Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

Carbon dioxide is meteorologically very important, because

1. It is opaque to the incoming solar radiation.

2. It is lighter than air and has a high degree of buoyancy.

3. Its volume is constant than other gases of the atmosphere.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. Dust particles help in the formation of clouds.

2. Due to the presence of convectional air currents, the concentration of dust particles is higher in the equatorial region than the subtropical and temperate regions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

Which of the following factors determine the intensity of insolation received by the Earth?

1. The rotation of the earth on its axis

2. The length of the day

3. The angle of inclination of the sun’s rays

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q4

'Loo’ is a meteorological phenomenon of northern India caused due to

Q5

Consider the following pairs:

Layer of the atmosphere & Description

1. Troposphere: Within it, the temperature normally falls with increasing altitude

2. Ionosphere: It helps in radio transmission

3. Stratosphere: It does not have marked seasonal temperature changes

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q6

Consider the following statements:

Conventional rainfall

1. is very common in tropical areas.

2. is caused due to cumulonimbus clouds.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. Frontal rain is caused by cyclonic activity.

2. Relief rainfall is best developed on the windward slopes of mountains.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q8

The Fohn and Chinook winds are

 

Q9

Arrange the different layers of the atmosphere from upwards to the surface of the earth​​​​​​​

Q10

Consider the following gas composition of the atmosphere

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Argon
  4. Carbon dioxide
  5. Neon

Arrange these gases in the decreasing order

 

Q11

Which of the following explains the phenomenon of Aurora- and natural light display is observed in higher altitudes?

Q12

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding structure of the atmosphere?

  1. Temperature decreases steadily with increase in height.
  2. Thickness of the troposphere is highest at the equator and lowest at the poles.
  3. Ionosphere layer is responsible for radio transmission on earth.

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

Q13

Which of the following conditions may lead to inversion of temperature?

  1. A long winter night with cloudy sky
  2. Air drainage down the slope of mountains
  3. Increase in Greenhouse gases and climate change

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

Q14

Which of the following atmospheric layers is/are with the phenomenon of inversion of temperature?

  1. Troposphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Mesosphere

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

Q15

Which of the following factors influence the temperature of the air at any place?

  1. Latitude
  2. Altitude
  3. Distance from the sea
  4. Ocean currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q1.

Carbon dioxide is meteorologically very important, because

1. It is opaque to the incoming solar radiation.

2. It is lighter than air and has a high degree of buoyancy.

3. Its volume is constant than other gases of the atmosphere.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) None of the above
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. Dust particles help in the formation of clouds.

2. Due to the presence of convectional air currents, the concentration of dust particles is higher in the equatorial region than the subtropical and temperate regions.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only c
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q3.

Which of the following factors determine the intensity of insolation received by the Earth?

1. The rotation of the earth on its axis

2. The length of the day

3. The angle of inclination of the sun’s rays

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q4.

'Loo’ is a meteorological phenomenon of northern India caused due to

a) Temperature inversion
b) Advection
c) Western Disturbance
d) Convection
Q5.

Consider the following pairs:

Layer of the atmosphere & Description

1. Troposphere: Within it, the temperature normally falls with increasing altitude

2. Ionosphere: It helps in radio transmission

3. Stratosphere: It does not have marked seasonal temperature changes

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

Consider the following statements:

Conventional rainfall

1. is very common in tropical areas.

2. is caused due to cumulonimbus clouds.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. Frontal rain is caused by cyclonic activity.

2. Relief rainfall is best developed on the windward slopes of mountains.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

The Fohn and Chinook winds are

 

a) Monsoons winds caused due to differences in the heating and cooling of earth surfaces
b) Warm and humid winds experienced across the valleys of Canada during summer
c) Winter winds experienced in the valleys of Alps
d) Dry winds experienced on the leeward side of mountains
Q9.

Arrange the different layers of the atmosphere from upwards to the surface of the earth​​​​​​​

a) Exosphere, Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere
b) Exosphere, Stratosphere, Thermosphere, Mesosphere, Troposphere
c) Exosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere
d) Exosphere, Thermosphere, Mesosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere
Q10.

Consider the following gas composition of the atmosphere

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Argon
  4. Carbon dioxide
  5. Neon

Arrange these gases in the decreasing order

 

a) 2 1 3 4 5
b) 1 2 3 4 5
c) 3 2 1 5 4
d) 1 2 3 5 4
Q11.

Which of the following explains the phenomenon of Aurora- and natural light display is observed in higher altitudes?

a) The magnetosphere is ionized and excited by the disturbance of solar winds.
b) The particles in the ionosphere are excited by the ultraviolet light.
c) The phenomena of scattering takes place over clouds due to solar winds.
d) The stratospheric clouds of high altitude refract the white light.
Q12.

Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding structure of the atmosphere?

  1. Temperature decreases steadily with increase in height.
  2. Thickness of the troposphere is highest at the equator and lowest at the poles.
  3. Ionosphere layer is responsible for radio transmission on earth.

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q13.

Which of the following conditions may lead to inversion of temperature?

  1. A long winter night with cloudy sky
  2. Air drainage down the slope of mountains
  3. Increase in Greenhouse gases and climate change

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q14.

Which of the following atmospheric layers is/are with the phenomenon of inversion of temperature?

  1. Troposphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Mesosphere

Select the correct answer using the option given below

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q15.

Which of the following factors influence the temperature of the air at any place?

  1. Latitude
  2. Altitude
  3. Distance from the sea
  4. Ocean currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 3 and 4 only
c) 1 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only