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Question number: 56

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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Division of the earth’s interior into SIAL, SIMA and NIFE was given by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Suess

b.

Daly

c.

Van der Gracht

d.

Holmes

Question number: 57

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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The boundary between the crust and the mantle is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Conrad Discontinuity

b.

The mantle

c.

Moho

d.

Core

Question number: 58

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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The lengthiest shadow will be found in

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Anchorage

b.

Spitsbergen

c.

Terra Del Fuego

d.

Vostok

Question number: 59

» Geomorphology » Factors Controlling Landform Development

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Which of the following types of mountains may be formed due to tensional movement of earth’s surface?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Folded

b.

Relict

c.

Block

d.

Volcanic

Question number: 60

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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The age of the earth is about:

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Choice (4) Response
a.

4.5 billion years

b.

1.8 billion years

c.

2250 million years

d.

1950 million years

Question number: 61

» Geomorphology » Mountain Building

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What is a tectonic plateau?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

A plateau produced by subsidence of a portion of earth’s crust

b.

A plateau associated with the formation of folded mountains

c.

A plateau formed on account of extensive sheets of lava one over another

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 62

» Geomorphology » Mountain Building

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Following are the examples of basins which are above sea level and rimmed by mountains. Which is the old one out.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The Tarim Basin (Central Asia)

b.

The Great Basin of Nevada (USA)

c.

Lake Victoria Basin (East Africa)

d.

Zaire Basin (Central Africa)

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