Geomorphology Questions and Answers

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Geomorphology Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers on Geomorphology

1. Which one among the following is the highest peak ?
(A) Kamet
(B) Kun Lun
(C) Nanga Parbat
(D) Nanda Devi

2. Nathu La, a place where India-China border trade has been resumed after 44 years, is located on the Indian border in
(A) Sikkim
(B) Arunachal Pradesh
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Jammu and Kashmir

3. The only ape of India found in hill forests of Assam and Nagaland is
(A) Orangutan
(B) Gibbon
(C) Chimpanzee
(D) Gorilla

4. In terms of area, India is the _____ largest country of the world.
(A) Second
(B) Fourth
(C) Sixth
(D) seventh

5. The approximate length of the coastline of India is
(A) 5,500 km
(B) 6,000 km
(C) 6,500 km
(D) 7,000 km

6. India has a coastline of
(A) 5500 kms
(B) 6500 kms
(C) 7500 kms
(D) 8400 kms

7. Baltora glacier is located in
(A) Karakoram ranges
(B) Pamir plateau
(C) Shivalik
(D) Alps

8. Which of the following cities/ towns lies to the northern-most latitude ?
(A) Patna
(B) Allahabad
(C) Pachmarhi
(D) Ahmedabad

9. Which of the following will never get the vertical rays of the sun ?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Chennai
(C) Thiruvanthapuram
(D) Srinagar

10. The Andaman group and Nicobar group of islands are separated from each other by
(A) Ten Degree Channel
(B) Great Channel
(C) Bay of Bengal
(D) Andaman Sea

11. The Southern tip of India is
(A) Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari)
(B) Point Calimere
(C) Indira Point in Nicobar Islands
(D) Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram

12. In which state is the Maikala range situated ?
(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Bihar
(D) Chhatisgarh

13. The latitude passing through the northern most part of India is
(A) 35° N
(B) 36° N
(C) 37° N
(D) 38° N

14. Nallamala hills are located in the state of
(A) Orissa
(B) Meghalaya
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Gujarat

15. The coastal tract of Andhara Pradesh and Tamil Nadu is called
(A) Konkan
(B) Coromandel
(C) East Coast
(D) Malabar Coast

16. The highest Indian water fall is
(A) Gokak
(B) Gersoppa
(C) Shivasamudram
(D) Yenna

17. Which Indian State has the largest coastline ?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Orissa
(D) Tamil Nadu

18. Indian Standard Time relates to
(A) 75.5° E longitude
(B) 82.5° E longitude
(C) 90.5° E longitude
(D) 0° longitude

19. The length of India’s coastline is about
(A) 4900 kms
(B) 5700 kms
(C) 7500 kms
(D) 8300 kms

20. Which one of the following is the second highest peak of the world ?
(A) Dhaulagiri
(B) Kanchenjunga
(C) K2
(D) Nanda Devi

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21. Where in India can ‘Mushroom’ rock be found ?
(A) Eastern Ghats
(B) Western Ghats
(C) Thar Desert
(D) Satpura Range

22. Badland topography is characteristic
(A) Chambal valley
(B) Coastal area
(C) Sundarban delta
(D) Gulf of Kachchh

23. Indian desert is called
(A) Gobi
(B) Sahara
(C) Thar
(D) Atacama

24. Which one of the following is a coastal district in Kerala?
(A) Palghat
(B) Wayanad
(C) Kovallam
(D) Idukki

25. In the north-east of the Deccan plateau is the—
(A) Chhota Nagpur plateau
(B) Malawa plateau
(C) Deccan plateau
(D) Vindhyan Range

26. The southern tip of India is
(A) Cape Comorin
(B) Point Calimere
(C) Indira Point in Nicobar Islands
(D) Kovalam in Trivandrum

27. Where did a major earthquake take place in India in 1999?
(A) Latur
(B) Jabalpur
(C) Chamoli
(D) Uttar Kashi

28. The important fishing harbour in India is
(A) Kolkata
(B) Cohin
(C) Paradeep
(D) Mumbai

29. The largest brackish water lake of India is in the state of
(A) Jammu and Kashmir
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Orissa
(D) West Bengal

30. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in
(A) Baluchistan
(B) Myanmar
(C) Nepal
(D) Kashmir

31. ‘Loktak’ is a
(A) Valley
(B) Lake
(C) River
(D) Mountain Range

32. Which one of the following state has the longest coastline ?
(A) Maharashtra
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Gujarat
(D) Andhra Pradesh

33. The pass located in Himachal Pradesh is
(A) Shipkila
(B) Zojila
(C) Nathula
(D) Jelepla

34. Which of the following mountain ranges in India are the oldest?
(A) Himalayas
(B) Vindhyas
(C) Aravalli
(D) Sahyadri

35. Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands ?
(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Myanmar
(C) Indonesia
(D) Pakistan

36. Which of the following uplands is not a part of the Telangana Plateau?
(A) Aravalli
(B) Western Ghat
(C) Eastern Ghat
(D) Satpura

37. Where are the Saltora Ranges located ?
(A) Ladakh
(B) Along the Vindhyas
(C) Part of the Karakoram Ranges
(D) Part of the Western Ghats

38. Which one of the following is not a part along the western coast of India ?
(A) Nhava Sheva
(B) Marmagao
(C) Tuticorin
(D) Kochi

39. Which of the following processes is responsible for producing the sand dunes in western Rajasthan?
(A) Wind erosion
(B) Erosion by water
(C) Wind deposition
(D) Mechanical weathering

40. Which part of the Himalayas has the maximum stretch from east to West ?
(A) Kumaun Himalayas
(B) Assam Himalayas
(C) Punjab Himalayas
(D) Nepal Himalayas

41. The standard time of a country differs from the GMT in multiples of—
(A) Two hours
(B) One hour
(C) Half hour
(D) Four minutes

42. The Indian Sub-continent was originally a part of
(A) Jurassic-land
(B) Angara-land
(C) Arya-varta
(D) Gondwana-land

43. Naga, Khasi and Garo hills are located in
(A) Purvanchal Ranges
(B) Karakoram Ranges
(C) Zaskar Ranges
(D) Himalaya Ranges

44. Which one of the following mountain ranges lies in India?
(A) Arakan Yoma
(B) Sulainian
(C) Salt Range
(D) Pir Panjal

45. Majuli, the largest river island in the world, lies in the state of
(A) Arunachal Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) Tripura
(D) Mizoram

46. The Thar Express goes to
(A) Afghanistan
(B) Bangladesh
(C) Pakistan
(D) Myanmar

47. Kanchenjunga is situated in
(A) Nepal
(B) Sikkim
(C) West Bengal
(D) Himachal Pradesh

48. The Valley of Kashmir is located on a
(A) Nappe
(B) fault trough
(C) plateau
(D) plain

49. Which one of the following factors is the main reason for the peninsular rivers to flow towards east?
(A) Western part is rainy
(B) Western Ghats act as major water-divide
(C) Rivers follow rift valleys
(D) Eastern Ghats are lower than the Western Ghats

50. Palk Strait separates
(A) India and Pakistan
(B) India and Burma
(C) India and Sri Lanka
(D) India and Afghanistan