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Atmosphere Previous Year Questions of CDSE


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11 Nov 2017
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ATMOSPHERE

1998 I

1          Changes in the weather conditions occur in which one of the following layers of the atmosphere?

            (a) Troposphere             (b) Stratosphere                        (c) Ozonosphere                        (d) Exosphere  

1999 II

1          Details of layers of atmosphere as per diagram

2002 I

1          Consider the following places:

            1 shimala          2 Gangtok         3 Mumbai          Delhi

Arrange these places in decreasing order of their atmospheric pressure on their ground surface using the codes given below:

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

2003 II

1          Assertion A      Large-scale ozone destruction and hole formation is evident over Antarctica region only

            Reason R         The temperature at South Pole is relatively high as compared to that of North Pole

                                    (a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

2004 I

1          Assertion A Higher layers of the atmosphere have more capacity to absorb heat in comparison to lower layers

Reason R Higher layers of the atmosphere contain lesser quantities of carbondioxide in comparison to the lower layers

(a)        (b)        (c)        (d)

2006 II

1          In which layer of the atmosphere do most weather phenomenon occur?

            (a) Exosphere   (b) Stratosphere            (c) Ionosphere               (d) Troposphere

2009II

1          Radio waves are reflected back to the earth from the

            (a) Troposphere (b) Exosphere   (c) Stratosphere            (d) Ionosphere  

2011 II

1          Which of the following statements regarding ozone layer in the atmosphere is/are correct?

            1 It absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation found in the Sun’s rays

            2 Chlorofluorocarbons are serious threat to the ozone layer

            Select the answer using the code given below:

            (a) 1 only          (b) 2 only          (c) both 1 and 2                         (d) neither 1 nor 2

2012 I

1          What is the major role of a greenhouse gas that contributes to temperature rise of the Earth’s surface?

            (a)Transparent to both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation

            (b) Stops both incoming sunlight and outgoing infrared radiation

            (c) Lets outgoing infrared radiation pass through but stops incoming sunlight

            (d) Lets  incoming sunlight pass through but stops outgoing infrared radiation

 

2          Consider the following statements:

            1 Ozone is mostly found in Stratosphere                       

2 Ozone layer lies between 55-75 Km above the surface of the Earth

            3 Ozone absorbs ultraviolet radiation from the Sun

            4 Ozone layer has no significance on the life on the Earth.

            Which of the statements given above are correct?

(a)1 and 2         (b) 1 and 3        (c) 2 and 3        (d) 3 and 4

2013 II

1          Which one among the following is responsible for formation of ‘Ozone Holes’ in the Stratosphere?

            (a) Benzopyrene            (b) Hydrocabons                       (c) Chlorofluorocarbons             (d) U V Radiations

2015 I

1          Ozone layer of the Earth’s atmosphere is important for living organisms because it

            (a) prevents entry of ultra-violet rays                   (b) prevents entry of X-rays

            (c) maintains level of oxygen on the Earth          (d) prevents acid rain on Earth

 

2          Arrange the following layers of atmosphere vertically from the surface of the Earth

            1 Mesosphere               2 Troposphere               3 Stratosphere              4 Thermosphere

            Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a)   1-2-3-4        (b) 2-1-3-4         (c) 2-3-1-4         (d) 3-4-2-1

2015 II

1          Which one of the following statements about the atmosphere is correct?

            (a) The atmosphere has definite upper limit but gradually thins until it becomes imperceptible.

            (b) The atmosphere has no definite upper limit but gradually thins until it becomes imperceptible

            (c) The atmosphere has definite upper limit but gradually thickens until it becomes imperceptible

            (d) The atmosphere has no definite upper limit but gradually thickens until it becomes imperceptible


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