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Delhi Public School Ghaziabad Vasundhara


Class - IX
Ch -4 “Climate”
NAME: DATE:
Tick the correct answer: -
Q1.The sum total of weather condition over a larger area for a longer period is known
as:
(a) Season
(b) Monsoon
(c) Climate
(d) Cyclone
Q2.Temperature, wind, humidity, precipitation etc are elements of:
(a) Weather
(b) Climate
(c) Both a & b
(d) Season

Q3.The word ‘monsoon’ has its origin in this language:


(a) Latin
(b) Arabic
(c) Greek
(d) Hebrew
Q4.Monsoon refers to the seasonal reversal in wind direction during a:
(a) year
(b) month
(c) week
(d) season
Q5.This particular state is a part of areas receiving rainfall during Oct/Nov:
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Jammu & Kashmir
(c) Tamilnadu
(d) Maharashtra
Q6.Most of the houses in this region have sloping roofs:
(a) Terai region
(b) West Gujarat
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Malwa Plateau
Q7.Due to the curvature of the earth, the amount of _______ energy received varies
according to latitude:
(a) wind
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(b) solar
(c) thermal
(d) hydel
Q8.The pressure and the wind system of any area depends on the:
(a) Latitude & altitude of the place
(b) Precipitation & latitude of the place
(c) Altitude & humidity of the place
(d) Both ( b) and ( c)
Q9.Most of the world’s deserts are located on the ______ margins of the continents
in the sub-tropics:
(a) eastern
(b) western
(c) northern
(d) southern
Q10.An apparent force caused by the earth’s rotation is called as:
(a) Rational force
(b) Wind force
(c) Coriolis force
(d) Continental force

Q11.The narrow belt of high altitude westerly wind in the troposphere is known
as:
(a) Wet streams
(b) Jet streams
(c) Condensed stream
(d) High streams
Q12.The pre-monsoon showers common to Kerala & Karnataka are known as:
(a) Kaal Baishakhi
(b) Mango Showers
(c) Summer Showers
(d) Loo
Q13.In India Jet streams blow over the South of the Himalayas all through the
year except in this season:
(a) Winter
(b) Monsoon
(c) Summer
(d) Autumn
Q14.Western Cyclonic Disturbances are brought by Westerly flow from this
region:
(a) Caspian Sea Region
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(b) Mediterranean Region


(c) Arabian Sea Region
(d) Black Sea Region
Q15.The periodic change in the pressure condition around Eastern Pacific &
Eastern Indian Ocean is known as:
(a) Eastern Oscillation
(b) Southern Oscillation
(c) Ferral’s Law
(d) Coriolis Force
Q16.The monsoon arrives at the Southern tip of the Indian
peninsula by:
(a) Last week of May
(b) First week of June
(c) Second week of June
(d) First week of July
Q17.The strong, hot & dry winds blowing during the summer
months are called:
(a) Mahawat
(b) Loo
(c) Dry winds
(d) Summer winds
Q18.The phenomenon associated with the monsoon are:
(a) Burst
(b) Monsoon Break
(c) Pre-monsoon
(d) Both a and b
Q19.This place in NE India is reputed for its stalagmite & stalactite caves:
(a) Dibrugarh
(b) Shillong
(c) Mawsynram
(d) Silchar
Q20.Which one of the following causes rainfall during winter in Northwest
India?
(a) Cyclonic depression
(b) Western Disturbances
(c) Retreating Monsoon
(d) Trade Winds

Answer the following questions:


1) Why is the distribution of rainfall uneven in India? Mention any four factors.
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2) What are “Jet Streams” and how do they affect the climate of India?
3) Discuss the mechanism of monsoon.
4) Give an account of the weather condition and characteristics of cold weather
season.
5) Differentiate between the South-West monsoon and the North-East
monsoon. Give four points of difference.
6) How do the location and extent of India affect its climate? Explain in detail.
7) Why does India have a monsoon type of climate?
8) Give an account of the climatic condition and characteristics of the hot
weather season.
9) Why does rainfall decrease from the east to west in Northern India?
10) Explain in detail the factors affecting the climate of India.

Thinking Skill Questions:

1. Critical: Increasing pollution in our surroundings is also affecting the climate. Justify the
statement.
2. Reflective:
3. Creative: Write an autobiography of the lake which is fast drying up thanks to us humans.
Societal: Government has launched many programs to clean our river like “Yamuna bachao
aandolan” or “Ganga action plan” etc. Apart from the initiative of the govt. what can we do to
save our rivers?

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