Physical Features of India

1

Chemical weathering of rocks is much greater in place with

  1. cold and dry climate
  2. hot and humid climate
  3. hot and dry climate
  4. cold and humid climate
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2

Which of the following is/are coastal erosional feature(s)?

  1. Notch
  2. Sea Arch
  3. Cliff
  4. Hook

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. Only 1
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3

Which one of the following is not a coastal depositional feature?

  1. Tombolo
  2. Sand bar
  3. Stack
  4. Spit
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4

Sunrise in eastern Arunachal Pradesh would be about how many hours before the sunrise in western Gujarat?\

  1. One hour
  2. Two hours
  3. Three hours
  4. Four hours
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5

The volcanic island 'Barren Island' is located in

  1. Chile
  2. India
  3. Italy
  4. Iceland
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6

In which one of the following islands of India is an active volcano found?

  1. Barren Island
  2. Car Nicobar Island
  3. Maya Bunder Island
  4. Nancowry Island
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7

Seismic gaps are

  1. plate boundaries having no volcanic activity
  2. parts of plate boundaries in oceans where tsunamis occur frequently
  3. sections of plate boundaries that have not ruptured in the recent past
  4. sections of plate boundaries that have ruptured repeatedly in the recent past
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8

Which one of the following is a land-locked harbor?

  1. Haldia
  2. Ennore
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Mumbai
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9

Which among the following is the oldest mountain range in India?

  1. Western ghats
  2. Aravalli range
  3. Satpura range
  4. Vindhyan range
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10

Which one of the following pairs of islands is separated from each other by the ‘Ten Degree Channel’?

  1. Andaman and Nicobar
  2. Nicobar and Sumatra
  3. Sumatra and Java
  4. Maldives and Lakshadweep
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11

Which of the following have coral reefs?

  • 1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • 2. Gulf of Kutch
  • 3. Gulf of Mannar
  • 4. Sunderbans

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1, 2 and 3 only
  2. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 2 and 4 only
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12

When you travel in Himalayas, you will see the following:

  • 1. Deep gorges
  • 2. U-turn river courses
  • 3. Parallel mountain ranges
  • 4. Steep gradients causing land-sliding

Which of the above can be said to be the evidences for Himalayas being young fold mountains?

  1. 1, 2, 3 and 4
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1, 2 and 4 only
  4. 3 and 4 only
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13

The Indian Standard Time (IST) is based on

  1. 90° E meridian
  2. 82½° E meridian
  3. 75° E meridian
  4. 0° E meridian
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14

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists

List I (Mountain Pass)

  • A. Zoji La
  • B. Lipulekh
  • C. Shipki La
  • D. Nathu La

List II (State)

  • 1. Himachal Pradesh
  • 2. Sikkim
  • 3. Uttarakhand
  • 4. Jammu and Kashmir

Code:

  1. A - 2; B - 1; C - 3; D - 4
  2. A - 2; B - 3; C - 1; D - 4
  3. A - 4; B - 1; C - 3; D - 2
  4. A - 4; B - 3; C - 1; D - 2
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15

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the Lists:

List-I (Himalayan Peak)

  • A. K2
  • B. Nanda Devi
  • C. Tara Pahar
  • D. Kanchenjunga

List-II (State)

  • 1. Uttarakhand
  • 2. Jammu & Kashmir
  • 3. Sikkim
  • 4. Himanchal Pradesh

Code:

  1. A-2; B-4; C-1; D-3
  2. A-2; B-1; C-4; D-3
  3. A-3; B-1; C-4; D-2
  4. A-3; B-4; C-1; D-2
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16

Arrange the following popular hill stations of India in terms of their height (from highest to the lowest) from the mean sea level:

  1. Mussoorie
  2. Shimla
  3. Ooty
  4. Darjeeling

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 3-2-4-1
  2. 3-1-4-2
  3. 2-3-4-1
  4. 2-4-1-3
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