UPSC Geography Atmosphere Question Bank Atmosphere

  • question_answer Match the following
    List-I (Wind type) List-II (Regions where they)
    A. Brick fielders 1. N. California
    B. Sirocco 2. Australia
    C. Bergs 3. Mediterranean
    D. Northers 4. Africa

    A)                             A-2       B-3       C-1       D-4

    B)             A-2       B-3       C-4       D-1

    C)             A-3       B-1       C-2       D-4

    D)             A-2       B-1       C-3       D-4

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     The Brick fielder is a hot and dry wind in the desert of Southern Australia that occurs in the summer season. The term Sirocco (sometimes also spelled Scirocco) is an all-inclusive name given to hot and subsequently humid southeast to southwest winds originating as hot, dry desert-air over Northern Africa, flowing northward into the southern Mediterranean basin. Berg wind is the South African name for a katabatic wind: a hot dry wind blowing down the Great Escarpment from the high central plateau to the coast. A Texas Norther, also know n as a blue norther, is a cold front in the U.S. state of Texas, marked. Wind chill due to a combination of cold temperatures and strong winds is dangerous to anyone who is caught unaware and unprepared for it.


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