1. The nature of the winter rainfall in north western India is

A) Convectional

B) Orographic

C) Monsoohal

D) Cyclonic

2. Relative humidity of the atmosphere is directly affected by

A) Change in atmospheric pressure

B) Change in atmospheric temperature

C) Change in the direction of winds

D) None of these

3. the Himalayas have snowline at 4300 m whereas in the Alps mountain, it is at 3000m. This is because the

A) Himalayas have denser forest cover

B) Himalayas face the monsoon winds

C) Himalayas are higher than the Alps

D) Himalayas are located in the lower latitudes

4. The formation of fog occurs when

A) Cool air blows over warm water

B) Moist air meets cold surface of the earth

C) Moist air meets warm air

D) Warm air meets cold surface of the earth

5. The lowest temperature to which air can be cooled by evaporating water into it is called

A) Wet bulb temperature

B) Potential temperature

C) Equivalent temperature

D) Dew point temperature

6. Choose the incorrect statement

A) Capacity of air to hold moisture decreases with a rise in temperature of the air

B) The air pressure decreases with an increase in temperature

C) Absolute humidity is expressed in grams per cubic metre of air

D) With an ascent of every 165 metres, the temperature is reduced by 1?C.

7. The type of clouds which is the thunder cloud and associated with heavy rain is

A) Cumulonimbus

B) Cirrus

C) Strato-cumulus

D) Cirrostratus

8. Which of the following types of rainfall occurs at places having continental type of climate?

A) Convectional

B) Cyclonic

C) Relief

D) Rainfall does not occur at these places

1. D 2. B 3. D 4. B
5. D 6. A 7. A 8. A