Civil Engineering - Water Resources Engineering

Exercise :: Water Resources Engineering - Section 1

16. 

Precipitation caused by lifting of an air mass due to the pressure difference, is called

A. cyclonic precipitation
B. convective precipitation
C. orographic precipitation
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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17. 

The standard height of a standard rain gauge, is

A. 10 cm
B. 20 cm
C. 30 cm
D. 50 cm.

Answer: Option C

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18. 

In India, rain fall is generally recorded at

A. 8 A.M.
B. 12 Noon
C. 4 P.M.
D. 8 P.M.

Answer: Option A

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19. 

A recording type rain gauge

A. produces a mass curve of rain fall
B. records the cumulative rain
C. is sometimes called integrating rain gauge or continuous rain gauge
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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20. 

In India the recording type rain gauge generally used, is

A. weighing type
B. tipping type
C. float recording type
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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