Air Pressure and Winds GK Quiz Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Doldrums are

(A) High latitudes with heavy snow

(B) Equatorial Zone with low pressure

(C) Sub-polar zone with high pressure

(D) High pressure areas on mountains

Ans: B

Equatorial Zone with low pressure

Question: 2

 ‘Beaufort Scale’ is used to measure

(A) Air pressure

(B) Humidity

(C) Wind velocity

(D) Wind direction

Ans: C

Wind velocity

Question: 3

The amount of Albedo in the atmosphere is about

(A) 15%

(B) 37%

(C) 42%

(D) 50%

Ans: C

42%

Question: 4

In the earth’s atmosphere, the atmospheric pressure

(A) First increases and then decreases with height

(B) Remains constant with height

(C) Increases with height

(D) Decreases with height

Ans: D

Decreases with height

Question: 5

The percentage of oxygen in the atmospheric oxygen is approximately

(A) 10%

(B) 20%

(C) 30%

(D) 70%

Ans: B

20%

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