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1. A relatively small rotating funnel that extends downward from the base of towering cloud with thunder, lighting and strong gusty wind is known as

  1. Hurricane
  2. Tornado
  3. Tropical cyclone
  4. Extratropical cyclone

2. An observer in the northern hemisphere who stands with his back to the wind will have lower pressure to his left and higher pressure to his right. This is known by which one of the following?

  1. Bergeron-Findeisen theory
  2. Buys Ballot s law
  3. walker circulation
  4. Stokes law

3. Coriolis flow tends of turn

  1. The flow of the air
  2. The direction of the air
  3. The velocity of the air
  4. none of them.

4. Drainage winds or katabolic winds blow

  1. From higher to lower region
  2. From lower to high region
  3. From equator to polar region
  4. From equator to higher region

5. Foehn and Chinook winds are

  1. Caused by strong regional winds while passing over a mountain range
  2. Caused by strong local wind
  3. Caused by westerlies
  4. Caused by humid wasterlies

6. Fohn and Chinook winds are experienced in

  1. The valleys of the northern Alps is Switzerland and on the eastern slopes on Rockies in North America.
  2. The eastern slopes of southern Alps in Switzerland and on the western slopes on Andes in South America.
  3. Po valley of France and in Newfoundland
  4. Netherlands and New Zealand

7. Hail is associated with

  1. Thunder storm
  2. Cyclone
  3. Hurricane
  4. Typhoons

8. If the atmosphere is cooled its capacity for water vapour is

  1. Lowered
  2. Increased
  3. Constant
  4. None of the above

9. In the northern hemisphere, tropical cyclones and middle latitude cyclones are similar in that both

  1. Originate over warm ocean
  2. Intensify with increasing height above the ground.
  3. Generally move from east to west
  4. Have winds that blow counter clockwise around their centers.

10. In which one of the following regions are the hurricanes apparently absent?

  1. Coast of Texas
  2. Gulf of Mexico
  3. South-eastern coast of USA
  4. South-eastern coast of Pacific

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