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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 4 – STHAAPNA Series

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Q.1) The correct sequence of different layers of the atmosphere from the surface of the Earth upwards is:     

(a) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere

(b) Stratosphere, Troposphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere

(c) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere

(d) Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere

 

Q.2) Which one of the following layers of the atmosphere is responsible for the deflection of radio waves? [1996]

(a)Troposphere

(b)Stratosphere

(c) Mesosphere

(d) Ionosphere

 

Q.3) A layer in the Earth’s atmosphere called ionosphere facilities radio communication. Why ?

  1. The presence of ozone causes the reflection of radio waves to earth.
  2. Radio waves have a very long wavelength.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [2011 – I]

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c)Both 1 and 2

(d)Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.4) The jet aircrafts fly very easily and smoothly in the lower stratosphere. What could be the appropriate explanation ?

  1. There are no clouds or water vapour in the lower stratosphere.
  2. There are no vertical winds in the lower stratosphere.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct in this context ? [2011 – I]

(a)1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.5) Assertion (A) : Thickness of the atmosphere is maximum over the Equator.

Reason (R) : High insolation and strong convection currents occur over the Equator.

Codes:  [2004]

(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q.6) Normally, the temperature decreases with the increase in height from the Earth’s surface, because [2012- I]

  1. the atmosphere can be heated upwards only from the Earth’s surface
  2. there is more moisture in the upper atmosphere
  3. the air is less dense in the upper atmosphere

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a)1 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.7) Assertion (A) : The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude

Reason (R) : The capacity to hold moisture in the form of water vapour is related to temperature.

Select the appropriate code. [2003]

(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q.8) The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high as compared to coastal areas. What is/are the reason/reasons? [2013 – I]

  1. Thermal difference between land and water
  2. Variation in altitude between continents and oceans
  3. Presence of strong winds in the interior
  4. Heavy rains in the interior as compared to coasts

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

Q.9) Consider the following statements: [2007]

  1. Annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean.
  2. Annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern Hemisphere than that in the Southern Hemisphere.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.10) Which one of the following reflects back more sunlight as compared to other three? [2010]

(a) Sand desert

(b) Paddy crop

  1. Which one of the following reflects back more sunlight as compared to other three? [2010]

(a) Sand desert

(b) Paddy crop

(c) Land covered with fresh snow

(d) Prairie land

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