Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam Practice Questions for Geography Part 13

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Q. With reference to the Kayal of Kerala, consider the following statements:

1. They are soft water lagoons formed by the rivers just before flowing into the Arabian Sea.

2. Vembanad Kayal is the largest one and unlike others it is completely made of brackish water

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: (A)

Q. With reference to India՚s peninsular bloc, consider the following statements:

1. The peninsula is formed essentially by a great complex of very ancient gneisses and granite rocks

2. The Tharp Desert in Rajasthan is also an extension of the peninsular block

3. A major part of the west coast emerged from the ocean in the past

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 and 3 only

(C) 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (B)

Q. Consider the following statements regarding Fold Mountains:

1. Fold mountains are also called as Mountains of accumulation.

2. The unfolded waves of Fold Mountains are called synclines and are convex in shape.

3. Overriding portion of the thrust fold is termed a ‘nape’

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (D)

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Consider the Following Pairs
List - IList - II
1. ShieldMauna Loa (Hawaii volcanoes islands)
2. CompositeMount Paricutin Volcanoes (Mexico)
3. Cinder coneMount Etna (Sicily)

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

(A) 1 only

(B) 1 and 3 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (C)

Q. Consider the following statements:

1. The inner layers of the earth are formed due to the process of differentiation

2. The early atmosphere largely consisted of oxygen and very little of nitrogen.

3. Oxygen in the oceans Increased only after the atmosphere was saturated with it

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?

(a) 1 only

(B) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (C)

Q. With reference to antecedent rives, consider the following statements:

1. An antecedent stream is a stream that maintains its original course and pattern despite the changes in underlying rock topography.

2. The Himalayan Rivers are good examples of antecedent rivers in India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(B) 2 only

(C) Both 1 and 2

(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: (C)

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