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Chapter 5: Winds

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Exercise [Pages 28 - 29]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 Winds Exercise [Pages 28 - 29]

Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 28

Rewrite the following statement after choosing the correct option.

When the air expands, it ____________

  • becomes solid

  • becomes thinner

  • gets lost

  • becomes humid

Exercise | Q 1.2 | Page 28

Rewrite the following statement after choosing the correct option.

From high air pressure regions, winds ____________

  • blow to regions of still higher pressure.

  • blow towards regions of cooler air.

  • blow towards regions of low air pressure.

  • remain still.

Exercise | Q 1.3 | Page 28

Rewrite the following statement after choosing the correct option.

In the northern hemisphere, winds blowing towards the equator ____________ due to the rotation of the earth.

  • turn to the south

  • turn to the east

  • turn to the west

  • turn to the north

Exercise | Q 1.4 | Page 28

Rewrite the following statement after choosing the correct option.

The direction of seasonal winds blowing over the Indian subcontinent during winter is from the ____________.

  • south-east to north-west.

  • south-west towards north-east

  • north-east to south-west.

  • north-west to south-east.

Exercise | Q 1.5 | Page 28

Rewrite the following statement after choosing the correct option.

The Roaring Forties in the southern hemisphere

  • blow towards the equator

  • blow in the areas around 40° S parallel

  • blow from the subpolar region of low pressure.

  • blow around 40° N parallel.

Exercise | Q 2.1 | Page 28

Identify the type of wind from the description given below.

These winds from the south-west bring rains to the Indian subcontinent. During June to September, India gets rains. After this period these winds retreat.

Exercise | Q 2.2 | Page 29

Identify the type of wind from the description given below.

These winds blowing from the north pole region towards 60° N parallel cause cold wave conditions in extensive areas covering North America, Europe, and Russia.

Exercise | Q 2.3 | Page 29

Identify the type of wind from the description given below.

Hilltops get heated quickly during the day. The air in this part becomes hot, light, and starts ascending. Hence, a low-pressure area forms in this region. At the same time the air at the foothills being cooler, and that area experiences high pressure. The air in that area blows towards low pressure.

Exercise | Q 3.1 | Page 29

Given below are the values of air pressure in millibars. Using the same, draw diagram to show a cyclone.

990, 994, 996, 1000

Exercise | Q 3.2 | Page 29

Given below are the values of air pressure in millibars. Using the same, draw diagram to show  anticyclone

1030, 1020, 1010, 1000

Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 29

State one reason why.

A belt of calm exists near the equator

Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 29

State one reason why.

The winds coming from the north-west in the southern hemisphere have greater velocities than the winds coming from the south-west in the northern hemisphere.

Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 29

State one reason why.

The monsoon winds in the summer come from the sea but the retreating monsoon winds in winter come from the land.

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 29

Complete the flow chart:

Exercise | Q 6.1 | Page 29

Why is the air pressure high in polar areas in both the hemispheres?

Exercise | Q 6.2 | Page 29

What effect does the rotation of the earth have on the winds?

Exercise | Q 6.3 | Page 29

Why do the cyclonic winds blow in a circular manner?

Exercise | Q 6.4 | Page 29

State the reasons that lead to the formation of cyclones and describe the effects of cyclones.

Chapter 5: Winds

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