UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 Geography Optional Test 3

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Q.1. which one of the following is correct descending order (% composition) of permanent gases of Atmosphere?

a) Argon > Carbon dioxide > Neon > Helium

b) Carbon dioxide > Argon > Neon > Helium

c) Carbon dioxide > Argon > Helium > Neon

d) Argon > Carbon dioxide > Helium > Neon

Q.2. which one of the following is correct about Water Vapour?

1.  Water vapour in atmosphere increases with altitude.

2.  Water vapour decreases from the equator towards the pole.

Select the correct options:

a)  1only                  

b) 2 only

c)   Both                   

d) None of the above

Q.3. which one of the following is correct order of layers in atmosphere?

a) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere

b) Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere

c) Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere, Exosphere, Thermosphere

d) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Exosphere, Thermosphere

Q.4. which one of the following is true about stratosphere?

1. Ozone layer is found in stratosphere.

2. Aeroplanes fly in stratosphere.

Select the correct options:

a)    1 only               

b) 2 only

c)   Both                  

 d) None

Q.5. Earth is nearest to the sun on

a) 4th July                  

 b) 23rd Sep

c) 21st June                 

d) 3rd January

Q.6. Which of the following factors is not associated with Insolation at the Surface of Earth?

a) Rotation of earth on its axis

b) Angle of inclination of the sun’s rays

c) Transparency of the atmosphere

d) None of the above

Q.7. which one of the following ocean current is found in southern hemisphere?

a) Oyashio Current

b) West wind drift

c) Gulf Stream

d) Canaries Current

Q.8. which of the following is incorrect about tides?

a) Neap tide has maximum range of tide.

b) Spring tide occurs when sun, moon and earth are in a straight line.

c) Neap tide occurs when moon and sun are perpendicular to each other.

d) Time between the high tide and low tide, when the water level is falling, is called ebb)

Q.9. Which one of the following statement is correct?

a) West coasts of the continents in tropical and sub-tropical latitudes (Except close to equator) are bordered by warm waters.

b) The mixing of warm and cold current results in best fishing grounds of world)

Select the correct options:

a)  1 only                 

b) 2 only

c)   Both                   

d) None

Q.10. which of the following is not a relief features of ocean floor?

1. Seamount

2. Guyots

3. Atoll

Select the correct options:

a)    1 only                   

b) 2 only

c)    3 only                    

d) None

11. Which of the following conditions is/are conducive for the formation of tropical cyclones?

1. large and continuous supply of warm and moist air.

2. large value of coriolis force.

3. inflow of air at upper level of atmosphere.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

12. When cold front passes over an area then

1. temperature decreases.

2. relative humidity increases.

3. sky becomes clear.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

13. The Arabian Sea branch of the monsoon is much more powerful than the Bay of Bengal branch because

a) Arabian sea is larger than the Bay of Bengal.

b) entire Arabian sea current advances towards India, whereas only a part of the Bay of Bengal current enters India)

c) both (a) and (b)

d) none is correct because Bay of Bengal branch is more powerful.

14. Secondary circulation in atmosphere consists of

1. polar easterlies

2. temperate cyclones

3. mountain winds

4. monsoon

5. sea breezes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2, 4 and 5 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) 3 and 5 only

15. With reference to monsoon of eastern Asia and southern Asia, consider the following statements:

1. Winter monsoon in eastern Asia is stronger than summer monsoon while it is the opposite in southern Asia)

2. The burst of monsoon over southern Asia is associated with turbulent weather whereas that in east Asia is characterized by mild weather disturbances.

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

16. With reference to frontal precipitation, consider the following statements:

1. Precipitation associated with a warm front is of long duration.

2. Heavy but short duration precipitation occurs because of stationary front.

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

17. Which of the following region/s will have most of its rainfall in the months of December-January?

1. areas in the borderlands of the Mediterranean sea)

2. central and southern California coast in USA

3. central Chile

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

18. The greatest damage to life and property from a hurricane is due to

a) storm surge.

b) torrential rains.

c) strong winds in the hurricane

d) both (b) and (c)

19. What are the causes of low pressure in the equatorial region?

1. high temperature

2. air convergence

3. high humidity

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

20. Which of the following areas is/are best suited for formation of air masses?

1. an extensive area with broadly uniform surface of earth.

2. areas having cyclones.

3. hot deserts in tropical regions.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

21. The cold and dense downslope wind flowing from the mountain slope during the night is known as :

a) anabatic wind

b)khamsin

c) harmattan

d) katabatic wind

22. Identify the chemically inactive or noble gas from the following:

a) Oxygen

b) Hydrogen

c) Argon

d) Carbon-di-oxide

23. With reference to the sub-tropical high pressure belt, consider the following statements:

I. It is affected by Earth’s rotation and descent of winds from higher altitudes

II. It dynamically induced and characterized with anti-cyclonic conditions

Which of the statement/statements given above is/are correct?

a) I only

b) II only

c) Both I and II

d)  Neither I nor II

24. Atmospheric pressure generated on the earth’s surface is due to :

A) Earth’s rotation

B) Earth’s revolution

C) Gravitational force of the Earth

D) None of these

25. Among the following gases which is/are responsible for climate change?

A) Oxygen

B) Carbon-di-oxide

C) Nitrogen

D) Helium

26. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Climatology:

A) Climate variability describes short-term changes in climate caused by naturally occurring events like El Nino or volcanic activity.

B) Climate change is a warming or cooling in long-term weather patterns, at different places around the world)

C) Both and B

D) Neither A nor B

27. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Siberian Climates

A)  The climate is characterised by a bitter cold winter of long duration and a cool brief summer.

B) It is characterised by winter rain climate

C) Only A

D) Both A and B

28. Which of the following climatic region is well known for natural rubber called hevea brasiliensis?

A) Equatorial Climatic Region

B) Tundra Climatic Region

C) Taiga Climatic Region

D) Tropical Climatic Region

29. Consider the following statement (s) related to the Climate Change

A) Climate change is a change in average weather conditions.

B) Climate change is caused by biotic processes, variations in solar radiation received by Earth, plate tectonics, and volcanic eruptions.

C) Only B

D) Both A and B

30. Which of the following is correct statement related to the ocean warming?

A) The Madden–Julian oscillation (MJO) is characterized by an eastward progression of large regions of both enhanced and suppressed tropical rainfall, observed mainly over the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

B) ELNINO is the warm phase of the ELNINO Southern Oscillation and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east-central equatorial Pacific)

C) Hurricane climatology is a warm-core, low-pressure system producing high winds that spiral counter-clockwise and inward, with the highest winds near the centre of circulation.

D) Sea level rise causes inundation of coastal habitats for humans as well as plants and animals, shoreline erosion and more powerful storm surges that can devastate low-lying areas.

31. How climate influences our daily lives?

A) Our houses are designed based on the climate where we live.

B) Farmers make plans based on the length of the growing season from the last killing freeze in the spring to the first freeze in the fall.

C) Utility companies base power supplies on what they expect to be the maximum need for heating in the winter and the maximum need for cooling in the summer.

D) All the above

32. What is Pressure belt of the Earth?

A) The global horizontal distribution of pressure.

B) Due to the spherical shape of the Earth different parts of the earth are heated unequally.

C) Only A

D) Both A and B

33. What is/are the reason for the having low pressure in the Equatorial region?

A) Due to the vertical rays of the sun here, there is intense heating.

B) Due to earth’s rotation, the winds surrounding the Polar region blow towards the Equator.

C) At about 30°North and South of Equator lies the area where the ascending equatorial air currents descend)

D) All of the above

34. Which of the following is caused by global warming?

A) Ice sheets of Antarctica are breaking up.

B) The edge of west Antarctica ice-sheet is shrinking at the rate of about 125 meters each year.

C) Coral Bleaching

D) Balance patterns of precipitation

35. Which of the following is not comes under high pressure belt?

A) Equatorial Region

B) Sub-tropical Region

C) Polar Region

D) Tropical Region

36. Which of the following conditions is/are conducive for the formation of tropical cyclones?

1. large and continuous supply of warm and moist air.

2. large value of coriolis force.

3. inflow of air at upper level of atmosphere.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

37. When cold front passes over an area then

1. temperature decreases.

2. relative humidity increases.

3. sky becomes clear.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

38. The Arabian Sea branch of the monsoon is much more powerful than the Bay of Bengal branch because

a) Arabian sea is larger than the Bay of Bengal.

b) entire Arabian sea current advances towards India, whereas only a part of the Bay of Bengal current enters India)

c) both (a) and (b)

d) none is correct because Bay of Bengal branch is more powerful.

39. Secondary circulation in atmosphere consists of

1. polar easterlies

2. temperate cyclones

3. mountain winds

4. monsoon

5. sea breezes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 2, 4 and 5 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) 3 and 5 only

40. With reference to monsoon of eastern Asia and southern Asia, consider the following statements:

1. Winter monsoon in eastern Asia is stronger than summer monsoon while it is the opposite in southern Asia)

2. The burst of monsoon over southern Asia is associated with turbulent weather whereas that in east Asia is characterized by mild weather disturbances.

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

41. With reference to frontal precipitation, consider the following statements:

1. Precipitation associated with a warm front is of long duration.

2. Heavy but short duration precipitation occurs because of stationary front.

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

42. Which of the following region/s will have most of its rainfall in the months of December-January?

1. areas in the borderlands of the Mediterranean sea)

2. central and southern California coast in USA

3. central Chile

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

43. The greatest damage to life and property from a hurricane is due to

a) storm surge.

b) torrential rains.

c) strong winds in the hurricane

d) both (b) and (c)

44. What are the causes of low pressure in the equatorial region?

1. high temperature

2. air convergence

3. high humidity

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

45. Which of the following areas is/are best suited for formation of air masses?

1. an extensive area with broadly uniform surface of earth.

2. areas having cyclones.

3. hot deserts in tropical regions.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 only

d) 1, 2 and 3 only

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