis effect is zero at the Equator
2. Coriolis effect is more towards the Poles.
3. Coriolis effects are related to the decreasing rotational velocity with increasing latitudes.
4. Coriolis effects are related to the increasing rotational velocity with increasing latitudes.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 1 and 3
(C) 1, 2 and 4
(D) 2 and 4

Mist is a result of which one of the following ?

(A) Condensation
(B) Evaporation
(C) Sublimation
(D) Saturation

The boundary between a warm and a cold air mass, where the latter is advancing and undercutting the former is

(A) Warm front
(B) Cold front
(C) Occluded front
(D) Polar front

Which among the following gases has the most volume by percentage in the atmosphere?

(A) Carbon dioxide
(B) Argon
(C) Neon
(D) Helium

The zone separating the warm surface water and cold water below is?

(A) Epilimnion
(B) Thermocline layer
(C) Thermohaline layer
(D) Hyplomnion

Consider the following statements
1. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean.
2. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern hemisphere than that in the Southern hemisphere.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Which of the following is the longest river in the world?

(A) Amazon
(B) Nile
(C) Mississippi
(D) Danube

What is Gulf Stream?

(A) A cold current in the Atlantic Ocean
(B) A cold current in the Pacific Ocean
(C) A warm current in the Atlantic Ocean
(D) A warm current in the Pacific Ocean

Which of the following straits is not in Asia?

(A) Malacca strait
(B) Bass strait
(C) Formosa strait
(D) Molucca strait

What are Rogue waves?

(A) Waves that do not move horizontally but remain stationary
(B) Wave of unusually large size for the prevailing wind condition
(C) Waves produced due to the combination of low air pressure and onshore winds
(D) Waves produced due to the combination of high air pressure and offshore winds

Cloudy nights are warmer compared to clear cloudless nights, because clouds?

(A) Prevent cold waves from the sky from descending on Earth
(B) Reflect back the heat given off by Earth
(C) Produce heat and radiate it towards Earth
(D) Absorb heat from the atmosphere and send it towards Earth

Which one of the following weather conditions is indicated a sudden fall in barometer reading?

(A) Stormy
(B) Calm weather
(C) Cold and dry weather
(D) Hot and sunny weather

Assertion (A) Prairies receive more rainfall than steppes.
Reason (R) Steppes are more continental than Prairies.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Tidal range denotes the ?

(A) Rise of sea water and its movement toward the coast
(B) Fall of sea water and its movement toward the sea
(C) Rise and fall of sea water due to gravitational forces
(D) Difference between high and low tide

Continental shelf is?

(A) a part of oceanic crust made of granite
(B) a part of continental crust made of basalt
(C) a part of oceanic crust made of basalt
(D) a part of continental crust made of granite

Assertion (A) In the Northern hemisphere, the ocean currents flowing from equator towards the North pole and from pole towards the equator are deflected to their right.
Reason (R) This happens due to rotation of the Earth on the axis from West to East.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true and R is ‘the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Generally salinity decreases from?

(A) equator to poles
(B) Poles to equator
(C) Decreases from equator till subtropical latitudes and increases later
(D) Increases from equator till subtropical latitudes and decreases later