SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Consider the following statements and state which are correct?
    1. The rate of temperature decrease in the atmosphere with increasing altitude is known as lapse-rate.
    2. The amount of heat energy expended in changing the state or phase of a body, without raising its temperature is known as 'latent heat'.

    A)   Both 1 and 2 are correct

    B)  Both 1 and 2 are incorrect

    C)  Only 1 is correct

    D)  Only 2 is correct

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Normal lapse rate is \[6.5{}^\circ C\]per km of ascent.

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