Geomorphology (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 214 - 218 of 248

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Question number: 214

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Consider the following statements regarding Kant’s view on the origin of the earth:

  1. Kant introduced the Newtonian law of gravitation in his theory.
  2. Kant developed his theory accepting the principle of conservation of angular momentum
  3. Though Laplace put forward the nebular hypothesis of origin of the earth; Kant is regarded by many as the real propounder of the nebular hypothesis.

Which of the statements are correct? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

2 and 3

c.

1 and 3

d.

All of the above

Question number: 215

» Geomorphology » Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Which of the following is formed due to tectonic forces? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hanging valley

b.

Rift Valley

c.

Super valley

d.

Super imposed valley

Question number: 216

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

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Guttenberg discontinuity is found between the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Crust and the mantle

b.

Upper mantle and lower mantle

c.

Upper core and lower core

d.

Mantle and the core

Question number: 217

» Geomorphology » Glacial Landforms

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Drowned glaciated valleys in high latitudes regions are known as (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ocean trenches

b.

ridges

c.

Fjords

d.

Submarine ridges

Question number: 218

» Geomorphology » Glacial Landforms

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Which of the following features are unrelated with mountain glaciation? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below (December).

(1) Cirques (2) Tarn (3) Aretes (4) Fiords

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

(4) only

b.

(1) and (2)

c.

(2) and (3)

d.

(3) and (4)

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