Geomorphology-Rocks and Its Types (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 17 - 23 of 39

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Question number: 17

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MCQ▾

Question

The asthenosphere over which the lithosphere is floating is made up of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Peridotite

b.

Gabbro

c.

Rhyolite

d.

Basalt

Question number: 18

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Question

Clastic sedimentary rocks are largely or completely made of particles of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Organic matter

b.

Mostly clay materials

c.

Eroded rock particles from the land

d.

Eroded volcanic matter

Question number: 19

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following:
List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ

(A)

Basalt

(i)

Marble

(B)

Basalt

(ii)

Quartzite

(C)

Sandstone

(iii)

Greenstone

(D)

Granite

(iv)

Gneiss

Choices

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

a.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

c.

  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)

d.

  • (i)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

Question number: 20

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MCQ▾

Question

The rock composed mainly of volcanic ash is called as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ash rocks

b.

Volcanic rocks

c.

Pyroclastic rock

d.

Tuff

Question number: 21

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following is an example of plutonic igneous rock?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Basalt

b.

Dolomite

c.

Slate

d.

Granite

Question number: 22

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

MCQ▾

Question

Some igneous rocks contain a high percentage of silica and are called acid rocks. Which of the following is NOT an example of acid rocks.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Andesite

b.

Basalt

c.

Rhyolite

d.

Granite

Question number: 23

» Geomorphology » Rocks and Its Types

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Question

Which of the following pairs is most useful in determining a rock’s origin

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Composition and texture

b.

Colour and shape

c.

Density and hardness

d.

Size and weight

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