Uttar Pradesh PSC Exam Practice Questions for Geography Part 19

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Q. With reference to Tsunami, consider the following statements:

1. Tsunamis are only generated by undersea earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

2. As it approaches the shore, its velocity increases.

3. The 2004 earthquake was caused by an undersea earthquake off the coast of Sumatra.

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: (C)

Q. With reference to the continent Antarctica, consider the following statements:

1. It is also known as a continent for science.

2. The Queen Maud Range divides the continent almost into two equal parts.

3. Mount Erebus is an active volcano located on it

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only

(D) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(D) 1,2 and 3

Answer: (D)

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