Geography  Misc

1. A particular ocean has a broad shape of S in the North South orientation. Which is that ocean?

Atlantic Ocean. Pacific Ocean. Indian Ocean. Southern Ocean.

2. In which part of the ocean does the typical example of reversal of ocean current can be observed which is guided by the planetary wind system?

Northern part of Indian Ocean. Southern part of Indian Ocean. North Atlantic Ocean. South Pacific Ocean.

3. Which of the statements are true regarding Equatorial climatic conditions?
1. It is known as latitudinal climate.
2. Low range of temperature is mainly due to the equatorial air mass.
3. There is no seasonality in this region or there are no distinguished seasons unlike
other climatic regions.
Which among the following statement/s is/are true?

3 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 2 only. All the above.

4. Consider the statements regarding the Mediterranean climate.
1. During summers this climatic region comes under the influence of On-shore
Westerly wind.
2. During winters this climatic region comes under the influence of Off-shore Trade
wind.
3. atmospheric stability exists over the region during summers because of anti-cyclonic
conditions.
Which of the statement/s is/are correct?

1, 2 only. 3 only. All the above. None of the above.

5. Desert is mainly located in the tropical West margins of the continents. What is/are the possible reason/s?
1. Existence of the perennial high pressure over this region.
2. Prevailing On-shore winds throughout the year.
3. Cold currents on the continental west margins add to the atmospheric stability of the
region.
Choose the correct code from the following.

1 only. 1, 2 only. 1, 3 only. 2, 3 only.

6. Atacama desert is one of the driest deserts of the world. Apart from other reasons there is a particular current which has made it a driest desert. Which is that current?

Benguela current. Okhotsk current. Peruvian current. None of the above.

7. Frank Joseph land of Russia makes the northern most limit of summer vegetation in Tundra climate. Which is the type of precipitation that occurs in this region that supports this vegetation?

A very low cyclonic depression that causes light rainfall in the form of snow fall. Frontal precipitation that causes precipitation in the form of snow fall. Convectional type of precipitation. Both 1 and 2.

 

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