100+ Gk Questions on Climate, Weather, Climatology Questions - 1

Question: 1

What are the six major zones of climate of the world?

Climate of the world can be divided into six major zones. They are

(i). Equatorial climatic zone

(ii). Tropical climatic zone

(iii). Sub tropical climatic zone

(iv). Temperate climatic zone

(v). Sub polar climatic zone and

(vii) Polar climatic zone.

Question: 2

What is the significance of the climate?

Climate sets limits to the distribution of different kinds of plant and animal lives. It has therefore, a great significance for man.

Climate influences human activities both directly and indirectly.

Question: 3

What is meant by climate?

The average atmospheric condition such as temperature, pressure, wind velocity and direction, humidity, cloud rainfall etc of a particular place for a minimum of 35 years is known as climate.

Question: 4

What are the elements of climate?

Temperature, pressure, wind, humidity and precipitation are called as the elements of weather and climate.

Question: 5

What is weather?

The atmospheric conditions such as temperature, pressure, wind velocity and direction, humidity, cloud cover, rainfall etc of a particular place in a particular day is called weather.

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