Geography  Misc

1. With regard to the Western Himalayas and the Eastern Himalayas, consider the
following
1. The ranges of the Eastern Himalayas are more continuous compared to Western
Himalayas
2. The Western Himalayas receive most of the precipitation in the winter months and
the Eastern Himalayas in the summer months
3. Eastern Himalayas are much greener and dense compared to Western Himalayas
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1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only All of the above

2. Consider the following statements
1. The peninsular plateau is composed mainly of igneous and metamorphic rocks
2. The Garo, Khasi and Jaintia Hills form a part of peninsular block.
3. The peninsular plateau is the oldest and most stable landmass in India, devoid of
earthquakes or volcanic activity.
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1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only All of the above

3. New Moore Island was in news because

of the maritime dispute between India and Sri Lanka on Kachatheevu islands of the maritime dispute between India and Bangladesh of the alarming decline in the population of dolphins and whales there of the alarming decline in the area of mangroves and coral reefs there

4. peninsular rivers in India are not flooded as much as the Himalayan rivers. The reasons can be?
1. Indias peninsular rivers have relatively steep gradients.
2. There is little variation in flow from the dry to wet seasons.
3. Most rivers do not form deltas.
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1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only 1 only

5. The Himalayan Mountains are tectonic in origin, dissected by fast-flowing rivers which are in their youthful stage. Which of the following features made by rivers can be seen there?
1. Gorges
2. V-shaped valleys
3. Rapids
4. Waterfalls
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1, 2 and 4 only 1, 2 and 3 only 3 and 4 only All of the above

6. The Kashmir Himalayas are famous for Karewa formations, which are useful for the cultivation of

Zafran, a local variety of saffron buckwheat, a local nutritional coarse grain turnips, a local health supplement All of the above

7. The British introduced tea plantations in the Darjiling and Sikkim Himalayas looking at some of the favourable conditions which were
1. Steep slopes
2. thick soil cover with low organic content
3. well distributed rainfall
4. mild winters
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1, 2 and 4 only 1, 2 and 3 only 3 and 4 only All of the above

8. The Tarai region of the Northern plains supports luxurious growth of natural vegetation and varied wild life population. This is because
and swampy conditions
region
here

Re-emerging rivers from Bhabhar flow in undemarcated channels here creating marshy all fertile coarse load is deposited at Tarai region after rivers re-emerge from Bhabar the Tarai region is crossed by large Himalayan rivers which regularly deposit silt and clay Both 1 and 3

9. Consider the following statements about the Western and Eastern Ghats.
1. Western Ghats are comparatively higher in elevation than Eastern ghats.
2. Western Ghats are more continuous than the Eastern Ghats as the latter is eroded by
several east flowing rivers.
3. The Eastern and the Western Ghats meet each other at the Nilgiri hills.
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1 and 2 only 2 and 3 only 1 and 3 only All of the above

10. Consider the following statements with regard to Western coastal plain
1. The western coastal plains provides natural conditions for the development of ports and
harbours
2. The rivers flowing through western coastal plains do not form any deltas
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1 only 2 only Both 1 and 2 None of the above

 

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