Solved! CBSE NET January 2017 Geography Paper 3 (1 - 25) Answer Keys, Explanations at Examrace YouTube

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Fully Solved Set of 1 to 25 questions asked in CBSE NET January 2017 Geography Paper 3 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 Ria is an example of -

(1) Neutral shore

(2) Compound shore

(3) Emerged upland shore

(4) Submerged upland shore

Answer: 4

Q. 2 The Indian plateau owes its existence due to

(1) Compressional forces

(2) Tensional forces

(3) Emergence

(4) Subsidence

Answer: 3

Q. 3 The comprehensive theory of geosyncline was put forward by

(1) Hall and Dana

(2) E. Haug

(3) J. A. Steers

(4) J. W. Evans

Answer: 1

Q. 4 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
List-I

(Shape and Alignment of Dunes)

List-II

(Specific names of Dunes)

I.LongitudinalA.Reversing
II.TransverseB.Coastal
III.ParabolicC.Seif
IV.ComplexD.Barchan

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.CDBA
2.ABCD
3.BADC
4.DCAB

Answer: 1

Q. 5 Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List-I with ListII and Select the Correct Answer
List-I

(Theories of Cavern formation)

List-II

(Scholars)

I.Two cycle theoryA.Swinnerton
II.Water table theoryB.Gardner
III.Static water zone theoryC.Malott
IV.Invasion theoryD.Davis

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.CBAD
2.DABC
3.BCAD
4.DBCA

Answer: 2

Q. 6 Lateral planation theory of pediment formation was proposed by

(1) McGee

(2) Gilbert

(3) Lawson

(4) Davis

Answer: 2

Q. 7 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) . Select your answer from the codes given below:

Assertion (A) : Hawaii Island is a region of volcanic activity.

Reason (R) : Convergent plate margins are sites of volcanic eruptions.

Codes:

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

(2) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

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

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

Answer: 2

Q. 8 Which one of the following description is appropriate for the term ‘barotropic’ ?

(1) Isobars and isotherms are parallel

(2) Isobars and isotherms are not parallel

(3) Isobars and isohalines are parallel.

(4) Isobars and isohalines are not parallel.

Answer: 1

Q. 9 Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List-I with ListII and Select the Correct Answer
List-I

(Surface condition)

List-II

(Precipitation Efficiency (P-E) index)

I.ForestA.> 127
II.DesertB.< 16
III.Rain forestC.32 - 63
IV.GrasslandsD.64 - 127

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.CABD
2.CADB
3.DBCA
4.DBAC

Answer: 4

Q. 10 Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List-I with ListII and Select the Correct Answer
List-I

(Component)

List-II

(Volume % in dry air)

IOxygenA.0.03
IIArgonB.78.08
IIICarbon-di-oxideC.0.93
IV.NitrogenD.20.94

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.DBCA
2.DCAB
3.CDBA
4.DCBA

Answer: 2

Q. 11 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) . Select your answer from the codes given below:

Assertion (A) : Tropical climates are of special geographical interest.

Reason (R) : Over 75 % of the World՚s population inhabits between latitudes 30° N and 30°S.

Codes:

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

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

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

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

Answer: 3

Q. 12 In Koppen՚s Classification of climate the symbol Aw refers to

(1) Monsoon climate

(2) Tropical rainforest climate

(3) Steppe climate

(4) Tropical Savanna climate

Answer: 4

Q. 13 Which one of the following is the main energy Source for the formation of hurricanes?

(1) Geothermal energy of the Earth

(2) Latent heat derived from condensed water vapour

(3) Large scale fossil fuel burning

(4) Formation of Ozone (O3) hole

Answer: 2

Q. 14 Which one of the followings is the correct average air mass density at the surface of the Earth?

(1) 0.9 kgm-3

(2) 1.2 kgm-3

(3) 1.5 kgm-3

(4) 0.7 kgm-3

Answer: 2

Q. 15 In which one of the following atmospheric layers the temperature decreases with height an average rate of about 0.6°C per 100 m?

(1) Troposphere

(2) Stratosphere

(3) Thermosphere

(4) Ionosphere

Answer: 1

Q. 16 Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List-I with ListII and Select the Correct Answer
List-I

(Nature of the change)

List-II

(Possible anthropogenic causes)

IDesertification in the semi-arid areaA.Effect of groynes up the coast
IIGully development in a valley bottomB.Overgrazing
IIIIncreasing coast erosionC.Runoff from a new road
IV.Greater river-flood intensityD.Urbanisation

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.BCDA
2.BCAD
3.CBAD
4.DCBA

Answer: 2

Q. 17 Which one of the following was first to put forward the concept of ‘life form’ among plants in 1934?

(1) A. S. Moffat

(2) R. H. Whittaker

(3) Christen Raunkiaer

(4) E. O. Box

Answer: 3

Q. 18 Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List-I with ListII and Select the Correct Answer
List-I

(Sea configuration)

List-II

(Density in gm/cm3)

ISea waterA.2.4
IIOceanic crustB.1.03
IIIContinental crustC.2.8
IV.Continental marginD.2.9

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.DBAC
2.BDAC
3.BDCA
4.CDBA

Answer: 2

Q. 19 Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Table Contain Shows Match List-I with ListII and Select the Correct Answer
List-I

(Sea configuration)

List-II

(Deposits)

ISea bottomA.Hadalpelagic
IISurface layer of sea waterB.Pelagic province
IIIDeep-sea trenchesC.Benthic province
IV.Sea water columnD.Epipelagic zone

Codes:

Table Shows the Answer Codes
IIIIIIIV
1.CDBA
2.CDAB
3.DCBA
4.ADBC

Answer: 2

Q. 20 Which one of the following is the correct average slope angle of continental slope?

(1) 2°

(2) 4°

(3) 6°

(4) 8°

Answer: 2

Q. 21 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R) . Select your answer from the codes given below:

Assertion (A) : Coral reefs tend to be most extensively developed along the eastern edges of continents.

Reason (R) : Sea water is warmer than 20 °C.

Codes:

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

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A) .

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

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

Answer: 2

Q. 22 which one of the following is the main chemical composition of coral reefs?

(1) MgCO3 (Magnesium Carbonate)

(2) KCO3 (Potassium Carbonate)

(3) NaCl (Sodium Chloride)

(4) CaCO3 (Calcium Carbonate)

Answer: 4

Q. 23 The transition zone between two ecosystems is called

(1) Biotope

(2) Ecotone

(3) Biome

(4) Habitat

Answer: 2

Q. 24 who wrote the book ′ La Geographic Humaine?

(1) P. E. James

(2) Jeans Brunhes

(3) R J Johnston

(4) E. Jones

Answer: 2

Q. 25. Who amongst the following defined geography as a chorological Science?

(1) Richthofen

(2) Hettner

(3) Ptolemy

(4) Peter Haggett

Answer: 2

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