Climate of India

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1)   Which one of the following states suffers from loo?

  • [A] Tamil Nadu
  • [B] Uttar Pradesh
  • [C] Gujarat
  • [D] None of these

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Gujarat

2)   In winter the western cyclonic disturbances originate from which sea?

  • [A] Mediterranean Sea
  • [B] Indian Ocean
  • [C] Caspian Sea
  • [D] Arabian Sea

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Mediterranean Sea

3)   Which area is not an area of low precipitation?

  • [A] Western Rajasthan and Gujarat
  • [B] Leh in Jammu and Kashmir
  • [C] Deccan plateau
  • [D] Assam

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Assam

4)   Which is the coldest place in India?

  • [A] Drass
  • [B] Srinagar
  • [C] Shillong
  • [D] Bikaner

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Drass

5)   Mango showers occur in which one of the following group of two states?

  • [A] Bihar and West Bengal
  • [B] Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
  • [C] Karnataka and Kerala
  • [D] Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh

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Karnataka and Kerala

6)   Bengal, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh coasts are frequented by cyclones because

  • [A] The level coastline makes the cyclones penetrate these areas earlier
  • [B] These areas are close to a volcano
  • [C] Low pressure conditions in northwest India lead to the creation of depression over Andaman sea
  • [D] Heavy rainfall in these parts encourage strong wind conditions

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Low pressure conditions in northwest India lead to the creation of depression over Andaman sea

7)   The peninsular part of India experiences peak summers earlier than northern India because

  • [A] There is less rainfall in the peninsula during that time
  • [B] Cold waves from Central Asia sweeps through the northern plains during the time
  • [C] Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward
  • [D] Clouds do not form in those months

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Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward

8)   Kal Baisakhi is associated with

  • [A] Punjab
  • [B] Kashmir
  • [C] Karnataka
  • [D] Bengal

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Bengal

9)   The term monsoon is originated from?

  • [A] German
  • [B] Hindi
  • [C] Latin
  • [D] Arabic

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Arabic

10)   By which of the following dates do southern parts of our islands receive their first monsoon showers?

  • [A] First week of April
  • [B] First week of May
  • [C] First week of June
  • [D] Mid-October

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First week of April

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