CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1290 - 1295 of 1978

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Question number: 1290

» Oceanography » Bottom Relief of Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

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What is NOT correct of mid oceanic ridges?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

They are remarkably symmetrical

b.

All the ridges were formed in Jurassic period

c.

The age of the rocks formed increases away from the crest of the ridge

d.

They are composed essentially of basalt

Question number: 1291

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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The meaning of longitude is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Curvilinear distance measures from any point in relation to a central point

b.

Angular distance of a point on the Earth’s surface east or west of Central meridian

c.

Angular distance of a line around Central meridian

d.

Linear distance from the central part of the Earth measures in angles

Question number: 1292

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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When the Earth is at its maximum distance from the Sun, it is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Sidereal

b.

Aphelion

c.

Equinox

d.

Perihelion

Question number: 1293

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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The study of universe on grand scale is called ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Astrology

b.

Exobiology

c.

Cosmology

d.

Astronomy

Question number: 1294

» Population Geography » Human Evolution

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Mayan civilization flourished in

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Near East

b.

Nile valley

c.

Mesoamerica

d.

Andean America

Question number: 1295

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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International Date Line is not straight because

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

of Coriolis force

b.

it will lead to confusion of day and date in some of the island groups

c.

of Ferrel’s law

d.

of an international agreement

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