Exercise 8

Question 11 :

The process that directs precipitation down plant branches and stems is called


A). stem flow
B). through flow
C). interception
D). canopy drip
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 12 :

The region of three W's that is wheat, wool and wine is


A). mediterranean climatic regions
B). china type climatic regions
C). steppe type climatic regions
D). equatorial regions
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 13 :

The process that creates a sub layer, which is white to gray in colour and composes of silica sand in the A horizon is called


A). podsolosation
B). calcification
C). laterisation
D). gleisation
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 14 :

The ratio of the weight of water vapour to the total weight of air (including the water vapor) is called


A). specific humidity
B). mixing ratio
C). relative humidity
D). absolute humidity
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 15 :

The polar Easterlies lie at


A). 0-30? latitude
B). 30-60? latitude
C). 60-90? latitude
D). 90? latitude
Answer : Answer: Option C