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MCQ on Earth Atmosphere

MCQs on earth atmosphere are very very sensitive. Because now a days, our atmosphere is going to be more and more polluted. So examiners always try to know that how much the candidates or students are aware about our atmosphere. A set of Important objective type questions with answers (Quiz Format) about Earth Atmosphere for IAS, UPSC, Banking SSC Railway SSC CGL MTS and CHSL govt job examinations.

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Q.1 In which regions of United State of America receives heavy rainfall throughout the year due to Westerlies?

[IAS 2009]

A: North Western region

B: North Eastern region

C: South Western Region

D: South Eastern region

Answer-North Western

Q.2 What is known the cold and dense air blowing down from the mountain slope during the night?

A: Anabatic Wind

B: Katabatic wind

C: Lue Wind

D: Khamsin wind

Answer-Katabatic wind

Q.3 Due to the rotation of earth, wind get deflected in a particular direction, – is known as –

[NDA 1994]

A: Geostropic Wind

B: Tornedo

C: Polar wind

D: Nor westers

Answer-Geostropic wind

Q.4 ________ is not tropical cyclone.

[NDA 1994]

A: Tornadoes

B: Typhon

C: Hurricanes

D: Trade winds

Answer-Trade winds

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Q.5 Choose the correct from the following options that a temperate cyclones bring along with them.

A: Mild rainfall

B: Acid rain

C: Thunder Strom

D: Harmattan

Answer-Mild rainfall

Q.6 Which chemically neutral gas present in earth atmosphere?

A: Oxygen

B: Carbon-di-oxide

C: Argon

D: Methene


Q.7 What is doldrums?

[NDA 1995]

A: Equatorial zone with low pressure

B: Equatorial zone with high pressure

C: Polar region with snow fall

D: Horse latitudes

Answer-Equatorial region with pressure

Q.8 Why atmospheric pressure exerted on earth?

A: Due to gravitation of earth

B: Due to rotation of earth

C: Due to heat of atmosphere

D: sun ray fall on atmosphere

Answer-Due to gravitation of earth each particle which have mass, earth attract them –

Q.9 When sea breeze blows?

[Senior Observer’s Exam 1991]

A: At day time from land to sea

B: At day time from sea to land.

C: At night-time from sea to mountain

D: At night-time from mountain to sea

Answer-At day time from land to sea

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Q.10 The direction of wind measured by which of the following instrument?

A: Hygrometer

B: Wind gauze

C: Barometer

D: Multimeter

Answer-Wind gauze

Q.11 ________ an ascent of 300 feet is known as lapse rate?

[IFS 1998]

A: Wind speed

B: Humidity

C: temperature

D: Pressure


Q.12 Form the climatic point of view which is important?

[IFS 1993]

A: Oxygen

B: Carbon dioxide

C: Methene

D: nitrogen

Answer: Carbon dioxide

Q.13 Why the trade wind blows?

A: Due to rotation of earth

B: Due to heating effects on the earth surface

C: movement of air along earth’s surface to ward equator

D: Due to atmospheric pressure.

Answer: C

Q.14 Why temperature decreases towards to pole?

[IAS 2004]

A: Air moves towards the equator.

B: Cold heavy air prevent to reach sun’s heat to ground.

C: Cold surface do not absorb solar energy.

D: Progressively lesser solar energy per unit area falls on the earth’s surface as we move to polar regions.

Answer- Option D

Q.15 Find the correct statement.

[IAS 2004]

A: Jet streams are best developed in winters.

B: Jet streams have often developed oscillations.

C: Both are wrong

D: Both are correct

Answer- Both statements are correct

Q.16 Which gas is second maximum by volume in the earth atmosphere?

A: Nitrogen

BL Oxygen

C: Carbon Dioxide

D: Argon

Answer- Oxygen

Q.17 When the temperature of air become lowest?

A: At mid night

B: At 3 a.m

C: Just before sun rise

D: no fixed time.

Answer- Just before sun rise

Q.18 Water vapor contain in the atmosphere

A: independent of temperature

B: decrease as temperature increases

C: increase as temperature decreases

D: may increase or decrease as temperature decreases

Answer- Options B

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