Geomorphology-Mountain Building (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 19

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Question number: 1

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Pre-Cambrian shields are largely composed of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Granites and Gneisses

b.

Sedimentary followed by volcanic succession

c.

Basalts

d.

Sedimentary rocks

Question number: 2

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________ is an intermontane plateau and lies between the Rockies and Sierra Nevada mountains.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sierra Nevada

b.

California

c.

Bolivian Plateau

d.

Colorado Plateau

Question number: 3

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Which of the following statement about Orogenic belts is NOT correct.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

All the Orogenic belts were formed during Palaeozoic to Cenozoic period

b.

Older mountain belts extend to the ocean and abruptly terminate at the continental margins

c.

All the Orogenic belts have been formed due to plate collision.

d.

Young Orogenic belts are made of sedimentary rocks

Question number: 4

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What is a tectonic plateau?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

A plateau produced by subsidence of a portion of earth’s crust

b.

A plateau associated with the formation of folded mountains

c.

A plateau formed on account of extensive sheets of lava one over another

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 5

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Following are the examples of basins which are above sea level and rimmed by mountains. Which is the old one out.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Tarim Basin (Central Asia)

b.

The Great Basin of Nevada (USA)

c.

Lake Victoria Basin (East Africa)

d.

Zaire Basin (Central Africa)

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