WORLD GEOGRAPHY विश्व भूगोल Quiz #70
Decaying .vegetation produces organic acids which causes a breakdown of minerals. This is :
Which of the following statements is/are not true? 1. Chemical weathering is most common in limestone rocks 2. Chemical weathering is most active in wet regions with higher temperature 3. Rain action is a form of chemical weathering 4. Exfoliation is a process of chemical weathering
A V-shaped valley is a feature produced by:
Residual hill in the desert region is known as :
Although hot deserts have a very low annual rainfall, occasional heavy rain storms do occur and these sometimes produce steep-sided, flat-floored valleys called:
Match the following: [NDA 2004] Agents Landforms A. River 1. Cirque B. Glacier 2. Stalagmite C. Underground water 3. Crater D. Wind 4. Meander 5. Barchan
A weathering process in which layers of rocks peel off as expansion alternates with contraction, is known as :
Which one of the following statements is correct? [NDA 2004] Chemical weathering includes:
Which one of the following plate movements is responsible for the formation of mid- ocean ridge?
Consider the following geological phenomena: [IAS 2004] 1. Development of fault 2. Movement along a fault 3. Impact produced by a volcanic eruption 4. Folding of rocks Which of the above cause earthquakes?
A valley with steep, parallel walls along the faultlines, formed by the subsidence of a part of earth's crust is known as :
Out of the following geomorphic processes which one is associated with the work of glaciers?
Arrange the following soil particle by size in the descending order: 1. Gravel 2. Clay 3. Silt 4. Sand
Which of the following is/are matched correctly? 1. Earthquake's origin - seismic focus 2. Epicentre - point on earth's surface directly above seismic focus 3. 5 waves - similar to sound waves 4. Richter scale - severity of earthquake
Which of the following is/are the correct characteristic(s) of primary seismic wave?
Consider the following statements: 1. P - waves are the first seismic waves to reach a place 2. S - waves travel only through liquids 3. Arrival time of P and S - waves is used to locate the epicentre 4. Richter scale is a logarithmic scale Which of the statements given above are correct?