Geomorphology-Mountain Building (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 12 - 17 of 19

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Question number: 12

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Arrange the following in descending chronological sequence of fold mountain formation.

(i) Himalayas, Andes, Rockies, Atlas mountains

(ii) Altai Mountains, Scandinavian Mountains

(iii) Tien Shan Mountains and Plateaus of Central France and Spain

Which is correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2, 3

b.

2, 3, 1

c.

3, 2, 1

d.

1, 3, 2

Question number: 13

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The mobile belts arranged in linear or arcuate tracts that have been subjected to severe deformation and mountain building and are found near the edges of the continents are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Seismic Belts

b.

Orogenic Belts

c.

Kratogenic Belts

d.

None of the above

Question number: 14

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What is a plateau? It is a an

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Delta plateau

b.

Tabular block

c.

Coastal block

d.

Erosional plateau

Question number: 15

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Which of the following rock assemblage is found in the Aravallis?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Slate - Charnockites - Khondalite

b.

Granite - Basalt - Conglomerate

c.

Lime Stone - Sandstone - Slate

d.

Gneiss - Quartzite - Marble

Question number: 16

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A depression in a range of mountain or hills is NOT called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Col

b.

Ridge

c.

Gorge

d.

Canyon

Question number: 17

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The flat stable regions of the continents in which complex crystalline rocks are exposed or buried beneath a thin sedimentary cover is called ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Lithosphere

b.

Metamorphic zone

c.

Crust

d.

Cratons

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