MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 12 World Climate and Climate Change

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 12 World Climate and Climate Change

1. Which one of the following cause global warming?
(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Oxygen
(c) Nitrogen
(d) Hydrogen
► (a) Carbon dioxide

2. Polar climates are denoted by
(a) P.
(b) E.
(c) F.
(d) G.
► (b) E.

3. The type of climate found in the Amazon basin in South America is tropical
(a) monsoon climate.
(b) dry climate.
(c) wet climate.
(d) wet and dry climate.
► (c) wet climate.

4. Warm temperate climates extend from:
(a) 300-500 latitude
(b) 40-50 latitude
(c) 35-40 latitude
(d) 450-50 latitude
► (a) 300-500 latitude

5. The group of four climates that represent humid conditions is
(a) A-B-C-E.
(b) A-C-D-E.
(c) B-C-D-E.
(d) A-C-D-F.
► (b) A-C-D-E.

6. BWh denotes:
(a) Sub-tropical Steppe climate
(b) Sub-tropical desert climate
(c) Mid latitude Steppe climate
(d) Mid latitude desert climate
► (b) Sub-tropical desert climate

7. The type of climate portrayed by Plateau Station, Antarctica is
(a) Dw.
(b) ET.
(c) EF.
(d) Df.
► (c) EF.

8. In which of the following periods earth’s climate was not warm?
(a) Cambrian
(b) Ordovician
(c) Silurian
(d) Hercynian
► (d) Hercynian

9. The GHG that results from the intestinal gases of ruminants (cows) is
(a) Nitrous oxide
(b) Carbon dioxide
(c) Carbon monoxide
(d) Methane
► (d) Methane

10. ________ classification attempts to organise climates according to their causes.
(a) Empirical
(b) Hydrological
(c) Genetic
(d) None of the above
► (c) Genetic

11. Koeppen recognised _____ major climatic groups.
(a) Two
(b) Three
(c) Four
(d) Five
► (d) Five

12. The processes that warm the atmosphere are often collectively referred to as the ________.
(a) globalisation
(b) greenhouse effect
(c) Silurian
(d) none of the above
► (b) greenhouse effect
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