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Climatology Objective Questions and Answers

1 The cold and dense downslope wind flowing from the mountain slope during the night is known as :
A anabatic wind
B khamsin
C harmattan
D katabatic wind

Answer: Option [D]
2 Identify the chemically inactive or noble gas from the following :
A Oxygen
B Hydrogen
C Argon
D Carbon-di-oxide

Answer: Option [C]
3 With reference to the sub-tropical high pressure belt, consider the following statements
I. It is affected by Earth's rotation and descent of winds from higher altitudes
II. It dynamically induced and characterized with anti-cyclonic conditions

Which of the statement/statements given above is/are correct

A I only
B II only
C Both I and II
D Neither I nor II

Answer: Option [C]
4 Atmospheric pressure generated on the earth's surface is due to :
A Earth's rotation
B Erath's revolution
C Gravitional force of the Earth
D None of these

Answer: Option [C]
5 Among the following gases which is/are responsible for climate change ?
A Oxygen
B Carbon-di-oxide
C Nitrogen
D Helium

Answer: Option [B]


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