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

Ans. (a)

Q 2. Sandstone is metamorphosed to ?

(a) Quartzite                         (b) Marble

(c) Shale                         (d) Slate

Ans. (a)

Q 3. Which one among the following processes is not part of ?

(a) Hydration                        (b) Oxidation

(c) Solution                    (d) Exfoliation

Ans. (d)

Q 4. Hydraulic Action is a type of erosion caused by?

(a) Running water        (b) Wind

(c) Glacier                      (d) None of these

Ans. (a)

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

Ans. (a)

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

Ans. (d)

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

Ans. (d)

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

Ans. (c)

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

Ans. (c)

Q 10. The concept of Ice Age was firt put forward by ?

(a) Louis                         (b) Jean de Charpentier

(c) James Geike            (d) De Geer

Ans. (b)

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