SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which one of the following is the correct sequence of increasing velocity of wind?

    A)  Light breeze-Fresh breeze-Gale-Hurricane

    B)  Fresh breeze-Light breeze-Hurricane-Gale

    C)  Light breeze-Gale-Fresh breeze-Hurricane

    D)  Hurricane-Light breeze-Gale-Fresh breeze

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Light Breeze is wind with a speed of from 4 to 6 knots (5 to 7 milesperhour; 7 to 11 kilometresperhour). Fresh breeze is wind with a speed of from 17 to 21 knots (20 to 24 milesperhour; 31 to 39 kilometresperhour). Gale is windwith a speed of from 34 to 40 knots (39 to 46 milesperhour; 63 to 74 kilometresperhour). Hurricane is windwith a speed greater than                                            64 knots (74 milesperhour; 119 kilometresperhourperhour). All the above four definitions are according to the Beaufortscale.

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