• 1.  Which one of the following is an element of weather and climate?

  • Atmospheric pressure
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • All of these
  • 2.  Around the time of its arrival, the normal rainfall increases suddenly and continues constantly for several days. This is called:

  • North-easterlies
  • Jet stream
  • South-west monsoon
  • Burst of the monsoon
  • 3.  Which of the following is a component of westerly flow?

  • North-easterlies
  • Jet stream
  • South-west monsoon
  • Kal Baishakhi
  • 4.  Which prevents the southwest monsoon winds from escaping from India?

  • The Indian deserts
  • The Himalayas
  • Low pressure over Central Asia
  • None of these
  • 5.  Which winds brings widespread rainfall over the mainland of India?

  • Sea breeze
  • North easterly
  • Southwest monsoon winds
  • None of these
  • 6.  Which one of the following places in India have cooler climate even during summers?

  • Jaisalmer
  • Surat
  • Mussoorie
  • All of these
  • 7.  What does the word monsoon literally means?

  • Wind pattern
  • Change
  • Seasons
  • All of these
  • 8.  Which is the coldest place in India?

  • Shillong
  • Srinagar
  • Drass
  • None of these
  • 9.  Which one of the following states in India suffers from loo?

  • Maharashtra
  • Bihar
  • Gujarat
  • All of these
  • 10.  What causes rainfall in West Bengal during the hot weather season?

  • Kal Baishakhi
  • Southwest monsoon
  • Retreating Monsoon
  • None of these
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