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Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 1

The winter rain in Madras is caused by

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 1

During winter, the North-east dry Monsoon winds blow over the Bay of Bengal. As they pass over the Bay of Bengal they pick up moisture and bring rain to the Tamil Nadu coast as now they are under the effect of on-shore winds, full of moisture and Chennai receives rainfall more in winter than in summer.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 2

Identify Incorrect statement. 

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Mandovi River described as the lifeline of the Indian state of Goa. It flows westward (not eastward) and discharges in Arabian sea. 

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 3

The Indian subcontinent was originally part of a huge land mass called?

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According to continental drift theory and plate tectonic theory, the Indian subcontinent was a part of a huge land mass known as Gondwana continent. This huge continental mass got split into India, South America, Africa, Australia and Antarctic during the cretaceous period. The Indian Plate moves northward and merged with the Eurasian Plate.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 4

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Himalayan ranges were formed when the Indian Plate was driven northwards and pushed beneath the Eurasian Plate.
  2. The Himalayas have reached their old age in the geological history of the earth.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 4

The Himalayan mountain ranges are still in their youthful stage which is evident from the presence of landforms like gorges, steep sided V-shaped valleys, rapids, falls etc.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 5

Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the code given.

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 5

The Deccan Traps were formed during late cretaceous Eocene period.
The Western Ghats were formed during late Cenozoic age.
The Aravallies were formed in Pre-Cambrian period.
The Narmada-Tapti Alluvial deposits were formed during the Pleistocene age.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 6

The Equator does NOT pass through which of the following countries?

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 6

The Equator does not pass through Mexico. The equator passes through 13 countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 7

Which is the oldest landmass of India?

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Geologists believe that the peninsular plateau of India is one of the oldest landmass of not only of India but the entire world. This tableland has behaved as a rigid and inflexible block throughout its geological history and is often compared to a 'horst'.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 8

Find out the correct sequence of the Himalayan peaks in descending order of height above sea level.

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 8

Heights of the above peaks(in metres) is as follows:
Kanchenjunga - 85988598
Dhaulagiri - 81728172
Annapurna - 80788078
Nanda Devi - 78177817.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 9

The northernmost point of India is known as:

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 9

The northernmost point of India lies in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and it is known as Indira Col. The Indira Col (altitude 5,764 metres) is a mountain pass located on the Indira Ridge in the Siachen Muztagh in the Karakoram Range.

Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 10

Which of the following bodies has grouped India into four zones as per their propensities of seismicity? 

Detailed Solution for Test: Indian Geography- 2 - Question 10

They are Zone-II, Zone-Ill. Zone-IV and Zone-V. The classification was done in 20022002 when Zone-I was merged into Zone-II. 

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