Weather and Climate Book Back Questions

8th Standard EM

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Social Science

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
    4 x 1 = 4
  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. ________is generally defined as the average conditions of the weather of a place or a region.

    (a)

    earth

    (b)

    atmosphere

    (c)

    climate

    (d)

    sun

  3. The earth receives energy from __________.

    (a)

    current

    (b)

    electro magnetic radiation

    (c)

    waves

    (d)

    heat

  4. ______ is used to measure the humidity

    (a)

    anemometer

    (b)

    barometer

    (c)

    hygrometer

    (d)

    thermometer

  5. 3 x 1 = 3
  6. The highest temperature ever recorded on the earth is __________.

    ()

    Green land Ranch of Death Valley

  7. ___________ is a ratio between the actual amount of water vapour and the maximum amount of water vapour the air can hold.

    ()

    Relative humidity

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

    ()

    Isotherms

  9. 4 x 1 = 4
  10. The atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding the planet.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  12. Isohel refers equal sunshine.

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

    (a) True
    (b) False
  14. 3 x 3 = 9
  15. Define ‘weather’.

  16. What is meant by atmospheric pressure?

  17. Write a short note on “Planetary winds”

  18. 2 x 5 = 10
  19. How is temperature measured?

  20. Write about the wind and its types.

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