Classical

Atmosphere & Winds - Section 2

11:  

Doldrums are belts of low atmospheric pressure obtained in the regions adjoining the equator to a distance of

A.

5 degree latitude towards the north only

B.

5 degree latitude towards the south only

C.

5 degree latitude towards north and south

D.

15 degree latitilde towards north and south

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


12:  

The amount of Albedo in the atmosphere is about

A.

50%

B.

42%

C.

37%

D.

15%

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


13:  

The proportion of nitrogen in dry air is

A.

21% by volume

B.

78% by volume

C.

50% by weight

D.

21% by weight

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


14:  

The Sea breeze blows during

A.

day from land to sea

B.

day from sea to land

C.

night from land to sea

D.

night from sea to land

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


15:  

As the altitude increases temperature decreases at the rate of 10C  for every

A.

200 Feet

B.

300 Feet

C.

400 Feet

D.

450 Feet

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :




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