Geomorphology-Fundamental Concepts (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 26 - 32 of 70

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Question number: 26

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The meaning of longitude is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Curvilinear distance measures from any point in relation to a central point

b.

Angular distance of a point on the Earth’s surface east or west of Central meridian

c.

Angular distance of a line around Central meridian

d.

Linear distance from the central part of the Earth measures in angles

Question number: 27

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International Date Line is not straight because

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Choice (4) Response
a.

of Coriolis force

b.

it will lead to confusion of day and date in some of the island groups

c.

of Ferrel’s law

d.

of an international agreement

Question number: 28

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Ocean of Tranquillity of located on

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Saturn

b.

Mars

c.

Moon

d.

Venus

Question number: 29

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Linear distance of a degree of latitude on an average is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

69 miles

b.

70.6 miles

c.

72 miles

d.

79 miles

Question number: 30

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Every ________ degree we go eastwards local time is ________ by one hour.

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Choice (4) Response
a.

15 0, advanced

b.

100, advanced

c.

150, retarded

d.

10 0, retarded

Question number: 31

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The name for “lands’ end”, that is the tip of the last land the project into the sea is ________

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Peninsula

b.

Headland

c.

Cape

d.

Embayment

Question number: 32

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The boundary between the mantle and core is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Lehmann free velocity zone

b.

Lehmann discontinuity

c.

Weichert-Gutenberg discontinuity

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

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