Exercise 9

Question 26 :

The South Frigid Zone is the region


A). lying between 66(1/2)? south and 90? south
B). lying between the Antarctic circle to the south pole
C). has the coldest climate throughout the year
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 27 :

The temperature needed to keep the earth's surface and the atmosphere in thermal equilibrium is called


A). the surface temperature
B). equilibrium temperature
C). the mean global surface temperature
D). global temperature
Answer : Option C

Question 28 :

The short term variations of the atmosphere, ranging from minutes to months are called


A). climate
B). weather
C). temperature
D). humidity
Answer : Option B

Question 29 :

The tide produced as a consequence of the moon and the sun pulling the earth in the same direction is called


A). ebb tide
B). high tide
C). spring tide
D). neap tide
Answer : Option C

Question 30 :

The tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of 33 ms are called


A). tropical depressions
B). tropical storms
C). hurricane
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C