World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  What is a low pressure area with wind spiralling inwards called?

a. Earthquake
b. Volcano
c. Tsunami
d. Cyclone


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Cyclone is any low-pressure area with winds spiralling inwards. Cyclones rotate anti-clockwise in Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in Southern Hemisphere. The process of Cyclone formation and intensification is called Cyclogenesis.
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