Hydrological Cycle and Rainfall – MCQ

Hydrological Cycle and Rainfall – MCQ

21st July 2020 0 By Malay Sautya

Hydrological Cycle and Rainfall – MCQ

1. An isohyet is a line joining point having

a) Equal evaporation value
b) Equal barometric pressure
c) Equal height above the MSL
d) Equal rainfall depth in a given duration

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d) Equal rainfall depth in a given duration

2. Water budget equation can be expressed as

a) Change in mass storage = mass outflow – mass inflow
b) Change in mass storage + mass outflow = mass inflow
c) Change in mass storage – mass outflow = mass inflow
d) Change in mass storage = mass inflow/mass outflow

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b) Change in mass storage + mass outflow = mass inflow

3. The catchment area of a river is bounded by

a) Contour line
b) Tributary of a river
c) Watershed line
d) None of these

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c) Watershed line

4. What type of rain gauge will you install in an inaccessible area during rainy season

a) Symon type
b) Syphon type
c) Tipping bucket type
d) Weighing bucket type

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a) Symon type

5. A plot between rainfall intensity versus time is called as

a) Hydrograph
b) Mass curve
c) Hyetograph
d) Isohyet

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c) Hyetograph

6. The standard recording rain gauge adopted in India is of

a) Weighing bucket type
b) Natural siphon type
c) Tipping bucket type
d) Telemetry type

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c) Tipping bucket type

7. The hyetograph is a curve showing

a) Time vs. Accumulated rainfall
b) Time vs. Transpiration
c) Time vs. Intensity of rainfall
d) Time vs. Run-off from the catchment

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c) Time vs. Intensity of rainfall

8. The value of run-off coefficient for commercial and industrial areas is

a) 0.3
b) 0.5
c) 0.9
d) None of these

View Answer

c) 0.9

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