World Geography: Clouds

This is an MCQ-based quiz for UPSC, SSC, and other Government Exams.

At a warm front, where a warm air mass slides above a cold air mass, the warm air is pushed upward forming many different types of clouds – from low stratus clouds to midlevel altocumulus and altostratus clouds, too high cirrus, cirrocumulus, and cirrostratus clouds.

Start Quiz a type of cloud that is tall, dense and involved in thunderstorms and other intense weather

Cumulus clouds Mammatus clouds Cumulonimbus clouds Nimbus clouds

A mid-latitude cyclone will often have a ................ shape on satellite imagery.

Rectangular Dumbbell Comma Pentagon

A ring around the sun or moon will show when they shine through this cloud

Nimbostratus Altocumulus Fair weather cumulus Cirrostratus

A stratus cloud which forms near ground is called the

smoke fog smog vapors

A wall cloud is an example of a(n)

Accessory cloud Upper level cloud Cirrus Lenticular

All the following are cirrus type clouds except

Mackerel sky Mares tails Anvil Fractus

Cirus clouds are

Low clouds Medium height clouds High clouds Very low clouds

Cloud burst is associated with

Altostratus Cumlonimbus Cirrocumulus none of these

Cloud droplets can remain liquid even when they have a temperature of below freezing.

True Statement False Statement

Clouds are formed by the

Condensation of water vapour in the atmosphere Evapouration of water from oceans Rising currents of air Descending currents of air
Quiz/Test Summary
Title: World Geography: Clouds
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