SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Which of the following is not recognised as a season by the Meteorological Department of India?

    A)  Cold weather    

    B)  Hot weather

    C)  Retreating monsoon       

    D)  North east monsoon

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Break downs the climate of India into the following seasons:
    1. Winter Season / Cold Weather Season (January and February)
    2. Summer season/ Pre-monsoon season/Hot weather season/ Thunderstorm season (March, April and May)
    3. South-west Monsoon/ Summer Monsoon (June, July, August and September)                            
    4. Post-monsoon or Northeast monsoon or Retreating SW Monsoon season (October, November and December). This classification is primarily Monsoon centric given the vast effect that it casts on the lives and agriculture of India.

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