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Climate Change


7. 

Which one of the following is correct
1. Scientific study of weather is called Meteorology
2. The scientific study of climate is called climatology

Answer : C. Both are correct

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8. 

Match the following

List I List II
a) region between the tropic of cancer 1) Frigid Zone and the tropic of Capricorn
b) Tropic of cancer and the Arctic circle in the Northern 2) Torrid Zone Hemisphere and between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antartic circle in the southern Hemisphere
c) zone lies between the Arctic circle and the North Pole and between the 3) Temperature Zone Antartic circle and the South Pole

Answer : A. 1-b ,2-c ,3-a

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9. 

Which one of the following is correct
1. The highest temperature ever recorded on the earth is 56.7°C (134°F). It was recorded on 10th July 1913 at Greenland Ranch of Death Valley, California, USA.
2. The lowest temperature ever recorded on the earth is -89.2 °C (-128.6 °F; 184.0 K). It was recorded on 21st July, 1983 at Soviet Vostok Station in Antarctica.

Answer : C. Both are correct

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10. 

Rainfall is measured by

Answer : A. Rain Gauge

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11. 

Air pressure is measured by

Answer : D. Barometer

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12. 

The standard air pressure at sea level is

Answer : A. 1013.25 mb

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