Category : Atmosphere

Rossby Wave Quiz: How Much You Know About Rossby Wave?

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Questions & Options


1. Who was the first to identify these waves?

145120 Jule Gregory Charney Rossby
145121 Vilhelm Bjerknes Rossby
145122 Carl-Gustaf Arvid Rossby
145123 Horace R. Byers Rossby

2. By which month does this wave hit the Indian subcontinent?

145124 March
145125 June
145126 August
145127 November

3. These waves or waves turn from the North Atlantic and hit the:

145128 Tibetan plateau
145129 Madagascar
145130 Himalayan
145131 All of the above

4. Where do these waves flow from?

145132 West to east
145133 North to south
145134 North to East
145135 East to west

5. These waves are also called:

145136 Planetary Waves
145137 Capillary waves
145138 Gravity waves
145139 None of these

6. These waves are generated due to the rotation of the:

145140 Wind's
145141 Earth
145142 Mounten
145143 All of the above

7. How are Rossby waves formed?

145144 When polar winds move toward the equator
145145 While tropical air moves toward the polar
145146 Both of the above
145147 None of the above

8. Rossby waves are a major component of __________ circulation.

145148 Pulmonary circulation
145149 Ferrel circulation
145150 Systemic circulation
145151 None of these

9. What are the types of Rossby waves or currents?

145152 Two
145153 Four
145154 Six
145155 Eight

10. The highest point of a wave is:

145156 Crest
145157 Spring Tide
145158 Trough
145159 Neap Tide

11. The lowest point of a wave is:

145160 Crest
145161 Amplitude
145162 Trough
145163 None of these

12. Which of the following are types of Rossby waves?

145164 Oceanic Rossby waves or currents
145165 Atmospheric Rossby waves or currents
145166 Both of the above
145167 None of the above
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