()

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

Q. 2 The Indian plateau owes its existence due to

(1) Compressional forces

(2) Tensional forces

(3) Emergence

(4) Subsidence

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

Q. 4 Match List-I with List–II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

 List-I (Shape and Alignment of Dunes) List-II (Specific names of Dunes) I. Longitudinal A. Reversing II. Transverse B. Coastal III. Parabolic C. Seif IV. Complex D. Barchan

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. C D B A 2. A B C D 3. B A D C 4. D C A B

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

 List-I (Theories of Cavern formation) List-II (Scholars) I. Two cycle theory A. Swinnerton II. Water table theory B. Gardner III. Static water zone theory C. Malott IV. Invasion theory D. Davis

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. C B A D 2. D A B C 3. B C A D 4. D B C A

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

(1) McGee

(2) Gilbert

(3) Lawson

(4) Davis

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.

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.

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

 List-I (Surface condition) List-II (Precipitation Efficiency (P-E) index) I. Forest A. > 127 II. Desert B. < 16 III. Rain forest C. 32 - 63 IV. Grasslands D. 64 - 127

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. C A B D 2. C A D B 3. D B C A 4. D B A C

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

 List-I (Component) List-II (Volume % in dry air) I Oxygen A. 0.03 II Argon B. 78.08 III Carbon-di-oxide C. 0.93 IV. Nitrogen D. 20.94

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. D B C A 2. D C A B 3. C D B A 4. D C B A

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.

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

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

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

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

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

 List-I (Nature of the change) List-II (Possible anthropogenic causes) I Desertification in the semi-arid area A. Effect of groynes up the coast II Gully development in a valley bottom B. Overgrazing III Increasing coast erosion C. Runoff from a new road IV. Greater river-flood intensity D. Urbanisation

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. B C D A 2. B C A D 3. C B A D 4. D C B A

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

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

 List-I (Sea configuration) List-II (Density in gm/cm3) I Sea water A. 2.4 II Oceanic crust B. 1.03 III Continental crust C. 2.8 IV. Continental margin D. 2.9

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. D B A C 2. B D A C 3. B D C A 4. C D B A

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

 List-I (Sea configuration) List-II (Deposits) I Sea bottom A. Hadalpelagic II Surface layer of sea water B. Pelagic province III Deep-sea trenches C. Benthic province IV. Sea water column D. Epipelagic zone

Codes:

 I II III IV 1. C D B A 2. C D A B 3. D C B A 4. A D B C

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

(1) 2°

(2) 4°

(3) 6°

(4) 8°

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.

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)

Q. 23 The transition zone between two ecosystems is called

(1) Biotope

(2) Ecotone

(3) Biome

(4) Habitat

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

(1) P. E. James

(2) Jeans Brunhes

(3) R J Johnston

(4) E. Jones

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

(1) Richthofen

(2) Hettner

(3) Ptolemy

(4) Peter Haggett