Geomorphology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 173 - 177 of 248

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Question number: 173

» Geomorphology » Factors Controlling Landform Development

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Which of the following statements is/are correct?

(i) There is a marked increase in earthquake velocity from mantle to core

(ii) The outer core is solid while the inner core is liquid

(iii) The outer core is liquid whereas the inner core is solid

(iv) The core is composed chiefly of nickel and iron

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 3 and 4

b.

1, 2 and 3

c.

1 and 2

d.

None of the above

Question number: 174

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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Latitude refers to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Angular distance of a meridian in relation to Sun’s rays

b.

Angular distance of any elliptical plane in relation to the tilt of the Earth

c.

Angular distance of a point on the Earth’s surface along a meridian N or S of equator

d.

Angular distance of a plane in relation to angle to Sun’s rays

Question number: 175

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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The specific name given to a tableland is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Massif

b.

Plateau

c.

Hillock

d.

Block

Question number: 176

» Geomorphology » Fluvial Landforms

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The basic difference between a lake and a tank is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

A lake is big while tank is small

b.

Lake and tank are both land enclosed water bodies but tank is manmade

c.

A tank is big while lake is small

d.

A lake can be in oceans as well as land, tank is only on land

Question number: 177

» Geomorphology » Denudation Process

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In tropical humid conditions, when weathering takes place which of the following is lost from feldspar

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Potassium

b.

Silica

c.

Iron

d.

Calcium

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