Classical

Atmosphere & Winds - Section 2

16:  

Which one of the following is a type of planetary wind?

A.

Monsoons

B.

Loo

C.

Westerlies

D.

Tornadoes

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


17:  

In the northern hemisphere  the wind blowing from the Horse latitude to the Doldrums is called

A.

Westerly wind

B.

Trade wind

C.

Polar Easterly

D.

Jet Stream

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


18:  

Which of the following terms denotes the atmospheric level at which the decrease of temperature with height ceases to prevail?

A.

Troposphere

B.

Tropopause

C.

Stratosphere

D.

Ionosphere

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


19:  

Cyclone is a system of wind blowing

A.

spirally outwards from a high pressure region

B.

spirally towards low pressure region

C.

in a straight line from high to low pressure region

D.

from Bay of Bengal towards Bangladesh annually

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


20:  

The typhoons are more frequently experienced in

A.

the North Sea

B.

the West Indies Islands

C.

the Philippine Islands

D.

the Laccadive Islands

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :




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