Geography  Misc

71. Consider the statements regarding insolation which is nothing but the radiant energy received from the Sun in the form of heat and light.
1. Insolation received on the surface of the Earth decreases from Equator to the Poles.
2. During summer Solstice, maximum insolation received at the ground surface is
between the 30 to 40 degree South latitudes.
3. Insolation received is comparatively higher in the outer limit of the atmosphere than
that is on the surface of the Earth.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

1, 2 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

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72. Generally the incoming solar radiations are absorbed, scattered and reflected in the atmosphere. Based on the above statement which of the following is/are correctly matched?
1. Clouds --- reflection.
2. atmospheric gases --- scattering.
3. Dust particles, haze --- absorption.
Choose the correct code from the codes below.

1 only. 1, 2 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

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73. Consider the statements regarding the cyclones.
1. In a cyclone, the air circulation is anti-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and
clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
2. Tropical cyclones being embedded in the Trade winds, in general move from East to
West.
3. Temperate cyclones being embedded in the Westerlies, in general move from West
to East.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

1, 2 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

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74. The atmospheric temperature significantly varies in its distribution pattern. The factors that are the reason for this variability include
1. Sign of latitude.
2. Land and water distribution.
3. oceanic currents.
Choose the correct reason from the following codes.

1, 2 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

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75. Temperature anomaly is the deviation of temperature either more or less than the average of the surrounding region.
Consider the statements regarding the same.
1. Positive anomaly is the record of higher temperature than the normal which is
identified over the land in lower latitudes during day time.
2. Negative nomaly is the record of lower temperature than the normal which is
identified over the sea in higher latitudes during night time.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following.

1 only. 2 only. Both the above. None of the above.

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76. The extreme cold winters in the Central low lands of U.S.A is due to a particular polar wind. Which is that wind?

Loo. Blizzard. Harmattan. Chinook.

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77. Temperature in the stratosphere increases because of the presence of Ozone.
This Ozone _______ the sunlight

Absorbs. Scatters. Reflects. None of the above.

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78. Coral reefs destruction is a major concern in the backdrop of Climate Change. Consider the statements regarding the coral reefs.
1. Coral reefs are example of a symbiotic relation between coral polyps and
photosynthetic algae.
2. Coral reefs are confined to deep waters.
3. Coral reefs are marine equivalent of tropical rain forest.
Which of the statement/s is/are true?

1, 2 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

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79. continental rise is a feature found on the boundary of the continental slope. Consider the statements regarding the continental rise.
1. continental rise are comprised of the finer textured smaller materials.
2. continental rise are found only in the active boundary continental slope.
Which of the following statement/s is/are correct?

1 only. 2 only. Both the above. None of the above.

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80. Consider the following statements.
1. Pelagic waters are the surface waters between two shorelines extensive upto the
depth of 500 meters.
2. Benthic waters extend from the depth of 500 meters to the base of the ocean.
Which of the following statement/s is/are true?

1 only. 2 only. Both the above. None of the above.

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