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Test series is based on following chapters.
Indian Geography Chapter 3: LANDFORMS ON THE EARTH
Q1: Fold mountains called as
youngest mountains of the earth.
Q2: Fold Mountains are formed by
due to compressive force of the plates.
either of continental – continental convergence origin or continental - oceanic convergence origin
Therefore only compression is the force that creates Fold Mountains.
Q3: They are the most widespread and most important mountains
Q4: These mountains are associated with volcanic activity and mineral wealth
Q5: They are called mountains of elevation
Q6: Characteristics of Fold Mountains
Extensive mountain chain
Formed along unstable part of the earth, Sedimentary deposits of marine origin if formed from continent - continent convergence.
Q7: ____ are elongated narrow depressions on continental margins
Q8: These mountains have sediments of marine origin.
Q9: Block mountains
These are formed due to forces within the interior of the earth.
caused due to tension and compression
both a and b
Q10: The portion of block mountains that is uplifted is called
Q11: sinking part of block mountain is called
Q12: Characteristics of Block mountains
Not true mountains
The differential erosion of horst gives it a look like a mountain range.
Q13: It is raised land due to erosion of mountain from glaciers or deposition from winds or lava.
Q14: These plateaus are the most extensive and highest in the world
Q15: These are formed from the action of glaciation and rivers on plateaux
Q16: These are the most populated areas of the world. They are most fit for human habitation.
Q17: Aravalli, Vindhyas and Satpuda are
Q18: highly fluid, gentle rising slopes and broad, flattened tops is called ____ volcanoes
Q19: less fluid lava with large craters and steep slopes is due to ___ volcanoes
Q20: highest and most common type of volcano
Q21: In some volcanoes the top of the cone collapses into the vent or is blown off, Sometimes a lake may form in this depression and is called a
Q22: The greatest concentration of volcanoes is along the Cir-cum Pacific region which is also known as the
Pacific Ring of Fire
atlantic ring of fire
Q23: Third longest river in the world.
Q24: Granaries of the world
Q25: These lakes are formed due to sinking of land between two parallel faults
rift valley lakes
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