6th Class Science Natural Phenomena: Rain, Thunder and Lightning Question Bank Natural Phenomena: Rain, Thunder and Lightning

  • question_answer DIRECTIONS: Read the passage (s) given below and answer the questions that of follow. Passage - 3 The diagram shows a person observing a thunderstorm located several kilo meters away. The person hears the thunder several seconds after seeing the lightning. The person hears the thunder several seconds after seeing the lightning because

    A) speed of sound is greater than the speed of light in air.

    B) speed of light is greater than the speed of sound in air.

    C) lightning restrict the speed of sound

    D) None of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

        Speed of sound (332 m/s) is less than speed of light \[(3\times {{10}^{8}}\text{m/s}),\]hence person hears the thunder several seconds after seeing the lightning.

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