UGC-CBSE NET (GEOGRAPHY-80) PRACTICE SET-6


1. When endogenetic forces act horizontally from the opposite directions causing compression and tension, the resultant landform is a large dome shaped structure, the process is called
(A)  Folding 
(B)  Faulting
(C)  Fracturing 
(D)  Warping

2. Which  one  of  the  following  explanations  of  the  origin  of  pediments  was  first propounded by A.C. Lawson (1915) ?
(A)  Sheet flood deposition 
(B)  Horizontal erosion
(C)  Recession of mountain front 
(D)  Lateral erosion

3. 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)  :  By  far  the  most  common  and  widespread  topographic  form  in  a Karst terrain is the sinkhole.
Reason (R) :  Topographically,  a  sinkhole  is  a  depression  that  varies  in  depth from less than a meter to few hundred meters.
Codes :
(A)  Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B)  Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C)  (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D)  (A) is false but (R) is true.
4. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
List-I  (Books)                                                     List-II (Authors)
(a)  Morphology of the Earth                       (i)  C.A. King
(b)  Techniques in Geomorphology           (ii)  Jeffreys
(c)  The Earth                                                 (iii)  L.C. King
(d)  The Unstable Earth                               (iv)  J. A. Steers
Codes : 
        (a)  (b)  (c)  (d) 
(A)  (iii)  (i)  (ii)  (iv) 
(B)  (ii)  (iv)  (iii)  (i) 
(C)  (iii)  (ii)  (i)  (iv) 
(D)  (iv)  (i)  (ii)  (iii)

5. Arrange  the  following  concepts  in  the  order  in  which  they  appeared. Use the code below:
 I.  Principle of Uniformitarianism
 II.  Theory of Continental Drift.
 III.  Dynamic Equilibrium Theory
 IV.  Convection Current Theory
Codes :
(A)  I  III  IV  II 
(B)  II  I  IV  III
(C)  IV  I  II  III 
(D)  I  II  IV  III

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6. 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)  :  Stable  atmospheric  condition  prevails  when  environmental  lapse rate is less than dry and wet adiabatic lapse rates.
Reason (R) :  The parcel of air is warmer than the surrounding environment at all the levels as it ascends.
Codes :
(A)  Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(B)  Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
(C)  (A) is true but (R) is false.
(D)  (A) is false but (R) is true.

7. The mature stage of thunderstorm is characterized by
(A)  Strong updrafts and downdrafts
(B)  Lack of electrical charges
(C)  End of precipitation
(D)  Lack of ice crystals

8. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using codes given below :
List – I                                                                                    List – II
(a)  Katabatic Wind                          (1) Warm  dry  winds  moving  down  the  east slopes of Rockies
(b)  Chinooks                                     (2) Warm dry winds in Southern California
(c)  Santa Ana                                    (3) Cold air situated over highland area set in motion
(d)  Foehn                                           (4) Warm dry winds moving down the east slopes of Alps
Codes : 
        (a)  (b)  (c)  (d) 
 (A)  (2)  (1)  (3)  (4) 
 (B)  (3)  (1)  (2)  (4) 
 (C)  (1)  (3)  (4)  (2) 
 (D)  (4)  (2)  (3)  (1)

9. The idealised global pattern of surface wind from the equator to pole is
(A)  Doldrums – trade winds – westerlies – easterlies
(B)  Doldrums – westerlies – trade winds – easterlies
(C)  Doldrums – easterlies – trade winds – westerlies
(D)  Doldrums – trade winds – easterlies – westerlies

10. The marine influence upon climate results into
(A)  Increase in annual rainfall
(B)  Increase in aridity
(C)  Increase in annual temperature range

(D)  Decrease in annual temperature range 


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