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Class 9 Geography Chapter 4 Climate Extra Que Ans

Class 9 Geography Chapter 4 Climate Que Ans


Choose the correct answer from the four alternatives given below.


(i) Which one of the following places receives the highest rainfall in the world?
(a) Silchar
(c) Cherrapunji
(b) Mawsynram
(d) Guwahati

(i) The correct answer is (b) Mawsynram.


(ii) The wind blowing in the northern plains in summers is known as:
(a) Kaal Baisakhi
(c) Trade Winds
(b) Loo
(d) None of the above

(ii) The correct answer is (b) Loo.


(iii) Monsoon arrives in India approximately in:
(a) Early May
(c) Early June
(b) Early July
(d) Early August

(iii) The correct answer is (c) Early June.


(iv) Which one of the following characterises the cold weather season in India?
(a) Warm days and warm nights
(b) Warm days and cold nights
(c) Cool days and cold nights
(d) Cold days and warm nights

(iv) The correct answer is (c) Cool days and cold nights.


Class 9 Geography Chapter 4 Climate Extra Que Ans


Q: What are the basic elements of the natural environment?

A: The basic elements of the natural environment are landforms, drainage, and atmospheric conditions.


Q: What is climate?

A: Climate refers to the total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time, typically more than thirty years.


Q: What are the elements of weather and climate?

A: The elements of weather and climate are temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind, humidity, and precipitation.


Q: What are some examples of regional variations in temperature?

A: In summer, the temperature can reach as high as 50°C in some parts of the Rajasthan desert, while it may be around 20°C in Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir. In winter, the temperature in Drass, Jammu and Kashmir, can drop as low as minus 45°C, while Thiruvananthapuram may have a temperature of 22°C.

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