World Geography - Questions (Section-4)
25The short term variations of the atmosphere, ranging from minutes to months are called
A. climateB. weather
C. temperature D. humidity
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26The smallest annual temperature range occurs in the
A. equatorial tropical climate zoneB. subtropical climate zone
C. temperate climate zone D. polar climate zone
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27The South Frigid Zone is the region
A. lying between 66(1/2)? south and 90? southB. lying between the Antarctic circle to the south pole
C. has the coldest climate throughout the year D. All of the above
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28The temperature needed to keep the earth's surface and the atmosphere in thermal equilibrium is called
A. the surface temperatureB. equilibrium temperature
C. the mean global surface temperature D. global temperature
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29The tide produced as a consequence of the moon and the sun pulling the earth in the same direction is called
A. ebb tideB. high tide
C. spring tide D. neap tide
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30The tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of 33 ms are called
A. tropical depressionsB. tropical storms
C. hurricane D. None of the above
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