Atmospheric Pressure and Winds Gk Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Which of the following winds are known as ‘Anti-trade winds’?

(A) Westerlies

(B) Typhoons

(C) Chinook

(D) Cyclones

Ans: A


Question: 2

The Polar Front Theory explains the

(A) Origin of airmass

(B) Origin of anticyclones

(C) Origin of Polar wind

(D) Origin of cyclones

Ans: D

Origin of cyclones

Question: 3

Anemometer is an instrument used to

(A) Measure precipitation

(B) Measure wind speed

(C) Find the wind direction

(D) Measure humidity

Ans: B

Measure wind speed

Question: 4

Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to

(A) Uneven heating of earth

(B) Gravitational pull of the earth

(C) Rotation of earth

(D) Revolution of earth

Ans: B

Gravitational pull of the earth

Question: 5

Which of the following is the uppermost layer of the atmosphere?

(A) Exosphere

(B) Ionosphere

(C) Stratosphere

(D) Mesosphere

Ans: A


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