Geography  Misc

1. Consider the statements regarding earthquake (seismology).
1. Primary waves are analogous to sound waves and it can travel through liquid
medium.
2. Secondary waves are analogous to water ripples and it cannot pass through liquid
medium.
3. Surface waves are most destructive and slowest among the three waves (primary,
secondary, surface waves).
Choose the incorrect statement/s from the following codes.

1, 2 only. 3 only. 2, 3 only. None of the above.

2. Consider the statements regarding volcanoes.
1. More than 95% of the global volcanoes are along the plate boundaries.
2. High intensity volcano types like Visuvius type, Peelean type etc are concentrated in
the convergent plate boundaries.
3. Low intensity volcano like Mid atlantic ridge are concentrated in the divergent plate
boundary regions.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

1, 2 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

3. Every relief can be classified into different types of reliefs.
Match the following.
1. 1st Order relief --- continental plates.
2. 2nd Order relief --- plains and deltas.
3. 3rd Order relief --- fold mountains.
Choose the correctly matched pair from the following codes.

1 only. 1, 2 only. 1, 3 only. None of the above.

4. Weathering is the basic and first step in soil formation.
Consider the statements regarding weathering.
1. The rate of weathering increases with increasing steepness of the slope.
2. Mechanical weathering is higher in humid regions than in drier regions.
3. Chemical weathering is higher in drier regions than in humid regions.
Choose the correct statement/s from the codes below.

1 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

5. Mass wasting or mass movement is a common phenomenon at the foothills of big, steep mountains like Himalayas, atlas etc. Consider the following statements regarding mass wasting.
1. Rock debris that moves down the hill is mainly derived from weathering.
2. The rock debris moves down mainly because of earthquake, volcano, moving water
etc.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

1 only. 2 only. Both. None of the above.

6. Natural levees are depositional landforms on either side of the banks of a river. What are the disadvantages of natural levees.
1. Levees if breached can cause catastrophic floods.
2. Levee forming regions cannot be used for agricultural purposes.
3. Levee formation leads to sedimentation of river basins.
Choose the correct disadvantage/s from the following codes.

1, 2 only. 2, 3 only. 1, 3 only. All the above.

7. Arcuate deltas are the most common type of deltas, example being ganga delta, Rhine delta, Nile delta etc. Consider the following statements regarding this type of delta.
1. It is formed when river water is denser than sea water.
2. It is formed when river water is as dense as sea water.
3. It is known as growing delta.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following codes.

1 only. 2 only. 1, 3 only. 2, 3 only.

8. The atmosphere is a gaseous envelope which surrounds Earths surface.
Consider the following statements regarding the Earths atmosphere.
1. Rotation of Earth helps in binding of atmosphere to Earths surface.
2. It sustains life on the Earth by not allowing Earth to become too hot or too cold.
3. Content of water vapour increases from the equator towards the poles.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following code.

1, 2 only. 2 only. 2, 3 only. All the above.

9. troposphere being the weather layer is the most important layer.
Consider the statements regarding this weather layer.
1. The height of the troposphere increases from Equator to the Poles.
2. The height of the troposphere is comparatively more during the summer season
than in the winter season.
3. The height of the troposphere doesnt get affected by the change in seasons.
Choose the correct statement/s from the following code.

2 only. 1, 3 only. 2, 3 only. 3 only.

10. Consider the following
1. These clouds are one of the highest clouds in the atmosphere
2. They are also called thunderheads and produce rains, thunder and lightning
Select the correct answer based on above statements

Stratocumulus Cumulonimbus Nimbostratus Cirrocumulus

 

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