April 13th topic and previous year’s questions

April 13

Salient features of World’s Physical Geography

Main 2013

What do you understand by the theory of ‘continental drift’? Discuss t he prominent evidences in its support.

(b) What do you understand by the phenomenon of ‘temperature inversion’ in meteorology? How does it affect weather and the habitants of the place?

Main 2014 

Most of the unusual climatic happenings are explained as an outcome of the El-Nino effect. Do you agree?

Main 2015

Explain the factors responsible for the origin of ocean currents? How do they influence regional climates, fishing and navigation?

How far do you agree that the behaviour of the Indian monsoon has been changing due to humanizing landscapes? Discuss.

Main 2016

Discuss the concept of air mass and explain its role in macro-climatic changes.

Main 2017

How does the Juno Mission of NASA help to understand the origin and evolution of the Earth?

How does the cryosphere affect global climate?

Account for variations in oceanic salinity and discuss its multidimensional effects.

What characteristics can be assigned to monsoon climate that succeeds in feeding more than 50 percent of the world population residing in Monsoon Asia?