GK/Atmosphere Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: Anticyclone is caused by which of the following ?

1.Heavy rainfall

2.violent wind

3.Winds that blow spirally inwards

4.Winds that blow spirally outwards from the centre


Question: Correct for cyclone is

1.It brings about sudden change In weather condition in an area

2.It is a wind circulation system with a low pressure at the centre

3.It is known as hurricane in West Indies

4.All of the above


Question: Countries favourably influenced by Westerlies are

1.New Zealand

2.Western Europe, British Columbia and East of U.S.A.

3.South-West Africa and South Chile

4.All of the above


Question: Exosphere is the which layer of the atmosphere ?

1.upper

2.Lower

3.Middle

4.It is not a layer


Question: Fill in the blanks: _____ is most powerful in determining movement of wind including its velocity.

1.Pseudo force

2.Pressure gradient force

3.Frictional force

4.Magnetic force


Question: Fill in the blanks: ______ is the inner most layer of the Earth.

1.Aesthenosphere

2.Barysphere

3.Lithosphere

4.Mesosphere


Question: Full form of DTR is ?

1.Direct Tidal rate

2.Diurnal temperature range

3.Diurnal tidal range

4.Direct temperature rate


Question: High-speed and dangerous dry winds that periodically kick up and blow from the mountains to the coast in Southern California are referred to as

1.Dry winds

2.Ana winds

3.Santa Ana winds.

4.None of the above


Question: In the southern hemisphere the westerlies blow from ?

1.North

2.North west

3.North East

4.All of the above


Question: In which type heat come from sun to earth ?

1.Temperature radiation

2.Solar radiation

3.Emitted Heat

4.All of the above


Question: Instrument use for measurement of atmospheric humidity is?

1.Hydrometer

2.Anemometer

3.Psychrometer

4.Lysimeter


Question: Temperate cyclones bring along with them

1.Mild rainfall

2.Pleasant weather

3.Snowfall

4.Hail


Question: The dry wind Santa Ana blows in

1.Argentina

2.Siberia

3.California

4.Switzerland


Question: The height of Exosphere layer of atmosphere is

1.600 km to 1200 km

2.600 km to 2400 km

3.1000 km to 3000 km

4.600 km to 10000 km


Question: The trade winds are caused because of which condition ?

1.Rotation of earth

2.Revolution of Earth

3. Inflowing movement of air along the earth surface towards the equator

4.None of the above


Question: The velocity of the winds is related to which of the following ?

1.Pressure gradient in the direction of their flow

2.The amount of water

3.The amount of vapour

4.None of the above


Question: The water content in the atmosphere affect by

1.Decrease as temperature decrease

2.Increases as temperature increase

3.Decrease as temperature increase

4.None of the above


Question: The wind in the southern hemisphere is deflected toward left due to ?

1.Rotation of sun

2.Temperature variation

3.Earth rotation

4.Different pressure


Question: Tratosphere is the layer of atmosphere which is

1.upper

2.Lower

3.Middle

4.It is not a layer


Question: Volume of Nitrogen gas in atmosphere is

1.Maximum

2.Minimum

3.Average

4.None of the above


Question: What is approximately the quantum of the pressure exerted by the atmosphere at sea level?

1.One kg per sq mtr

2.One kg per sq km

3.Five kg per sq mtr

4.Five kg per sq cm


Question: What is true with regard to Jet Streams?

1.Blow in upper troposphere near the tropopause

2.High velocity winds

3.Blow from west to east

4.All of the above


Question: When we go up in the atmosphere, temperature will

1.increase

2.decrease

3.remain constant

4.None of the above


Question: Which among the following clouds are to be found at low elevation?

1.Nimbus

2.Cirrus

3.Stratus

4.Cumulus


Question: Which among the following factor is responsible for the intensity of insolation?

1.Wind

2.Altitude

3.Nature of terrain

4.Latitude


Question: Which among the following is the most important factor in thunderstorm development.

1.Atmospheric instability

2.Atmospheric stability

3.Abundance of moisture

4.Temperature inversion


Question: Which of the following can change the weather and climate of the atmosphere greatest?

1.Nitrogen

2.Oxygen

3.Carbon di oxide

4.Water vapour


Question: Which of the following gas have second high volume in the atmosphere ?

1.Nitrogen

2.Oxygen

3.Carbon di oxide

4.Argon


Question: Which of the following is not correct in matching the layer of atmosphere and its characteristic ?

1.Ionosphere : radio waves reflected to earth surface

2.Mesosphere : Aurorae

3.Stratosphere : ozone layer

4.Troposphere : weather phenomena


Question: Which of the following is not the layer of the atmosphere ?

1.Stratosphere

2.Ionosphere

3.Tratosphere

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following is the layer of the atmosphere ?

1.Tropopause,

2.Ionosphere

3.Stratosphere

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following is the upper layer of the atmosphere ?

1.Stratosphere

2.Exosphere

3.Mesosphere

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following is the warmest layer of the atmosphere?

1.Mesosphere

2.Stratosphere

3.Troposphere

4.Thermosphere


Question: Which of the following is true about the relative humidity ?

1.Increase with increase temperature

2.Increase with decrease temperature

3.Decrease with increase height

4.Increase with height


Question: Which of the following statements is correct?

1.Doldrum belt lies between 10 degree N and 10 degree S latitudes

2.Roaring forties are the southern latitudes where Westerlies are prevalent

3.Horse latitudes are found between Trade winds and Westerlies

4.All statements are correct


Question: Which of the following statements is not true of Trade Winds?

1.They are deflected to the right to become South-East Trades in the southern hemisphere

2.They blow from the Horse Latitudes to the Doldrums

3.They are constant in strength and direction

4.They sometimes contain intense depressions


Question: Which of the gas have high volume in atmosphere ?

1.Oxygen

2.Nitrogen

3.carbon di oxide

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the gas have minimum volume in atmosphere ?

1.Nitrogen

2.Oxygen

3.Carbon di oxide

4.All of the above


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

1.Loo

2.Monsoons

3.Tornadoes

4.Westerlies


Question: _______ is a type of dry, warm, down-slope wind that occurs in the lee (downwind side) of a mountain range.

1.Chi nook

2.Foehn

3.Mistral

4.None of the above


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