The month of cyclone is ?


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1. Which one of the following place is unlikely to be offered by a cyclone.


1) Chennai 2) Mangalore
3) Amritsar 4) Puri

2. Which of the following statements given below incorrect.

1) In winter the winds flow from the land to the ocean
2) In summer the winds flow from the land towards ocean
3) A cyclone is formed by a very high pressure system with very high speed winds revolving around it
4) The coastline of India is not vulnerable to cyclones

3. Hish speed winds and air pressure difference can cause.

1) Water vapour 2) Cyclones
3) Clouds 4) None

4. A cyclone warning can be issued

1) 6hrs in advance 2) 12 hrs in advance
3) 24 hrs in advance 4) 48 hrs in advance

5. An earthquake under the sea is called?

1) Cyclone 2) Tsunami
3) Thunder 4) Lightening

6. The power of an earthquake is expressed in terms of magnitude on a scale called?

1) Monograph 2) Barometer
3) Richter scale 4) Seismograph

7. Seismic waves are recorded by an instrument called?

1) Seismograph 2) Richter scale
3) Barometer 4) Thermograph

8. Which of the following is a man made Hazard?

1) Earthquake 2) Tsunami
3) Floods 4) None

9. Disaster the term is derived from which of the following language?

1) Arabic 2) French
3) Latin 4) Greek

10. Which of the following is a natural Hazard?

1) Drought 2) War
3) Terrorism 4) All of the above

11. The occurrence of a sudden or major misfortune which disrupts the basic fabrics and normal functioning of a society is known as ‘disaster’ the above definition given by?

1) The united nations organization
2) The world bank
3) National disaster management authority
4) All of the above

12. An example for tectonic disaster.

1) Avalanches 2) Cyclones
3) Earthquakes 4) floods

13. A set of prevailing or consequential conditions composed of physical, socio economics and political factors which increase a community’s susceptibility to calamity or which adversely affect its ability to respond to events is called.

1) Tsunami 2) vulnerabilities
3) Disaster 4) Hazard

14. Which one of the following state faces all four types drought, flood, cyclone and earthquake disasters?

1) Utter pradesh 2) West bengal
3) Orissa 4) Telangana

15. 68 % of net sown area is vulnerable to?

1) Earthquake 2) Drought
3) Floods 4) Tsunami

16. Richter scale was developed in?

1) 1940 2) 1930 3) 1935 4) 1945

17. Upper limit number on the richter scale is?

1) 9 2) 8 3) 100 4) No upper limit

18. Earthquake occurs due to?

1) Volcanic eruption 2) Faulting
3) Hydrostatic pressure 4) Above all

19. ‘tsunami’ the word is derived from which of the following language?

1) Japanese 2) Chinese
3) French 4) Greek

20. The maximum height reached by a tsunami on the shole is called?

1) Sholing 2) Run up
3) Edge wave 4) Refraction

21. Indian ocean was hit by tsunami on?

1) 24th December 2004
2) 24th December 2006
3) 26th December 2006
4) 26th December 2004

22. Drought prone area programmes was initiated in?

1) 1972 2) 1973 3) 1974 4) 1974

23. The one and only sea that occurs tsunami is?

1) Mediterranean sea 2) China sea
3) Red sea 4) Bay of Bengal

24. What is the major characteristics of drought, differentiating it form other natural calamities?

1) Drought could cause life and property loss
2) Drought has both natural and social implications
3) Drought could recur in the same place
4) Without a well defined start nor end, drought is a slow process

25. Gas leaked in Bhopal tragedy was?

1) Potassium isothiocyanate
2) sodium isothiocynate
3) Ethyl isocynate
4) Methyl isocyanate

26. Chernobyl nuclear disaster occurred in the year?

1) 1984 2) 1985 3) 1986 4) 1987

27. The coastline of Andhrapradesh is?

1) 900 km 2) 1250 km
3) 972 km 4) 279 km

28. In coastal Andhra there are?

1) 8 districts 2) 4 districts
3) 10 districts 4) 9 districts

29. The largest district in coastal Andhra is?

1) Visakhapatnam 2) East Godavari
3) West Bengal 4) Guntur

30. The coastal plain in AP states from?

1) The Western ghats
2) The Bay of Bengal
3) The Eastern ghats
4) The Narmada river

31. The month of cyclone is?

1) August 2) September
3) October 4) November

32. Drought occurs?

1) When rainfall is very high
2) When rainfall is just average are
3) When rainfall season sets in late
4) When there are not enough rain to grow crops

33. Floods are caused due to?

1) Excessive rainfall
2) The breaches in tanks
3) The speedy winds
4) The overflow of water from the canals

34. The region that is frequently affected by floods in AP is?

1) The delta of Penna rever
2) The interior of our state
3) The twin cities
4) The deltas of the rivers Krishna and Godavari

35. The science that exclusively deals with earth quakes is?

1) Geophysics 2) Geography
3) Geology 4) Seismograph

36. An earthquake releases?

1) Vibrations 2) Tremors
3) Vibrations and Tremors
4) Tremors and fire

37. Focus is the earthquakes ?

1) Tip 2) Origin
3) Ruin 4) Vibration

38. Earthquakes are classified into?

1) 2 Types 2) 3 Types
3) 4 Types 4) 5 Types

39. To measure the magnitude of the earthquakes this is used?

1) Richter scale 2) Plain scale
3) Hydrometer 4) Barometer

40. In our country the state that is prone to earthquakes frequently is?

1) Bihar 2) Assom
3) Meghalaya 4) Nagaland

41. In Maharashtra in 1993 an earthquake struck in at?

1) Latur 2) Pune
3) aurangabad 4) Mumbai

42. The waves that reach the earthquakes recording centre first are?

1) ‘S’ waves 2) ‘P’ waves
3) ‘L’ waves 4) None

43. Tsunami means?

1) The severest earthquake
2) The greatest travel waves
3) The smallest earthquake
4) The longest tidal wave

44. The print on the earth’s surface directly above the focus is called?

1) Focal point 2) Epicentre
3) Quake centre 4) None

45. Drought prone districts in India are?

1) 42 2) 52 3) 62 4) 72

46. All of the following are true about disaster except?

1) A disaster may be domestic or international
2) A disaster may be caused by nature or have human origin
3) A disaster always receives wide spread medic coverage
4) A disaster may have unknown and qraduel on set
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