Posted on Leave a comment

Indian Geography : Physiographic Divisions of India- Northern Plains

Indian Geography : Physiographic Divisions of India- Northern Plains

Indian Geography : Physiographic Divisions of India- Northern Plains

Q1. Consider the following statements regarding Indo Gangetic brahmaputra plains:

भारत के गंगा  ब्रह्मपुत्र मैदानों के बारे में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें

  1. It is Formed of alluvial soil./इसका निर्माण जलोढ़ मिट्टी से हुआ है
  2. Bordered in south by a wavy irregular line along the northern edge of the Peninsular India ./ दक्षिण में सीमा पर स्थित प्रायद्वीपीय भारत के उत्तरी किनारे पर निर्मित अव्यवस्थित श्रेणी
  3. Its width increases from west to east./इसकी चौड़ाई पश्चिम से पूर्व चलने पर बढ़ती है |
  4. Average elevation is 400 m above mean sea level./समुद्र तल से 400 मीटर की  ऊंचाई पर स्थित है |

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct:/इनमें से कौन सा कथन सही है |

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1,2,3

(c) 2,3,4

(d) 1,2,3,4

[showhide type=”links1″ more_text=”Show Answer” less_text=”Hide Answer”]

Ans. Solution: option A is correct.

  • Statement 1 is correct  It is formed of alluvial soil
  • Statement 2 is  correct  Northern border: Shiwaliks . Southern border: wavy irregular line along the northern edge of the Peninsular India.
  • Statement 3 is not correct  The width of the plain varies from region to region. and decreases from west to east.
  • Statement 4 is not correct Average elevation is 200 m above mean sea level,

[/showhide]

Q2. Which among the following statement about Punjab plains is/are NOT correct?

निम्नलिखित में कौन-सा कथन पंजाब के मैदान के बारे में सही नहीं है ?

  1. This plain is formed by  important rivers of Ganga river system.
  2. The total area of this plain is about 1.75 lakh sq km.
  3. The eastern boundary of Punjab plain is marked by Delhi-Aravali ridge.
  4. The depositional process by the rivers have given it a homogenous appearance.

(a) Only 1

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 2 and 3

(d) All correct

[showhide type=”links2″ more_text=”Show Answer” less_text=”Hide Answer”]

Ans. Solution: option A is correct.

  • Statement 1 is not correct This plain is formed by five important rivers of Brahmaputra river system.
  • Statement 2 is correct   The total area of this plain is about 1.75 lakh sq km.
  • Statement 3 is  correct  The eastern boundary of Punjab plain is marked by Delhi-Aravali ridge.
  • Statement 4 is  correct  Doab” is made of two words-’do’ meaning ‘two’ and ‘ab’ meaning   ‘water’ . The depositional process by the rivers has united these doabs giving an homogenous appearance.

[/showhide]

Q3. Consider the following statements about Ganga plains.

गंगा के मैदान के बारे में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें –

  1. The general slope of the entire plain is to the west and South west.
  2. Almost all the rivers in this plain keep on shifting their courses making this area prone to frequent floods.
  3. smallest unit of the Great Plain of India.
  4. Stretching from Delhi to Kolkata (about 3.75 lakh sq km).

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 2 and 4

(d) None

[showhide type=”links3″ more_text=”Show Answer” less_text=”Hide Answer”]

Ans. Solution: option C is correct.

  • Statement 1 is not correct The general slope of the entire plain is to the East and South east.
  • Statement 2 is  correct Almost all the rivers in this plain keep on shifting their courses making this area prone to frequent floods. The Kosi river is very notorious in this respect. It has long been called the ‘Sorrow of Bihar’.
  • Statement 3 is  not correct Largest unit of the Great Plain of India.
  • Statement 4 is  correct Stretching from Delhi to Kolkata (about 3.75 lakh sq km).

[/showhide]

Q4. Consider the following statements about Brahmaputra plains.

ब्रह्मपुत्र मैदान के बारे में निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार करें –

  1. They are also known as the Assam Plains.
  2. On eastern side they are bordered by Purvanchal hills.
  3. Ganga Brahmaputra delta,the largest delta in the world, is formed by these plains.

Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) 2 and 3

(c) 1 and 3

(d) All correct.

[showhide type=”links4″ more_text=”Show Answer” less_text=”Hide Answer”]

Ans. Solution: option D is correct.

  • Statement 1 is correct They are also known as the Assam Plains.
  • Statement 2 is correct    On eastern side they are bordered by Purvanchal hills.
  • Statement 3 is  correct  Ganga Brahmaputra delta,the largest delta in the world, is formed by these plains.

[/showhide]

Q5. Find the correct statement/s about Bhabar region:

भाबर क्षेत्र के बारे में सही कथन चुनें –

  1. Bhabhar region are porous which is caused by because of the deposition of huge number of pebbles and rock debris across the alluvial fans.
  2. This area is most suitable for agriculture
  3. This is  northernmost stretch of Indo-Gangetic plain.

(a) Only 1

(b) 1 and 3

(c) only 2

(d) 1,2,3

[showhide type=”links5″ more_text=”Show Answer” less_text=”Hide Answer”]

Ans. Solution: option B is correct.

  • Statement 1 is correct The most unique feature of Bhabhar region is its porosity which is caused by the deposition of huge number of pebbles and rock debris across the alluvial fans.
  • Statement 2 is  not correct This area is not suitable for agriculture, only big trees with large roots can thrive in this belt.
  • Statement 3 is  correct  This is  northernmost stretch of Indo-Gangetic plain.

[/showhide]

 

Join Frontier IAS Online Coaching Center to prepare for UPSC/HCS/RAS Civil Service comfortably at your home at your own pace/time.

HCS(Prelims+Mains+Interview)   HCS Prelims(Paper 1+Paper 2)

IAS+HCS Integrated(Prelims+Mains+Interview)    

  RAS+IAS Integrated(Prelims+Mains+Interview)    RAS(Prelims+Mains+Interview)     RAS Prelims     UPSC IAS Prelims      UPSC  IAS (Prelims+Mains+Interview)

Click Here to subscribe Our YouTube Channel

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.