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Indian Geography Test 12
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Test series is based on following chapters.
Indian Geography Chapter 2: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA
Q1: Source of Ganga and Yamuna
Q2: Tallest section of the Himalayas.
Q3:Himalaya range isn't stable like western ghats
Debris, avalanches, landslides occur frequently in the Himalayas as they are techtnically active, made up of sedimentary, unconsolidated or semi consolidated rocks.
They have steep slopes.
Nilgiris slightly techtonically stable and have have hard rocks so land slides are less frequent. However direct rockfall is seen due to steep slopes, heavy rains and mechanical weathering due to temperature and escarpments.
Q4:When rivers are obstructed by mountains they spread out to form lakes. The lakes dry up when the rivers find paths through the mountains. These dried up lakes are called
Q5: Importance of Himalayas:
Prevents cold Siberian winds from entering into India.
Himalayas are responsible for rainfall in north east. Also without them there would be no Tibet plateau and India would have been a desert.
They split the sub tropical jet streams into two bringing winter rain to India.
The mountains have same orogeny as the main Himalayas
From north to south the mountains are patkai, naga and mizo hills..
The elevation decreases from north to south.
Q7: border between Arunachal Pradesh and Myanmar.
naga and mizo hills
Q8: Andaman and Nicobar islands are extension of
Q9: Which is true ?
Manipuri hills – border between Manipuri and Myanmar.
Manipur has loktak lake
Mizoram has molassis basin which are soft unconsolidated deposits.
Q10: Youngest physiographic feature in India.
Q11: Part of the northern plains:
Babhar – alluvial fans of rivers with course boulders and not suitable for cultivation.
Khadar – new flood plains with very fertile soil
Bangar – old flood plains with calcerous kanker formation; less fertile
Q12: largest river of India by volume.
Q13: It represents the water divide of central India
Q14: Which is true ?
Worlds largest freshwater lakes are rift valleys.
Narmada and tapti are old rift valleys.
Q15: Western Ghats:
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Height of the Western ghats decreases from north to south.
Anaimudi is the highest peak in the Deccan.
Q16: Which is true ?
Andaman and Nicobar are separated by the 10° channel
Lakshadweep by 11° channel
Barren island in Nicobar is india's only active volcano.
Q17: The western and the eastern ghats meet at
Q18:Western coastal plain:
Narrower and steeper with fast flowing rivers but no deposits.
Rivers form estuaries not deltas.
Good for port development
Q19: Southern hills of India from north to south are
Nilgiri, Palani, Anamalai and Cardamom
Nilgiri, Anamalai, Palani, and Cardamom
Palani, Anamalai and Nilgiri, Cardamom
Anamalai and Cardamom, Nilgiri, Palani,
Q20: East flowing rivers
kaveri, godawari, krishna, meghna
tungabhadra, mahanadi, damodar, subarnarekha.
Q21: Olive ridley turtles
the most abundant sea turtles in the world
Live in warm waters of pacific, atlantic and indian ocean
Odissa coast is the largest mass hatching site for olive ridley turtles.
Q22: West flowing river
Narmada and Tapti
These rivers form no delta
they dont carry any alluvial sediments.
Q23: inter tropical convergence zone is a ___ zone
Q24: Indian monsoon is due to
The apparent movement of the sun in northern hemisphere in summer
This creates a Tropical Eastern Jetstream which descends at Madagascar and creates a high pressure zone there.
An inter tropical convergence zone [ITCZ] formed at equator moves to Tibetan plateau.
Q25: Fluctuations in Indian monsoon:
If the Indian ocean dipole is weak.
Southern oscillation is reversed or not strong.
SWTJ doesn’t retreat from India or comes back once again, Inadequate heating of Tibetan plateau.
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