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Question number: 39

» Geomorphology » Factors Controlling Landform Development

MCQ▾

Question

The hypothesis that the density within the shell of the Earth above the depth of compensation varies laterally depending on elevation of the overlying topography was given by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Heiskanen’s

b.

Dutton

c.

Pratt

d.

Airy

Question number: 40

» Geomorphology » Origin of Earth and Astronomy

MCQ▾

Question

What is NOT correct about the mantle?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It extends from Moho to 2900 km

b.

It forms 83 percent of the earth by volume and 68 percent by mass

c.

It is everywhere in semi plastic state

d.

There is increase in seismic velocity

Question number: 41

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Pumice

(i)

Metamorphic rock

(B)

Batholiths

(ii)

Sedimentary rock

(C)

Sandstone

(iii)

Intrusive igneous rock

(D)

Quartzite

(iv)

Extrusive igneous rock

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (i)

b.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)

Question number: 42

» Geomorphology » Fundamental Concepts

MCQ▾

Question

A narrow creek of land that connects two larger landmasses is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Caps

b.

Peninsula

c.

Strait

d.

Isthmus

Question number: 43

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

MCQ▾

Question

In geographical studies the term ‘Rock’ means

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Soft and small particles of the soil

b.

Hard and small particles of the soil

c.

Hard and big particles of the soil

d.

All the materials by which the crust is formed

Question number: 44

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

MCQ▾

Question

What is the difference between conglomerate and Breccia

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Conglomerate is light, Breccia is dark

b.

Conglomerate is angular, Breccia is round

c.

Conglomerate is porous, Breccia is compact

d.

What is the difference between conglomerate and Breccia

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