GK Question On Earth Atmosphere Quiz 3

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GK Question On Earth Atmosphere Quiz

Q21. An upper air wind system with very high velocities in certain parts of the atmosphere is called?
(A) A cyclone
(B) An anticyclone
(C) Jet stream
(D) A tsunami

Q22. Which one of the following conditions is not necessary for precipitation to occur?
(A) The air must be warm
(B) The air must be saturated
(C) The air must be cooled below its dew point
(D) The air must contain hygroscopic particles

Q23.When a descending air contracts and its volume decreases, what happens top its temperature?
(A) Its temperature decreases
(B) Its temperature increases
(C) Its temperature remains contract
(D) Its temperature first increases then decreases

Q24. Which of the following sequences of clouds in ascending order would one meet 500 metres and above the mean sea level?
(A) Stratus, Nimbus, Cirrostratus, Cirrus
(B) Nimbus, Cirrostratus, Cirrocumulus
(C) Cirrostratus, Stratus, Nimbus, Cumulo- nimbus,
(D) Stratus, Cirrostratus, Cumulo- nimbus, Cirrocumulus

Q25. A descending cloud burst swept over leh on august 2010.which one of the following statements with regard to cloud burst is not correct
(A) Cloud burst is a localized weather phenomenon representing highly concentrated rainfall over a small area in a short duration of time
(B) Cloud burst occurs due to upward movement of moisture laden air with sufficient rapidity to form cumulonimbus cloud
(C) Cloud burst occurs only in hilly areas
(D) There is no satisfactory technique till now for predicting cloud burst

Q26. What is the major role of a greenhouse gas that contributes to temperature rise of the earth` s surface?
(A) Transparent to both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation
(B) Stops both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation
(A) Lets outgoing infrared radiation pass through but stops incoming sunlight
(B) Lets incoming sunlight pass through but stops outgoing infrared radiation

Q27. Logically, what dose a continually rising air pressure indicates?
(A) Advent of unsettled and cloudy weather
(B) Advent of a cyclone
(C) Fine and settled weather
(D) Fine and unsettled  weather

Q28. What is a cloudburst?
(A) It refers to sudden and copious rainfall over a small area which often lasts for only
(B) It refers to 50 mm rain over a period of time
(C) It is caused by rapid condensation of very high clouds
(D) It refers to a thunderstorm with little rain

Q29. Rain shadow effect is associated with
(A) Cyclonic rainfall
(B) Orographic rainfall
(C) Convectional rainfall
(D) Frontal rainfall

Q30. The intensity of insulation depends on
(A) Altitude
(B) Nature of terrain
(C) Wind
(D) Latitude

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