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1. The semi-plastic layer below the crust is called as
(A) Exosphere
(B) Aesthenosphere
(C) Plagioclase
(D) Pyroclastic layer

2. The material found in the rift valleys is from
(A) Aesthenosphere
(B) Core
(C) Continental crust
(D) Upper crust

3. The average density of the earth’s core is
(A) 12g cm-3
(B) 11 g cm-3
(C) 5.5 g cm-3
(D) 2.6 g cm-3

4. The earth was believed to be originated by accretion and aggregation of solid dust particles known as
(A) Planetesimals
(B) Mountains
(C) Crust
(D) Molten layer

5. The dominant chemical constituents in ‘Sima’
(A) Silica and magnesium
(B) Silica and manganese
(C) Silica and ferrium
(D) Silica and aluminium

6. According to Daly how many layers are present in the interior of the earth ?
(A) 3
(B) 4
(C) 5
(D) 2

7. Which of the following is an example for diastrophic force?
(A) Orogenesis
(B) Landslides
(C) Soil creep
(D) Mudflow

8. Which of the following is an example for epeirogenetic movement?
(A) Subsidence
(B) Landslide
(C) Soil creep
(D) Mudflow

9. The process of collision of oceanic and continental plates is known as
(A) Divergence
(B) Subduction
(C) Convergence
(D) transformation

10. The divergent plate boundary is also known as
(A) Subduction zone
(B) Spreading centre
(C) Collision zone
(D) Elastic zone

11. The rift valley of East Africa is an example for
(A) Convergent margin
(B) Divergent margin
(C) Collision zone
(D) Submergence zone

12. The point of the occurrence of an earthquake is called
(A) Epicentre
(B) Focus
(C) Tremor
(D) Main tremor

13. Secondary seismic waves are also known as
(A) Compressional waves
(B) Longitudinal waves
(C) Transverse waves
(D) Surface waves

14. Conservative plate margins are also known as
(A) Shear plate margins
(B) Consuming plate margins
(C) Accreting plate margins
(D) Parallel fault boundaries

15. The other name for the zone of collision of convergent plates
(A) Benioff zone
(B) Obduction zone
(C) Shear zone
(D) Accretion zone

16. Isochrons are the lines which join points of equal
(A) Dates of humidity
(B) Dates of magnetic stripes
(C) Dates of rainfall
(D) Dates of temperature

17. The volcanic lava occur along the constructive plate margins is called
(A) Tholeiite
(B) Aa aa lava
(C) Tephra
(D) Phreatic lava

18. ‘Mid-Continental Belt’ is also known as
(A) The volcanic zones of convergent continental plate margins
(B) The volcanic zones of divergent continental plate margins
(C) The volcanic zones of parallel plate margins
(D) The volcanic zones of transform plate margins

19. Volcanic neck is also known as
(A) Plug dome
(B) Diatreme
(C) Parasite cone
(D) Caldera

20. The volcanic cones formed due to accumulation of different layers of volcanic materials are known as
(A) Ant mount
(B) Strato-cones
(C) Plug dome
(D) Craterlets


21. The active volcano in the Mediterranean sea is
(A) Strombolian
(B) Visuvious
(C) Peleean
(D) Fissure

22. The process of change of feldspar minerals into kaolinite clays is called
(A) Chelation
(B) Oxidation
(C) Hydration
(D) Carbonation

23. Which of the following is an example for very rapid mass movement?
(A) Slump
(B) Soil creep
(C) Rock creep
(D) Solifluction

24. Who proposed slope decline theory?
(A) R.A.Savigear
(B) W.M.Davis
(C) W.Penck
(D) A.W.Wood

25. Whose slope model reveals that the mechanism of surface process is affected and controlled by the properties of forms?
(A) W.M.Davis
(B) A.W.Wood
(C) W.Penck
(D) R.A.Savigear

26. The upward movement of base level leads to formation of
(A) Ria coasts
(B) Waterfalls
(C) Canyons
(D) Cascades

27. Which one of following is a depositional landform?
(A) Structural bench
(B) Natural levee
(C) River terrace
(D) River meander

28. In glacial areas the higher peaks and mounds are surrounded by ice from all sides are called
(A) Tarn
(B) Nunatak
(C) Crag and tail
(D) Moraines

29. Which of the following is a depositional landform of glacial topography?
(A) Nunatak
(B) Horn
(C) Drumlins
(D) Tarn

30. Insebergs are also called
(A) Bornhardts
(B) Yardangs
(C) Cockscomb
(D) Ergs

31. Dunes formed in deserts due to the presence of obstacles of shrubs are called
(A) Dune chain
(B) Nebkhas
(C) Dune colony
(D) Inselbergs

32. A bar connecting two headlands is called
(A) Island
(B) Tombolo
(C) Hook
(D) Bar

33. Beach ridges are also known as
(A) Beach cusps
(B) Berms
(C) Barriers
(D) Offshore bars

34. Pinnacles are found in
(A) Coastal areas
(B) Glaciers
(C) Deserts
(D) Limestone areas

35. The mobile sands in deserts are called
(A) Inselbergs
(B) Ergs
(C) Buffalo wallows
(D) Yardangs

36. According to Pettersen which of the following is the third layer in the atmosphere from the earth’s surface?
(A) Troposphere
(B) Exosphere
(C) Stratosphere
(D) Ozonosphere

37. The Pettersen’s atmospheric composition is mainly based on
(A) Humidity
(B) Temperature
(C) Precipitation
(D) Wind speed

38. Which layer of the atmosphere is called Convective region?
(A) Stratosphere
(B) Troposphere
(C) Exopsphere
(D) Ionosphere

39. The other name for Ozonosphere is
(A) Exosphere
(B) Troposphere
(C) Mesosphere
(D) Stratosphere

40. G layer is found in
(A) Mesosphere
(B) Ionosphere
(C) Exosphere
(D) Stratosphere

41. Which of the following factors affects the distribution of insolation?
(A) Transparency of atmosphere
(B) Vegetation
(C) Soils
(D) Water bodies

42. According to Kendrew, about 43% of the insolation is received through
(A) Longer infra-red waves
(B) Ultraviolet waves
(C) Shorter gamma waves
(D) Longer micro-waves

43. The total solar radiation reflected back to space is about
(A) 10 units
(B) 7 units
(C) 12 units
(D) 9 units

44. The solar radiation reflected back to the space is due to
(A) Air and fine dust
(B) Thick green vegetation
(C) Light coloured soils
(D) Land-sea surfaces

45. Diffusion of solar radiation occurs when the particle size is
(A) Larger than wave length of light
(B) Smaller than wave length of light
(C) Very smaller than wave length of light
(D) None of these

46. The size of the freezing nucleus in the atmosphere is about
(A) 1 micrometer
(B) 5 micrometers
(C) 4 micrometers
(D) 6 micrometers

47. Who propounded the theory of collision- coalescence of formation of precipitation?
(A) TorBergerson
(B) Talor
(C) E.G.Boven
(D) Charles B.Moore

48. The size of the water drops in drizzle is
(A) Less than 5 mm
(B) Between 5 mm and 6.5 mm
(C) Exactly 6.5 mm
(D) Between 6.25mm and 6.65mm

49. Which type of precipitation is associated with the salient feature of inversion of rainfall?
(A) Convectional
(B) Cyclonic
(C) Orographic
(D) Both convectional and cyclonic

50. The direction of circulation of low pressure in a cyclone in northern hemisphere is
(A) Anticlockwise
(B) Clockwise
(C) Both clockwise and anticlockwise
(D) None of these