UPSC Geography Atmosphere Question Bank Atmosphere

  • question_answer Which of the following statements about tornadoes are correct?          [NDA/NA 2017-II]
    Tornadoes usually spin
    1. anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere.
    2. clockwise in me southern hemisphere.
    3. clockwise in the northern hemisphere.
    4. anticlockwise in the southern hemisphere.
    Select the correct answer using the code given below:

    A)  1 and 3

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  2 and 4

    D)  2 and 3

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

     Tornado-A rapidly rotating column of the air developed around a very intense low pressure area, associated with a dark funnel shaped cloud, originate at USA. The air is anticlockwise in the northern hemisphere and clockwise in southern hemisphere.

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