Mcqs on Wind System of India and World

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Mcqs on wind system is based on winds and their types. We have cover major portion of wind system of India and world including cyclones and its types. Keeping in the view we are focusing on exam asked mcqs.

Q1. Wind is measured by which instrument ?
A. Hygrometer
B. Rain-gauge.
C. Nanometer
D. Anemometer

D. Anemometer

Q2. Which of the following winds are permanent and blow constantly in same direction throughout the year?
A. Primary Winds
B. Secondary Winds
C. Tertiary Winds
D. None of the above

A. Primary Winds

Q3. Trade winds ,Westerlies and Polar Easterlies winds are the types of which winds?
A. Primary Winds
B. Secondary Winds
C. Tertiary Winds
D. None of the above

A. Primary Winds

Q4. Which winds flow towards the equator from the north-east in Northern Hemisphere and from the southeast in Southern Hemisphere.
A. Westerlies winds
B. Polar easterlies winds
C. Trade winds
D. All of the above

C. Trade winds

Q5. Which winds blow from southwest to north-east in the northern hemisphere and north-west to south-east in the southern hemisphere
A. Westerlies winds
B. Polar easterlies winds
C. Trade winds
D. None of the above

A. Westerlies winds

Q6. Dry & cold winds flow in Polar Cells
in both the hemispheres is known as ?
A. Westerlies winds
B. Polar easterlies winds.
C. Trade winds
D. None of the above

B. Polar easterlies winds

Q7. Which winds blows from north-east to south-west
direction in Northern Hemisphereand south-east to the north-west in Southern Hemisphere?
A. Westerlies winds
B. Trade winds
C. Polar easterlies winds
D. All of the above

C. Polar easterlies winds

Q8. Which winds blows in Canada, USA, Siberia and creates severe snow storm?
A. Chinook
B. Norte
C. Santa Ana
D. Blizzards

D. Blizzards

Q9. Which winds are warm,dry and strong wind flow west out of the Great Basin, through upper Mojave desert to California
A. Chinook
B. Norte
C. Santa Ana
D. Blizzards

C. Santa Ana

Q10. Which wind is very cold and dry with a high speed and is harmful blows from the Alps over France towards Mediterranean Sea?

A. Fohn
B. Mistral
C. Levante
D. Bora

B. Mistral

Q11. Which wind is also known as blood rain because of its reddish sand brought along with it from the Sahara desert?
A. Sirocco
B. Khamsin
C. Haboob
D. Harmattan

A. Sirocco

Q12. Which Wind is also known as Doctor wind and blows from the Sahara Desert over the West Africa?
A. Sirocco.
B. Khamsin
C. Haboob
D. Harmattan

D. Harmattan

Q13. Which wind is dust-laden fast blowing winds and blows in the central Aisa
A. Karaburan.
B. Loo
C. Yoma
D. Simoon

A. Karaburan

Q14.Hot and dry wind sometimes called Heat-wave and blows in the Northern India from the North-west?
A. Karaburan
B. Simoon
C. Yoma
D. Loo

D. Loo

Q15. Which wind blows from the sea to the land in summer and from the land to the sea in winter ?
A. Mountain and valley winds
B. Monsoon winds
C. Land and Sea Breezes
D. None of the above

B. Monsoon winds

Q16. Through which winds during day land heats up faster and becomes warmer than the sea – air rises & low-pressure area is created and at night reversal of condition takes place?
A. Mountain and valley winds
B. Monsoon winds
C. Land and Sea Breezes
D. None of the above

C. Land and Sea Breezes

Q17. Which wind is also called Anabatic Wind or Upslope Wind
A. Monsoon wind
B. Mountain wind
C. Valley breeze
D. Sea breeze

C. Valley breeze

Q18. Which wind is also called Katabatic Wind or Downslope Wind?
A. Monsoon wind
B. Mountain wind
C. Valley breeze
D. Sea breeze

B. Mountain wind

Q19. Warm wind which blows up a steep slope or mountain side, driven by heating of the slope through insolation is known as ?
A. Anabatic winds
B. Katabatic winds
C. Monsoon winds
D. Valley breeze winds

A. Anabatic winds

Q20. Which winds originates at night from radiational cooling of air on top of a plateau, mountain, glacier, or a hill?
A. Anabatic winds
B. Katabatic winds
C. Monsoon winds
D. Valley breeze winds

B. Katabatic winds

Q21. Local winds are also called ?
A. Primary Winds
B. Secondary Winds
C. Tertiary Winds
D. None of the above

C. Tertiary Winds

Q22. Loo, Mistral, Foehn are examples of which winds?
A. Local winds
B. Monsoon winds
C. Mountain winds
D. Sea winds

A. Local winds

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