CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 1320 - 1325 of 1977

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Question number: 1320

» Geomorphology » Environmental and Applied Geomorphology

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The rock different from the remaining is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Marble

b.

Gneiss

c.

Granite

d.

Quartzite

Question number: 1321

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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Question

Linear distance of a degree of latitude on an average is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

69 miles

b.

70.6 miles

c.

72 miles

d.

79 miles

Question number: 1322

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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The more plastic region of the mantle which is largely composed of peridotite and on which lithosphere floats is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mesosphere

b.

Asthenosphere

c.

Oceanic block

d.

Soil

Question number: 1323

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

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The essential difference between shields and platform is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Shields are made of granite, platform of sedimentary rocks

b.

Shields are stable part, platform are mobile part

c.

Shields are found within the continent but platform are found along continental margins

d.

Platforms are covered by horizontal sedimentary strata while shields are made of igneous or metamorphic rocks.

Question number: 1324

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

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Question

The asthenosphere over which the lithosphere is floating is made up of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Peridotite

b.

Gabbro

c.

Rhyolite

d.

Basalt

Question number: 1325

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

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Question

Clastic sedimentary rocks are largely or completely made of particles of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Organic matter

b.

Mostly clay materials

c.

Eroded rock particles from the land

d.

Eroded volcanic matter

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