Climate refers to the sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area fora long period of time (more than thirty years). Weather refers to the state of the atmosphere over an area at any point in time. In Chapter 4 of CBSE Class 9 Geography, students will learn about the atmospheric conditions that prevail over our country. Students can explore more about Climate and other concepts related to it from this chapter. To understand these concepts, students can solve the CBSE Class 9 Geography Chapter 4 Climate Important Questions. Geography is a part of Social Science for Class 9 students. Practising these questions, help the students to prepare for the exams.
Find the PDF link to download the CBSE Class 9 Important Questions of Geography Social Science here below:
1. Explain the terms “weather” and “climate.” Mention the differences.
2. Why do the houses in Rajasthan have thick walls and flat roofs?
3. Why is it that the houses in the Tarai region and in Goa and Mangalore have sloping roofs, while houses in Assam are built on stilts? Explain.
4. Why most of the world’s deserts are located in the western margins of continents in the subtropics?
5. The North-East Monsoons bring almost no rain to most of India. The mango showers are beneficial local winds. Explain and State Reasons.
6. There are six major controls of the climate of any place. Name them.
7. Why are the pre-monsoon showers in Kerala and Karnataka known as ‘mango showers?’
8. Which are the factors affecting India’s Climate?
9. Write a brief note on Coriolis force.
10. Write about Western Cyclonic Disturbances.
11. What are the controls affecting the climate of India?
12. Why does India have a monsoon type of climate?
13. What are the four main characteristics of the retreating monsoon?
14. Which winds account for rainfall along the Malabar Coast?
15. What are Jet streams and how do they affect the climate of India?
16. Why is the monsoon considered a unifying bond?
17. Seasonal reversal of wind direction takes place over the Indian subcontinent. Why? Give Reason.
18. The Tamil Nadu coast receives winter rainfall. Why? Give Reasons.
19. Describe the regional variations in the climatic conditions of India with the help of suitable examples.
20. Parts of Rajasthan, Gujarat and the leeward side of the Western Ghats are drought-prone. Give Reasons.
21. What is the wind blowing in the northern plains in summers known as?
(a) Kaal Baisakhi
(c) Trade wind
(d) None of the above
22. In _____ in India, the houses are built on stilts.
(d) None of these