Chapter-8 ➤ Winds, Storms and Cyclones

1. What is a cyclone?

 
 
 
 

2. In which year was Orissa hit by a cyclone?

 
 
 
 

3. Pick the odd one out

 
 
 
 

4. A cyclone warning can be issued

 
 
 
 

5. Which of the following places is most likely to be affected by a cyclone?

 
 
 
 

6. Winds carrying water vapours bring rains.

 
 

7. As cool air rises air pressure at that place is reduced and the warmer air moves to that place.

 
 

8. A fire alarm usually detects smoke in case of fire. Where should such an alarm be placed in a room?

 
 
 
 

9. It has become easier to monitor cyclones with the help of advanced technology like satellites and radars.

 
 

10. Air around us exerts pressure.

 
 

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