General knowledge on atmosphere and winds are part of exam preparation. The atmosphere consists of mixture of nitrogen (78%), oxygen (21%), and other gases (1%) that surrounds Earth.As you go beyond our planet, the atmosphere becomes thinner until it gradually reaches space. Atmosphere is divided into five layers. The atmosphere has a great role for life on Earth . It not only provides the essential oxygen which is most important for life on earth, it also blocks some of the Sun’s dangerous rays from reaching Earth.
Wind is the movement of various gases on a large scale on Earth. Winds are differentiated by their spatial scale, their speed, the types of forces that cause them, the regions in which they occur, and their effect.
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The wind system in the equatorial areas is known as ?CorrectIncorrect
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Warm dry winds blowing down the east slopes of Rockies are known asCorrectIncorrect
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The Doldrums is an area ofCorrectIncorrect
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The monsoon has well developed cycle inCorrectIncorrect
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Which one of the following is the most destructive ?CorrectIncorrect
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Hurricanes are cyclonic storms in theCorrectIncorrect
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Increase in carbon dioxide in atmosphere causesCorrectIncorrect
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Which of the following occur more frequently than the other three in the Indian Ocean ?CorrectIncorrect
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When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth it is called asCorrectIncorrect