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] Gravitational 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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