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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Geography: Chapter 4 Climate

MCQ Questions of Chapter 4 Climate Class 9 Geography with answers will let you learn about the different types of questions that can be formed from a particular concept. Class 9 MCQ Questions will help you knowing how to tackle questions that some would find quite difficult to handle. You can work on problematic topics and come with innovative study and concept clearing ideas.

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Geography: Chapter 4 Climate

1. Which of the following is not an elements of weather and climate?
(a) Atmospheric pressure
(b) Temperature
(c) Humidity
(d) Altitude
► (d) Altitude

2. Which of the following terms refers to the sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time (more than thirty years)?
(a) Atmosphere
(b) Annual range of temperature
(c) Climate
(d) Monsoons
► (c) Climate

3. Which one of the following terms is used for the state of atmosphere over an area at any point of time ?
(a) Weather
(b) Winds
(c) Climate
(d) Pressure
► (a) Weather

4. Which of the following is the rainiest station?
(a) Shillong
(b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai
(d) Kolkata
► (a) Shillong

5. Which of the following places of India experiences the highest summer temperature?
(a) Pahalgam
(b) Leh
(c) Thiruvananthapuram
(d) Jaisalmer
► (d) Jaisalmer

6. Most parts of India receive rainfall during which of the following months?
(a) December to February
(b) March to May
(c) June to September
(d) October to November
► (c) June to September

7. Which one of the following is the driest station?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Leh
(c) Bengaluru
(d) Delhi
► (b) Leh

8. Which of the following places in India experiences a very high diurnal range of temperature?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Jodhpur
(c) Chennai
(d) Delhi
► (b) Jodhpur

9. In which of the following places are houses built on stilts?
(a) Assam
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Goa
(d) Kerala
► (a) Assam

10. In which of the following places of India there is very little difference between day and night temperatures?
(a) Guwahati
(b) Nagpur
(c) Thiruvananthapuram
(d) Delhi
► (c) Thiruvananthapuram

11. Latitude and altitude of a place determine which of the following climatic elements of a place?
(a) Pressure and wind system
(b) Temperature
(c) Rainfall pattern
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

12. Which of the following places of India experiences extreme type of climate?
(a) Shillong
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Chennai
(d) Delhi
► (d) Delhi

13. Which one of the following is not one of the six major controls of the climate of any place?
(a) Latitude
(b) Temperature
(c) Pressure and wind system
(d) Distance from the sea
► (b) Temperature

14. Due to which of the following factors does Pune receive much lesser rainfall as compared to Mumbai?
(a) It is located on the leeward side of Western Ghats
(b) It is located on windward side of Western Ghats
(c) Continentality
(d) Distance from the sea
► (a) It is located on the leeward side of Western Ghats

15. The Indian subcontinent experiences comparatively milder winters as compared to
Central Asia due to which of the following factors?
(a) The Tropic of Cancer
(b) The surrounding seas
(c) The Himalayas
(d) Ocean currents
► (c) The Himalayas

16. Which of the following latitudes passes through the middle of our country, giving it the
characteristics of tropical as well as subtropical climate?
(a) Tropic of Capricorn
(b) Tropic of Cancer
(c) Equator
(d) 82°30'N
► (b) Tropic of Cancer

17. Which of the following atmospheric conditions govern the climate and associated weather
conditions in India?
(a) Pressure and surface winds
(b) Upper air circulation
(c) Western cyclonic disturbances and tropical cyclones
(d) All the above
► (d) All the above

18. The Indian subcontinent experiences comparatively milder winters as compared to
Central Asia due to which of the following factors?
(a) The Tropic of Cancer
(b) The surrounding seas
(c) The Himalayas
(d) Ocean currents
► (c) The Himalayas

19. From which of the following pressure belts do the north-easterly trade winds originate?
(a) Equatorial low pressure belt
(b) Subtropical high pressure belt of the Northern Hemisphere
(c) Subtropical high pressure belt of the Southern Hemisphere
(d) Temperate low pressure belt of the Northern Hemisphere
► (b) Subtropical high pressure belt of the Northern Hemisphere

20. Which of the following prevents the southwest monsoon winds from escaping from
India?
(a) The surrounding seas
(b) The Himalayas
(c) Low pressure over Central Asia
(d) The Indian deserts
► (b) The Himalayas

21. Which of the following is a component of upper air circulation?
(a) North-easterlies
(b) Jet stream
(c) South-west monsoon
(d) Kal Baishakhi
► (b) Jet stream

22. Due to which of the following reasons are the southwest monsoons rainbearing winds?
(a) They blow from low pressure area of northeastern India towards the seas
(b) They are seasonal winds
(c) They blow over warm Indian Ocean and gather moisture
(d) They strike the Himalayas
► (c) They blow over warm Indian Ocean and gather moisture

23. Which of the following causes rainfall in West Bengal during the hot weather season?
(a) Mango showers
(b) Kal Baishakhi
(c) Southwest monsoon
(d) Retreating Monsoon
► (b) Kal Baishakhi

24. By which of the following dates do southern parts of our islands receive their first monsoon showers?
(a) First week of April
(b) First week of May
(c) First week of June
(d) Mid-October
► (a) First week of April

25. The word monsoon is derived from a word which literally means which of the following?
(a) Seasons
(b) Wind pattern
(c) Change
(d) Mausumbi
► (a) Seasons

26. The peninsular part of India experiences peak summers earlier than northern India because :
(a) There is less rainfall in the peninsula during that time.
(b) Cold waves from Central Asia sweeps through the northern plains during the time.
(c) Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward
(d) Clouds do not form in those months
► (c) Due to northward movement of the sun, the global heat belt shifts northward

27. Which is the coldest place in India?
(a) Drass
(b) Srinagar
(c) Shillong
(d) Bikaner
► (a) Drass

28. The term monsoon is originated from?
(a) German
(b) Hindi
(c) Latin
(d) Arabic
► (d) Arabic
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