SSC Geography Previous Year Questions Set 22

211. Which one of the following has the highest wind velocity? [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. Typhoon
B. Hurricane
C. Cyclone
D. Tornado
Answer –D. Tornado

212. The term Roaring Forties is related to the: [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. Trade winds
B. Planetary winds
C. Westerlies
D. Polar winds
Answer –C. Westerlies

213. Trade winds are due to: [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. Conduction
B. Convection
C. Radiation
D. Scattering
Answer –B. Convection

214. The line on a map connecting points of equal temperature at a given time is: [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2003]
A. Isohyet
B. Isobar
C. Isthumus
D. Isotherm
Answer –D. Isotherm

215. Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to : [SSC CGL Prelim 2000]
A. rotation of earth
B. revolution of earth
C. gravitational pull
D. uneven heating of earth
Answer –C. gravitational pull

216. Speed of wind is measured by__ [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. barometer
B. hygrometer
C. thermometer
D. anemometer
Answer –D. anemometer

217. Ozone-hole in the atmosphere is largely caused by the presence of [SSC Section Officer (Audit) 2001]
A. Oxygen
B. Hydrogen
C. Chloro-floro-carbon
D. Radio-active waste
Answer –C. Chloro-floro-carbon

218. The deflection of the winds to the right in the northern hemisphere is caused by : [SSC CGL Prelim 1999]
A. revolution of the earth
B. rotation of the earth
C. uneven heating of the earth
D. All the above
Answer –B. rotation of the earth

219. Where does most of the weather phenomena take place?[SSC CGL Prelim 2003]
A. Ionosphere
B. Troposphere
C. Stratosphere
D. Tropopause
Answer –B. Troposphere

220. Condensation is the reverse of: [SSC CPO Sub-Inspector 2003]
A. Vaporization
B. Smog
C. Cirrus cloud
D. Fog
Answer –A. Vaporization

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