Solved! CBSE NET January 2017 Geography Paper 2 (1-25) Answer Keys, Explanations at Examrace YouTube (Download PDF)

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Fully Solved Set of first 25 questions asked in CBSE NET January 2017 Geography Paper 2 examination - all questions. These solutions are fully explained in the video at YouTube Examrace Channel. All the sections of the paper are thoroughly covered in Examrace NET Geography Postal Course.

Q. 1 Which one of the following mountains is formed due to convergence of one oceanic and one continental plate?

1. Ural

2. Alps

3. Andes

4. Appalachian

Answer: 3

Q. 2 Which one of the following process is responsible for the weathering of rocks in a Karst region?

1. Hydrolysis

2. Carbonation

3. Oxidation

4. Scree formation

Answer: 2

Q. 3 Match List 1 with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List 1 with List II and select the correct Answer

Table Contain Shows Match List 1 with List II and select the correct Answer

List I

(River)

List II

(Type of delta)

I.

Nile

A.

Estuarine

II.

Mississippi

B.

Arcuate

III.

Ganga

C.

Birdfoot

IV.

Tiber

D.

Cuspate

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer codes

Table Shows the Answer codes

I

II

III

IV

1.

B

D

C

A

2.

D

B

A

C

3.

A

D

B

C

4.

B

C

A

D

Answer: None is Correct (Bonus)

Q. 4 The term panplane refers to:

1. A level surface formed by wind erosion

2. A plain formed by joining of floodplains

3. A level surface formed by the fluvial cycle at the old stage.

4. A level plain formed by human intervention

Answer: 2

Q. 5 The statement “The present is the key to the past” was made by:

1. Walter penck

2. W. M Davis

3. Huntington

4. James Hutton

Answer: 4

Q. 6 A band of wind called “Jet stream” is found in:

1. Lower Troposphere

2. Middle troposphere

3. Upper troposphere

4. Whole troposphere

Answer: 3

Q. 7 Negative Southern Oscillation Index refers to which of the following?

1. Favorable condition for El Nino

2. Favourable condition for La Nina

3. Favourable conditions both for El Nino and La Nina

4. Unfavourable conditions both for El Nino and La Nina

Answer: 1

Q. 8 In which of the following areas, the main centre of ‘Hurricane Mathew’ that occurred in Caribbean Sea in the 1st week of October, 2016 was located?

(1) Florida

(2) Georgia

(3) South Carolina

(4) South-West Haitti

Answer: 3

Q. 9 In Indian Ocean between 0° - 10° N and 0°-10° S latitudinal zones, the temperature variations is of about-

(1) 3 °C

(2) 2 °C

(3) 1 °C

(4) 0 °C

Answer: 3

Q. 10 The general depth of abyssal plain varies between

1.1000 - 6000 metres

2.2000 - 6000 metres

3.3000 - 6000 metres

4.4000 - 6000 metres

Answer: 3

Q. 11 Match List 1 with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List 1 with List II and select the correct Answer

Table Contain Shows Match List 1 with List II and select the correct Answer

List I

(Ocean deeps)

List II

(Location)

I.

Challenger

A.

South Pacific

II.

Aldrich

B.

North Atlantic

III.

Romanche

C.

North Pacific

IV.

Nares

D.

South Atlantic

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer codes

Table Shows the Answer codes

I

II

III

IV

1.

C

A

D

B

2.

D

C

B

A

3.

A

B

C

D

4.

B

D

A

C

Answer: 1

Q. 12 Tropical Evergreen Forests are found in areas having rainfall:

1. Less than 100 cms

2.100 - 200 cms

3.200 - 300cms

4. more than 300 cms

Answer: 3

Q. 13 India has how many biogeographic zones?

1.7

2.8

3.9

4.10

Answer: 4

Q. 14 Which one of the following countries is devoid of Glossopteris flora?

1. India

2. Australia

3. Norway

4. South Africa

Answer: 3

Q. 15 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below:

Assertion (A): In the altitudinal range between 3400 metre and 4500 metre in the Himalayas Alpine forest is found.

Reason (R): Alpine forest like no human interference.

Codes:

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: 3

Q. 16 In describing the process of spatial interaction, geographers are most concerned with

(1) Density and Dispersion

(2) Diffusion and Pattern

(3) Accessibility and Connectivity

(4) Pedestrian Cities

Answer: 3

Q. 17 Who among the following formalised the concept that there exists relationship between the spatial organization and national development?

(1) Luten

(2) Dickens

(3) Kuklinski

(4) Friedman

Answer: 4

Q. 18 The concept of ‘paradigm’ was propounded by

(1) Peet

(2) Haggett

(3) Kant

(4) Kuhn

Answer: 4

Q. 19 Who defined Geography as human ecology?

(1) Schaefer

(2) Barrows

(3) Hartshorne

(4) Ellen Semple

Answer: 2

Q. 20 The approach that some geographical facts according to Ritter, cannot be explained scientifically, is termed as

(1) Locational

(2) Ecological

(3) Teleological

(4) Regional

Answer: 3

Q. 21 How much of the liquid precipitation is equivalent to ten inches of snow fall at deep/near freezing temperature?

(1) About 3 inches

(2) About 2 inches

(3) About 1 inch

(4) At times about one inch and at times about two inches

Answer: 3

Q. 22. Which one of the following letters represent the total number of settlements of a certain order served by a central place of the next higher order?

1. K

2. J

3. L

4. F

Answer: 1

Q. 23 Who developed the theory of Demographic transition?

1. Zelinksy

2. Whittlesey

3. Warren Thompson

4. Ravenstein

Answer: 3

Q. 24 Match List –I with List –II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

Table Contain Shows Match List I with List II and select the correct answer

List I

(General terms)

List II

(Definitions)

I.

Crude birth rate

A.

Births over deaths per thousand of population

II.

General fertility rate

B.

Number of deaths per thousand of population

III.

Natural increase of population

C.

Ratio between number of births and number of females in productive age

IV.

Death rate

D.

Ratio between number of births and total population

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer codes

Table Shows the Answer codes

I

II

III

IV

1.

D

C

A

B

2.

A

B

C

D

3.

D

C

B

A

4.

B

A

D

C

Answer: 1

Q. 25 The rule “size of population of nth ranking town in a region will be 1/nth of the largest city in terms of population’’ was given by:

1. Mark Jefferson

2. J. Gattman

3. G. K Zipf

4. C. D Harris and E. L Ullman

Answer: 3

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