Geomorphology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 77 - 82 of 248

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Question number: 77

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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Question

Which of the following facts about continents is true.

(i) Most continents are roughly triangular in shape.

(ii) They are concentrated in the Northern hemisphere.

(iii) Continents consist of rocks that are less dense than the rock in the ocean basins.

(iv) Continental rocks are much older.

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

1 and 2

b.

1, 2, 3, 4

c.

1, 2 and 3

d.

2 and 3

Question number: 78

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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Question

The Earth takes about ________ to complete one rotation.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

24 hours 6 minutes

b.

24 hours

c.

23 hours 56 minutes

d.

23 hours 54 minutes

Question number: 79

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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Question

Day and night on the surface of the Earth are caused by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Precession of Equinoxes

b.

Inclination of the Earth’s axis

c.

Rotation of the Earth

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 80

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

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Question

Soapstone, a massive impure variety of talc, which tends itself to carving, is also known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Steatite

b.

Khondalite

c.

Charnockites

d.

Greenstone

Question number: 81

» Geomorphology » Fluvial Landforms

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Question

Which of the following are formed due to the filling of lakes

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Peninsula

b.

Lacustrine plains

c.

Alluvium deposit

d.

Piedmont plateau

Question number: 82

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

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Question

Planet, which takes the longest time to complete one revolution around the Sun, is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Uranus

b.

Pluto

c.

Neptune

d.

Jupiter

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