UPSC Geography Atmosphere Question Bank Atmosphere

  • question_answer Which of the following are wrongly matched?
    1. Typhoons           China Sea
    2. Cyclones            West Indies
    3. Hurricanes           Indian Ocean
    4. Tornadoes           Australia

    A)  1, 2 and 4

    B)  2, 3 and 4

    C)  2 and 4

    D)  3 and 4

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

     Cyclone occurs in the south Pacific or Indian Ocean. Cyclones are characterized by inward spiraling wind that rotate about a zone of low pressure. In fact, tornadoes have been documented in every state of the United States, and on every continent, with the exception of Antarctica. In fact, wherever the atmospheric conditions are exactly right, the occurrence of a tornadic storm is possible.

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