General knowledge on atmosphere and winds which are major part of subject of Geography . 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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Which of the following is not a correct example of tropical cyclones ?CorrectIncorrect
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Which of the following atmospheric layers lies closely above the troposphere?CorrectIncorrect
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Which of the following terms denotes the atmosphere is level at which the decrease of temperature with heigh ceases to prevail ?CorrectIncorrect
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Which one of the following constituents of the atmosphere cause greatest changes in climate and weather ?CorrectIncorrect
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Which of the following occurs more fequently than the other in Indian Ocean?CorrectIncorrect