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Question number: 1

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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: 2

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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: 3

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Gravity anomalies are caused by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

decrease in height

b.

Presence of low density rocks nearby

c.

structural discontinuities

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

Question number: 4

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The combined rigid portion of mantle and crust is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hydrosphere

b.

Lithosphere

c.

Asthenosphere

d.

Continental rock

Question number: 5

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Which is the recent example of filled up tectonic trough

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Central Australian Plain

b.

Central European Plain

c.

Peneplain

d.

Indo Gangetic Plain

Question number: 6

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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

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