Weather, Climate and Adaptions of Animals to Climate

This is an interactive quiz on Weather, Climate and Adaptions of Animals to Climate.

It also covers related topics such as temperature, humidity and rainfall.

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Which of the following statements is incorrect for penguins?

They huddle together They cannot swim They have webbed feet They have streamlined body

Raghav is doing his homework which is given by his teacher. Would you help him to choose the incorrect sentences?

The weather at a place changes day after day and week after week. Weather is such a complex phenomenon that it can change even over very short periods of time. It can be sunny weather in the morning but suddenly clouds may appear from nowhere and it can become cloudy. Weather is very constant anywhere

Which of the following briefly describes the desert climate?

Hot and humid Dry and humid Hot and dry Hot and wet

Out of the given definition, which is the most appropriate definition of climate?

Changes in weather condition in a year Average weather pattern of many years Change in weather pattern in a few years Weather conditions during summer

Which of the following is not an adaptive feature in polar bear?

White fur Strong sense of smell Long curved and sharp claws Long tail

Which among the following is generally not predicted in a daily weather report?

Temperature Pressure Humidity Rainfall

Choose the odd one from the following options:

Thick layer of fat under the skin White fur Long grasping tail Wide and large feet with sharp claws

Which is the characteristic feature of tropical rainforests?

Hot and humid climate Enormous number and variety of animals Competition for food and shelter All of these

Which of the following is the climate found in Kerala?

Very hot and wet Wet Hot and dry Moderately hot and moderately dry

The sun is the primary source of energy that causes changes in the:




None of these

The temperature, humidity and other factors are called:

Elements of weather



None of these

The coldest region on earth is the:

Polar region

Tropical region

Temperate region

Coastal region

Weather changes

Week after week

Day after day

Within a short period

In any of the above time period

The sun rises late and sets early during:

Summer season

Winter season

Rainy season

All of these

The source of weather in first place is:

Due to sun

Due to moon

Due to rain

All of these

The day-to-day conditions of the . atmosphere at a place with respect to the temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind speed is called:




None of these

The average weather taken over a long time is called:


Climate of place


All of these

The temperature of every day is recorded by:

Clinical thermometer

Laboratory thermometer

Minimum and maximum thermometer

None of these

Rainfall is measured by

Rain gauge

Water level increase in ponds

Water level increase in water table

None of these

Which of these animals possesses a thick layer of fat under their skin?

Beard ape

African elephant

Polar bear

None of these

Quiz/Test Summary
Title: Weather, Climate and Adaptions of Animals to Climate
Questions: 20
Contributed by:
Jonathan James