G.S Quiz 6th September 2016 (English)
BY: D.K Choudhary
Q 1. Moraines are formed in ? page-203
(a) Glacial regions (b) Monosoon region
(c) River deltas (d) Arid regions
Q 2. Sandstone is metamorphosed to ?
(a) Quartzite (b) Marble
(c) Shale (d) Slate
Q 3. Which one among the following processes is not part of ?
(a) Hydration (b) Oxidation
(c) Solution (d) Exfoliation
Q 4. Hydraulic Action is a type of erosion caused by?
(a) Running water (b) Wind
(c) Glacier (d) None of these
Q 5. Alluvial cone is ?
(a) It is a low cone of alluvial sands and gravels
(b) It is a high conical form of alluvial sands and gravels
(c) It is a cone of soft clay and silt
(d) It is a cone of hard clay and silt
Q 6. Which one of the following is the correct statement? Granite of plutonic origin consists essentially of ?
(a) Shale, conglomerate and sandstone
(b) Quartz, schist and phyllite
(c) Biotite, hornblende and augite
(d) Quartz, feldspar and mica
Q 7. An area which has not been glaciated may show ?
(a) Hanging valleys (b) Corries and Pyramidal peaks
(c) Drumlins (d) V-shaped valleys
Q 8. The profile of equilibrium refers to the ?
(a) Profile of a glaciated valley
(b) Transverse profile of a graded stream
(c) Longitudinal profile of a graded stream
(d) Profile along the shoreline
Q 9. Which one of the following sets indicates the Aeolian process ?
(a) Corrosion, transportation, deposition
(b) Nivation, down cutting, solifluction
(c) Corrosion, attrition, deflation
(d) Ablatiobn, deposition, oxidation
Q 10. The concept of Ice Age was firt put forward by ?
(a) Louis (b) Jean de Charpentier
(c) James Geike (d) De Geer