Geography: Major Climatic Types Online Test

Who among the following used two factors e.g. precipitation effectiveness and temperature effectiveness for the classification of climate?
Trewartha
Thornwaite
Koeppen
Thorn burry
According to Koeppen, which of the following alphabets represents dry climate where evaporation exceeds precipitation and there is constant water deficit throughout the year?
B
D
C
A
The German botanist and climatologist Wladimir Koeppen presented his descriptive scheme of the classification of world climates first in ____ based on vegetation zone of French plant physiologist Candolle.
1896
1900
1916
1924
Vostok in Antarctica recorded the word’s lowest temperature of
-52°C
-74°C
-40°C
-88.3°C
Which of the following climate is located between 50°N—60°N and 65°N latitudes?
Boreal or sub-arctic climate
Humid continental mild summer climate
Tundra climate
Temperate oceanic climate
In humid continental hot summer climate, winter temperatures average —4°C to 1.7°C for a period of 3 to 5 months and average summer temperatures vary from
19°C to 21°C
22°C to 27°C
21°C to 24°C
17°C to 21°C
Most of the coastal locations in Western Europe have a positive anomaly of temperature ranging from
9° to 15°C
11° to 17°C
13° to 19°C
15° to 21°C
During summer in subtropical humid climate, rainfall occurs from _____ clouds which result from convection currents due to the intense heating of the land masses.
Cumulo-nimbus
Stratus
Strato-Cumulus
Cumulus
The main characteristics of which climate are determined by the ocean winds?
Mediterranean climate
Subtropical humid climate
Temperate oceanic climate
Humid continental climate
The tropical wet climate extends up to ____ latitudes on either side of the equator and is characterized by adequate rainfall throughout the year.
0° to 5° latitudes
5° to 10° latitudes
5° to 15° latitudes
5° to 20° latitudes
At Allahabad, the annual range of temperature is 18.4°C, while at Agra it is
26.2°C
24.2°C
20.2°C
22.2°C
At Bolobo, where the annual range is only 1°C, the diurnal range is
9°C
8°C
4°C
3°C
Who among the following presented a new concept of climatic classification in 1948 and termed it as “Potential Evapo-Transpiration
Trewartha
Thornwaite
Koeppen
Thorn burry
The Tundra region is swept by speedy cold powdery storms known as
Bora
Blizzard
Mistral
Foehn
The average annual temperature in Tundra region is
-16°C
-14°C
-12°C
-10°C
Description:

This test helps one to find the level of preparation for Civil Services Examination in General Studies

Discussion
53 Followers
Tests: 8

Your Facebook Friends on WizIQ

More Tests By Author

GK of 10 Question-test
10 Questions | 4457 Attempts

Multiple Choice Questions on GK
20 Questions | 13634 Attempts

General Studies MCQ
20 Questions | 3630 Attempts