Question 1. The Cauvery river of India is a good example of _____
Answer: antecedent river.
Question 2. When the stream erodes the overlying cover of strata and flows on the exposed underlying strata in the same direction, such streams are called _____
Question 3. ‘Inversion of relief’ is a situation in which _____
Answer: anticline becomes lower than adjoining syncline.
Question 4. The lava of volcanoes sometimes fills the valleys so that these valleys appear as ridges. Davis calls it _____
Answer: inversion of topogra phy.
Question 5. The drainage pattern which give an impression of a tree is _____
Question 6. The rivers like, Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery have drainage pattern as _____
Question 7. Dendritic pattern is found on a land with _____
Answer: rock of similar resista nce.
Question 8. The streams draining the lesser Himalayas make a____
Answer: parallel pattern.
Question 9. A series of rapids are called _____
Question 10. ‘Discordant junction’ are formed where _____
Answer: two hanging valleys meet.
Question 11. ‘Inverted streams’ are _____
Answer: after the river capture, the water which moved in other direction begins to move in the direction of the capturing stream.
Question 12. ‘River Meandering is _____
Answer: when the stream flows in a plain and widens its valley.
Question 13. ‘Cuesta’ occurs in the valley _____
Answer: in the old age of a river.
Question 14. The ‘Yazoo’ river is a good example of _____
Answer: deffered junction.
Question 15. The ‘Mississipi delta’ is a good example of _____
Answer: Bird’s foot-delta.
Question 16. The Elbe, Ob, and Vistula rivers have deltas of _____
Question 17. ‘Bogas” are associated with _____
Answer: limestone region.
Question 18. Who for the first time gave the description of cycle-system in a Karst region?
Question 19. The waves of equal height go on braking at an equal distance from the cost and change into _____
Question 20. ‘Sponting horn’ is a name given to _____
Answer: blow holes.
Question 21. ‘Solifluction’ is _____
Answer: the flow of ice layer in semi-frozen conditions.
Question 22. ‘Periglacial process’ is _____
Answer: The glacial process in Tundra, a little distant from the ice-sheets.
Question 23. ‘Ablation’ refers to _____
Answer: a situation in which the frontal parts of the glaciers are destroyed by melting and the glaciers appear to be retreating.
Question 24. ‘Dust well’ is found in _____
Answer: glacier region.
Question 25. ‘Nunatak’ is _____
Answer: the rock peaks surrounded by ice.
Question 26. ‘Fosse’ is _____
Answer: a depression near the sides of glaciers.
Question 27. In the Rouch Moutonnes or sheep rocks, plucking action is the main activity on the _____
Answer: descending side.
Question 28. The phrase ‘fluvio - glacial erosion’ refers to _____
Answer: the melting of the mouth of glacier followed by a current of water flow causing erosion.
Question 29. ‘Erratics’ are _____
Answer: such pebbles which are dissimilar to those of the bedrock.
Question 30. ‘Hamada’ is a/an _____
Answer: erosional feature.
Question 31. The horns of a dune point towards the direction opposite to that of the blowing wind are _____
Answer: Parabolic dunes.
Question 32. Fore dunes are _____
Answer: Ridge like deposits of wind borne sand formed along the coast of sea or lakes.
Question 33. The space between the dunes is called _____
Question 34.The Wular lake of Kashmir is _____
Answer: an ox-bow lake.
Question 35. The ‘colair lake’, an example of river lake, is formed between _____
Answer: two deltas of the Godawari river in India.
Question 36. ‘Guyots’ are _____
Answer: mountains found on oceans floors with flat summits.
Question 37. The Boroadest continental shelves are found in _____
Answer: Arctic ocean.
Question 38. ‘Dogger Banks’ and ‘Grand Banks’ are situated on the _____
Answer: continental shelf.
Question 39. Satellites photos & Demos belong to _____
Question 40. An example of a cold planet is _____
Question 41. A light year is a unit of _____
Question 42. The most abundant power resources occur in _____
Answer: Sedimentary rocks.
Question 43. ‘Weathering’ is affected most of _____
Question 44. The process of abrasion involves _____
Answer: Grinding away the coarse particle.
Question 45. Coral reefs are landforms produced by _____
Question 46. Mass wasting is mainly caused by the action of _____
Answer: the force of gravity.
Question 47. Valleys are deepened by _____
Question 48. Alluvial fans are formed _____
Answer: In the foot hill region.
Question 49. Predominant in the arid region is _____
Question 50. Lagoons are found _____
Answer: between the coast & off sea bar.