Winds MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

21. The warm and dry winds that blow down the steep valley in Japan are called

  1. Zonda
  2. Yamo
  3. Tramontane
  4. Santa Ana

22. The winds flowing from sub tropical high pressure to sub polar low pressure are

  1. Westerlies
  2. Easterlies
  3. Polar wind
  4. Local wind.

23. What are Chinooks?

  1. Cold local winds which blow from north-west to south-east direction in Spain
  2. Extremely dry winds blowing from north-east and east to west in eastern parts of Sahara desert
  3. Warm and dry winds which blow down the eastern slopes of Rocky Mountains of North America
  4. Warm and dry winds along the northern slopes of Alps Mountains

24. What the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the earth, it is called as

  1. Geostropic wind
  2. Polar wind
  3. Westerlies
  4. Trade winds

25. When warm air moves into a region of cold air it leads to the formation of

  1. Cold front
  2. Warm front
  3. Cyclone
  4. Anticyclone

26. When warm air moves into a region of cold air it leads to the formation of

  1. Cold front
  2. Warm front
  3. Cyclone
  4. Anticyclone

27. Which of the following has a highest wind velocity ?

  1. Loo
  2. Tornado
  3. Typhoon
  4. Hurricane

28. Which of the following statement is correct

  1. Roaring forties are the southern latitudes where westerlies are prevalent
  2. Monsoons are local seasonal winds
  3. Doldrum belt lies between 10 degree North and 10 degree South latitudes
  4. Horse latitudes are found between trade winds and westerlies.

29. Which of the following statements about westerlies is not correct

  1. They blow from subtropical high to equatorial low
  2. Westerlies of southern hemisphere are stronger
  3. In Northern hemisphere they blow from south-west to north-east
  4. They are also known as roaring forties, furious fifties, shrieking sixties

30. Which of the following winds are predominantly seasonal winds?

  1. Depression (cyclonic) winds.
  2. Prevailing winds
  3. Monsoon winds
  4. Local winds
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