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Identification of Nimbostratus

Multiple Choice Questions On Agriculture Meteorology (MCQ)

Part A:: Question (01 – 20): Multiple Choice Questions (Mcq) on Meteorology

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Question 01. Who is the inventor of the wind scale?

(a). Francis Beaufort.
(b). James Stagg.
(c). Carl-Gustaf Rossby.
(d). Josh Wurman.

Question 02. The essentials of the modern nomenclature system for tropospheric clouds were proposed by..?

(a). Francis Beaufort.
(b). Luke Howard.
(c). Jacob Bjerknes.
(d). George Hadley.

Question 03. Who is  considered as the father of meteorology?

(a). Aristotle.
(b). Bert Bolin.
(c). David Brunt.
(d). Luke Howard.

Question 04. …. has been called the father of agricultural meteorology in India?

(a). Jagdish Shukla.
(b). G. V. Rao.
(c). L. A. Ramdas.
(d). Anna Mavi.

Question 05. A Canadian scientist specializing in the fields of meteorology and climatology?

(a). Balfour Watson Currie.
(b). Heinrich Wilhelm Dove.
(c). William Morris Davis.
(d). Edward Norton Lorenz.

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Question 06. Which is a type of high cloud?

(a). Alto.
(b). Nimbostratus.
(c). Cirrus.
(d). Stratus.

Question 07. …. is a heavy rain cloud?

(a). Altostratus.
(b). Nimbostratus.
(c). Cirrostratus.
(d). Cirrus.

Question 08. Which option is in correct descending order (from high altitude to low altitude)?

Only for high to low altitude

(This question is not asking for the high to low altitude clouds of all genera considering exact sequence).

(a). C_mulus > cirrus > nimbostratus.
(b). C_mulonimbus > cirrostratus > stratus.
(c). Stratus > altostratus > Cirrus.
(d). Cirroc_mulus > altostratus > stratus.

Question 09. Which is a low level cloud?

(a). Stratus.
(b). Cirrostratus.
(c). Both a and b.
(d). None of the above.

Question 10. Which is a horizontal cloud?

(a). Nimbostratus.
(b). C_mulonimbus.
(c). Stratus.
(d). All of the above.

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Question 11. Full form of IMD is..?

(a). Indian Meteorology Department.
(b). India Meteorological Department.
(c). India’s Meteorological Department.
(d). Indian’s Meteorology Department.

Question 12. Apart from India, IMD also collects some weather/climate data from..?

(a). Antarctica.
(b). United Kingdom.
(c). Australia.
(d). Sahara Desert.

Question 13. The headquarter of IMD is located in..?

(a). Mumbai.
(b). Kolkata.
(c). Hyderabad.
(d). Delhi.

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Question 14. Who is the director general of India Meteorological Department?

(a). Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.
(b). Harsh Vardhan.
(c). Dr. K. Sathi Devi.
(d). Dr. S. O. Shaw.

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Question 15. Which is the parent organisation of IMD?

(a). Ministry of ecology.
(b). Ministry of agriculture.
(c). Ministry of Earth Science.
(d). None of the above.

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Question 16. Creation of …. pressure is the cause of monsoon in Indian Subcontinent?

(a). Low.
(b). High.
(c). Medium.
(d). All of the above.

Question 17. The winter monsoons have a dominant …. component?

(a). Southerly.
(b). Northerly.
(c). Easterly.
(d). Westerly.

Question 18. The summer monsoons have a dominant …. component?

(a). Southerly.
(b). Northerly.
(c). Easterly.
(d). Westerly.

Question 19. Mumbai receives rain from..?

(a). Indian monsoon system.
(b). Arabian monsoon system.
(c). Indo-Australian monsoon system.
(d). Sri Lankan Monsoon system.

Question 20. The Indian summer monsoon typically lasts from..?

(a). July – September.
(b). June – October.
(c). July – August.
(d). June – September.

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Part B:: Questions (21 – 25): Match the followings and select right answer….

Question 21. Components of weather and climate….

a. Humidity.
b. Frost point.
c. Rain.
d. Wind.

  1. Is the natural movement of air.
  2. Condensed form of water.
  3. When the temperature is below the freezing point of water.
  4. Water vapour.

(a). a_ 3. b_ 4. c_ 1. d_ 2.
(b). a_ 4. b_ 3. c_ 1. d_ 2.
(c). a_ 3. b_ 1. c_ 4. d_ 2.
(d). a_ 4. b_ 3. c_ 2. d_ 1.

Question 22. Temperature….

a. Kelvin.
b. 30 – 32 ℃.
c. Thermometer.
d. 10 – 12 ℃.

  1. Measures temperature.
  2. Is the basic unit of temperature in the SI.
  3. Maximum cardinal temperature for wheat.
  4. Minimum cardinal temperature for rice.

(a). a_ 1. b_ 3. c_ 2. d_ 4.
(b). a_ 2. b_ 3. c_ 1. d_ 4.
(c). a_ 4. b_ 3. c_ 2. d_ 1.
(d). a_ 3. b_ 4. c_ 2. d_ 1.

Question 23. Types of humidity….

a. Absolute humidity.
b. Relative humidity.
c. There are …. types of humidity
d. Specific humidity

  1. Indicates a present state of absolute humidity relative to a maximum humidity given the same temperature.
  2. Mass of water vapor per volume of moist air or mass of water vapor per mass of dry air.
  3. Is the ratio of vapor mass to total moist air parcel mass.
  4. Three.

(a). a_ 2. b_ 1. c_ 4. d_ 3.
(b). a_ 2. b_ 3. c_ 4. d_ 1.
(c). a_ 1. b_ 3. c_ 4. d_ 2.
(d). a_ 4. b_ 3. c_ 2. d_ 1.

Question 24. Climate and seasons in India….

a. Summer.
b. Winter.
c. Monsoon.
d. Post monsoon.

  1. March, April and May.
  2. October to December.
  3. June to September.
  4. January and February.

(a). a_ 2. b_ 4. c_ 1. d_ 3.
(b). a_ 2. b_ 4. c_ 1. d_ 3.
(c). a_ 1. b_ 4. c_ 3. d_ 2.
(d). a_ 1. b_ 3. c_ 2. d_ 4.

Question 25. Indian states/territories and climate….

a. Rajasthan.
b. South India.
c. Himalayas.
d. Kerala.

  1. Receive monsoon on 1st June.
  2. Mountain climate.
  3. Driest state in India.
  4. Subtropical eco-region.

(a). a_ 3. b_ 4. c_ 2. d_ 1.
(b). a_ 2. b_ 3. c_ 4. d_ 1.
(c). a_ 4. b_ 3. c_ 2. d_ 1.
(d). a_ 1. b_ 2. c_ 3. d_ 4.

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Multiple Choice Questions On Agriculture Meteorology (MCQ)

Last Updated: 14-07-2021

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