Daily MCQs – Day 29 – 14th August 2017


These MCQs are based on Today’s Targets given here 


Q.1) Consider the following statements about Thorn Forests:

1. Teak, Sal, Peepal, Neem grow in these forest and have succulent stems to conserve water
2. Leaves are mostly thick and small to minimize evaporation
3. Trees are scattered and have long roots penetrating deep into the soil in order to get moisture
4. It is found in the north-western part of the country including semi-arid areas of Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh, UP and Haryana

Which of the statements are correct. Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 3 and 4 only
d) 2, 3 and 4 only



Q.2) Consider the following statements:

1. Seasonal contrasts in temperature are more in the interior of the country and less in the coastal areas. 
2. In the Northern Plains rainfall generally decreases from west to east.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2



Q.3) The Coriolis force is responsible for deflecting winds towards the right in the northern hemisphere and towards the left in the southern hemisphere. Coriolis force is caused due to:

a) Friction between moving air and earth surface
b) Pressure differntial
c) Earths rotation at its axis
d) Revolution of earth around the Sun



Q.4) Consider the following:

These are weather phenomena of the winter months. They influence the weather of the north and north-western regions of India. Subtropical westerly jet streams brings them to India. They are beneficial for wheat cultivation.

The above passage describes which of the following:

a) Western Disturbance
b) Monsoon
c) El Nino
d) La Nina


Q.5) Arrange following cities in North to South order:1. Bangkok
2. Phnom Penh
3. Kuala Lumpur
4. Singapore

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 1, 2, 3, 4
b) 2, 1, 3, 4
c) 1, 2, 4, 3
d) 2, 1, 4, 3


Solutions are here

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