UPSC/HCS/RAS Civil Service Day 36 Geography-Landforms and their evolution MCQ

UPSC/HCS/RAS Civil Service Day 36 Geography-Landforms and their evolution MCQ

UPSC/HCS/RAS Civil Service Day 36 Geography-Landforms and their evolution MCQ

UPSC/HCS/RAS Civil Service Day 36 Geography-Landforms and their evolution MCQ

 

 

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UPSC/HCS/RAS Civil Service Day 36 Geography-Landforms and their evolution MCQ

Q1. Consider the following statements./निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें|

  1. Tropical deserts are mainly confined within 15-30 degree parallels to N-S of equator on western side of continents./उष्णकटिबंधीय रेगिस्तान भूमध्य रेखा के उत्तरी ध्रुव और  दक्षिणी ध्रुव के 15-30 डिग्री समानांतर के पाए जाते है|
  2. Reg is also known as sea of sand/रेग को रेत के सागर के रूप में जाना जाता है|
  3. Badlands consists of gully & ravines formed on hill slopes & rock surfaces by the extent of water action./उत्खात भूमि में अवनालिका तथा कंदराएँ शामिल है जो पर्वतीय ढलानों एवं चट्टानों की सतह पर जल की क्रिया से  बनते है|

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?/इनमे से कौन से कथन सही है?

  1. only 3/केवल 3
  2. 1 and 2/1 और 2
  3. 1 and 3/1 और 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3/1, 2 और 3

 

Q2. Consider the following statements:/निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें:

  1. Steep slopes of mountain plateau consist of dry valleys with sharp and irregular edges carved due to action of frost./पर्वतीय पठारों की खड़ी ढलानों में वादी (सूखी घाटियां) पाई जाती है,तुषार की क्रिया द्वारा इनके किनारे तीखे तथा अनियमित होते है|
  2. Aeolian Landforms are the landforms created by erosional and depositional activities of wind./वायु की अपरदन तथा निक्षेपण क्रिया द्वारा जो स्थलरूप बनते है उन्हे वातज स्थलरूप कहते है|  
  3. Deflation involves lifting & blowing away of loose materials from the ground./पवाहन में भूमि से ढीली सामग्री को उठाना तथा बहा कर ले जाना शामिल है|

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?/इनमे से कौन से कथन सही है?

  1. only 3/केवल 3
  2. 1 and 3/1 और 3
  3. 2 and 3/2 और 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3/1, 2 और 3

 

Q3. Consider the following statements:/निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें:

  1. When wind borne particles roll against one another in collision and wear each other away, It is called Abrasion./अपघर्षण में वायु जनित कण जब टकराव के दौरान एक दूसरे विपरीत घूमते है तथा वे एक दूसरे से घिसकर दूर हो जाते है|
  2. Playas, the swallow lakes contain good deposition of salts./प्लाया उथली झील है जिनमें लवणों के समृद्ध  निषेध पाए जाते हैं|  
  3. Zeugen are tabular masses which have a layer of soft rocks lying beneath a surface layer of more resistant rocks./न्यूज़न अधिक प्रतिरोधी चट्टानों की सतह परत के नीचे टेबलनुमा पिंड जिनकी सतह मृदु चट्टानों द्वारा निर्मित होती है|

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?/निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें?

  1. only 1/केवल 1
  2. 1 and 2/1 और 2
  3. 2 and 3/2 और 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3/1, 2 और 3

 

Q4. Consider the following statements:/निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें:

  1. Mesas are nothing but the isolated flat topped hills made by  denudation of  Buttes./ढलुआ पठार अनाच्छादन द्वारा निर्मित छपते शिखर वाली पहाड़ियां है जो बूटी से बनती है|  
  2. Isenberg are often composed of limestone./आइज़नबर्ग का निर्माण चुना पत्थर से हुआ है|
  3. Ventifacts are generally pebbles faceted and edged by sand blasting./वायुघृष्टाश्मः आम तौर पर कंकड़ के जैसे होते है एवं इनके किनारों का निर्माण रेत के ब्लास्ट से होता है|

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?/उपरोक्त में से कौन से कथन सही है?

  1. only 1/केवल 1
  2. 1 and 3/1 और 3
  3. only 3/केवल 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3/1, 2 और 3

 

Q5. Consider the following statements:/निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें:

  1. Seif are Crescent shaped live dunes which advance steadily in the particular direction of prevailing winds./सीफ अर्धचन्द्राकार बालू के टिब्बे होते है, जो लगातार प्रवाहित वायु की दिशा में बढ़ते रहते है|
  2. In Barchan dunes, the windward side is convex and gently sloping while the leeward side is concave and steep./बरकान टिब्बों में वायु की तरफ वाली दिशा उत्तल,कम ढलान वाली होती है तथा दूसरी दिशा रक्षात्मक ,अवतल तथा तीव्र ढाल वाली होती है|
  3. Loess is a yellow, friable material rich in lime, extremely porous and usually very fertile./लोयस एक पीला, भुरभुरा (खंडित) एवं चूने से  समृद्ध सामग्री है,यह  बहुत सुसंगत, बेहद झरझरा और आमतौर पर बहुत उपजाऊ है|

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?/इनमे से कौन से कथन सही है?

  1. 2 and 3/2 और 3
  2. 1 and 3/1 और 3
  3. 1 and 2/1 और 2
  4. 1, 2 and 3/1, 2 और 3

 

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Answers:

1. Option C is correct.

  • Statement 1 is correct Almost all the deserts are confined within 15-30 degree parallels to N – S of equator known as trade wind desert or tropical deserts. They lie in the trade wind belt on the western parts of the continents.
  • Statement 2 is not correct  Erg is also known as sea of sand.
  • Statement 3 is correct Badlands consists of gully & ravines formed on hill slopes & rock surfaces by the extent of water action.

 

2. Option D is correct.

  • Statement 1 is correct Steep slopes consist of Wadis (dry valleys) with sharp and irregular edges carved due to action of frost.
  • Statement 2 is correct The landforms created by erosional and depositional activities of wind are called as Aeolian Landforms.
  • Statement 3 is correct Deflation involves lifting & blowing away of loose materials from the ground.

 

3. Option C is correct.

  • Statement 1 is not correct When wind borne particles roll against one another in collision and wear each other away, It is called Attrition.
  • Statement 2 is correct Playas , the swallow lakes contain good deposition of salts.
  • Statement 3 is  correct  Zeugen are tabular masses which have a layer of soft rocks lying beneath a surface layer of more resistant rocks.

 

4. Option C is correct.

  • Statement 1 is not correct Continuous denudation through ages may reduce Mesas in area so that they become isolated flat topped hills called Buttes.
  • Statement 2 is not correct  Isenberg  are often composed of granite or gneiss.
  •  Statement 3 is correct Ventifacts are generally pebbles faceted and edged by sand blasting.

 

5. Option A is correct.

  • Statement 1 is not correct  Barchan dunes are Crescent shaped live dunes which advance steadily in the particular direction of prevailing winds.
  • Statement 2 is correct In Barchan dunes, the windward side is convex and gently sloping while the leeward side is concave and steep.
  • Statement 3 is correct  Loess is a yellow, friable (softly crumbled) material rich in lime, very coherent, extremely porous & is usually very fertile.

 

 

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