Quiz: How Much You Know About Cyclone Nivar?

Questions : 12 | Total Attempts: 1082 | Recent Updated: 27-Nov-2020
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The fourth tropical cyclone (Nivar) of 2020 originating in the North Indian Ocean region has 'LandFall' along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast. The storm is named 'Cyclone Prevention', based on instructions from the World Meteorological Organization. This type of storm is called hurricanes in the North Atlantic and East Pacific, and typhoons in Southeast Asia and China. These are called tropical cyclones in the southwest Pacific and Indian Ocean region and willy-willy in northwestern Australia. Tropical cyclones are known for their low pressure which creates high ocean waves and the main effect of these cyclones is found in the coastal parts.

Questions Excerpt


1. Which of the following are characteristic of a tropical cyclones?

A. Low atmospheric pressure

B. High wind speed

C. Heavy rainfall

D. All of the given potions

2. How do hurricanes revolve in the Northern Hemisphere?

A. Anticlockwise

B. Clockwise

C. Both of the above

D. None of these given potions

3. How do hurricanes revolve in the southern hemisphere?

A. Anticlockwise

B. Clockwise

C. Both of the above

D. None of these

4. Which type of warning is issued in coastal areas at least 48 hours before the possibility of adverse weather?

A. Red warning

B. Yellow warning

C. Green warning

D. Pink warning

5. Which type of warning is issued in coastal areas at least 24 hours before the possibility of adverse weather?

A. Yellow warning

B. Green warning

C. Pink warning

D. Orange warning

6. Most storms originate in India from the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, which is called.

A. Tropical cyclone

B. Mediterranean tropical cyclone

C. Extra-tropical cyclone

D. Northeast Pacific Cyclones

7. The name 'Nirvana' has been chosen from a list of names given by which country?

A. India

B. Iran

C. Pakistan

D. Israel

8. The North Indian Ocean region covers - - - - - - - formed over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.

A. Tropical cyclones

B. Extra-tropical cyclone

C. Northeast Pacific Cyclones

D. None of these

9. What is the wind speed in a category with extensive damage?

A. 100 - 150 km/h

B. 180 - 210 km/h

C. 210 - 250 km/h

D. 250 - 300 km/h

10. Which of the following are the types of disturbance in a cyclone?

A. Severe cyclone Storm

B. Very Severe cyclone Storm

C. Super cyclone

D. All of the given options

11. Which of the following is the wind speed in a severe cyclone Storm?

A. 50 - 75 km/h

B. 87 - 117 km/h

C. 100 - 150 km/h

D. 200 - 250 km/h

12. Which of the following is the disturbance type of Cyclone Nivar?

A. Severe cyclonic Storm

B. Very Severe cyclonic Storm

C. Super cyclone

D. None of these

 

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