Q1(NCERT): Which one of the following places receives the highest rainfall in the world?
Q2(CBSE 2010): The term monsoon is originated from?
Q3: The 'coriolis force' is caused due to:
(a) wind movements
(b) the Earth's rotation
(c) cyclone depressions
(d) jet streams
Q4(NCERT): The wind blowing in the northern plains in summers is known as:
(a) Kaal Baisakhi
(c) Trade Winds
(d) None of the above
Q5(CBSE 2010): Mango showers occur in which one of the following group of two states?
(a) Bihar and West Bengal
(b) Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
(c) Karnataka and Kerala
(d) Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh
Q6(NCERT): Which one of the following causes rainfall during winters in northwestern part of India?
(a) Cyclonic depression
(b) Retreating monsoon
(c) Western disturbances
(d) Southwest monsoon
Q7: Monsoons retreat during the months of:
(a) July and August
(b) August and September
(c) October and November
(d) November and December
Q8(NCERT): Monsoon arrives in India approximately in:
(a) Early May
(b) Early June
(c) Early July
(d) Early August
Q9(NCERT): Which one of the following characterizes the cold weather season in India?
(a) Warm days and warm nights
(b) Warm days and cold nights
(c) Cool days and cold nights
(d) Cold days and warm nights
Q10(CBSE 2010): The peninsular part of India experiences peak summers earlier than northern India because:
(a) There is less rainfall in the peninsula during that time.
(b) Cold waves from Central Asia sweeps through the northern plains during the time.
(c) Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward
(d) Clouds do not form in those months
Q11(CBSE 2010): In winter the western cyclonic disturbances originate from which sea?
(a) Mediterranean Sea
(b) Indian Ocean
(c) Caspian Sea
(d) Arabian Sea
1: (b) Mawsynram
2: (d) Arabic
3: (b) the Earth's rotation
4: (b) Loo
5: (c) Karnataka and Kerala
6: (c) Western disturbances
7: (c) October and November
8: (b) Early June
9: (b) Warm days and cold nights
10: (c) Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward
11: (a) Mediterranean Sea