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Geography Quiz Questions and Answers on Climatology

11 Psychrometer is an instrument used to measure :
A relative humidity of air
B atmospheric pressure
C relative density of liquids
D amount of actual evapotranspiration

Answer: Option [A]
12 What is the cause behind frontal rain ?
A tropical air meets cold polar air
B cold air from sea
C convection currents
D none of these

Answer: Option [A]
13 The contact of two air masses differing sharply in humidity originates :
A stratospheric instability
B tropical cyclones
C inter tropical convergence
D temperate xyclones

Answer: Option [D]
14 What causes smog ?
A due water pollution
B due to Earth's heat
C due to air pollution
D none of these

Answer: Option [C]
15 In the Earth's atmosphere, the atmospheric pressure :
A remains constant with height
B increases with height
C decreases with height
D first increases and then decreases with height

Answer: Option [C]


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