Weather and Climate Model Questions

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 01:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    5 x 1 = 5
  1. Earth's atmosphere contains about __________ percentage of nitrogen and oxygen.

    (a)

    78% and 21%

    (b)

    22% and 1%

    (c)

    21% and 0.97%

    (d)

    10% and 20%

  2. The earth receives energy from __________.

    (a)

    current

    (b)

    electro magnetic radiation

    (c)

    waves

    (d)

    heat

  3. ______ is used to measure the humidity

    (a)

    anemometer

    (b)

    barometer

    (c)

    hygrometer

    (d)

    thermometer

  4. The scientific study of climate is called ____

    (a)

    meterology

    (b)

    climatology

    (c)

    ornithology

    (d)

    biology

  5. ______ prepared the First climatic Atlas of the worls.

    (a)

    Al-Balakhi

    (b)

    Allauddin

    (c)

    Al-bhutha

    (d)

    Allen

  6. 5 x 1 = 5
  7. _________ refers to the condition of atmosphere for a short period of time

    ()

    weather

  8. The highest temperature ever recorded on the earth is __________.

    ()

    Green land Ranch of Death Valley

  9. _________ and_________ are measured by anemometer and wind vane respectively.

    ()

    wind speed and direction

  10. __________ are imaginary lines which connect the same temperatures of different places.

    ()

    Isotherms

  11. The highest air pressure recorded at ____, ______ 

    ()

    Agata, Russia on 31st December

  12. 5 x 1 = 5
  13. The atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding the planet.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. The Scientific study of weather is called Climatology.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  15. Humidity is calculated by Aneroid Barometer.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  16. Isohyet Equal amout of rainfall

    (a) True
    (b) False
  17. Isohel Equal suksine

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. 5 x 1 = 5
  19. Climate

  20. (1)

    Hygro meter

  21. Isonif

  22. (2)

    Raingauge

  23. Radar

  24. (3)

    Long Term Changes

  25. Rain fall

  26. (4)

    Locating and Tracking Storms

  27. Humidity

  28. (5)

    Equal Snowfall

    3 x 2 = 6
  29. Weather and climate.

  30. Permanent and seasonal winds.

  31. Torrid Zone and Temperate Zone.

  32. 4 x 1 = 4
  33. The Weather and climate in different regions vary.

  34. Temperature decreases with increase in altitude.

  35. Mountain climbers carry oxygen cylinders while ascending peaks.

  36. Polar regions or called Frigid zoned.

  37. 5 x 3 = 15
  38. Define ‘weather’.

  39. What is insolation?

  40. What is meant by atmospheric pressure?

  41. What are “Isolines”?

  42. What is Specific humidity?

  43. 1 x 5 = 5
  44. Write about the wind and its types.

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