Atmosphere and Winds Quiz Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Which one of the following is the most destructive?

(A) Cyclone

(B) Tornado

(C) Typhoon

(D) Willy-Willy

Ans: A


Question: 2

The dry wind ‘Santa Anna’ blows in

(A) Siberia

(B) Argentina

(C) California

(D) Switzerland

Ans: C


Question: 3

Which one of the following atmospheric layers lies closely above the troposphere?

(A) Stratosphere

(B) Mesosphere

(C) Ionosphere

(D) Chemosphere

Ans: A


Question: 4

Mistral is a

(A) Warm-most local wind

(B) Hot dry local wind

(C) Warm dry local wind

(D) Dry local wind

Ans: D

Dry local wind

Question: 5

The instrument used to measure the atmospheric pressure is

(A) Barometer

(B) Pressure Gauge

(C) Hydrometer

(D) Hygrometer

Ans: A


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