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General Physical Geography

10th Class - CBSE - General Knowledge - 695 Questions - 0 Concepts

Important Questions

Q1 Single Correct Hard
Choose the correct statement:
1. Purga is snow laden cold wind in Russian Tundra.
2. Bise is an extremely cold wind in France.
3. Yamo is a warm and dry wind in Japan.
4. Santa Ana is a warm and dry wind in Argentina.
  • A. 1 and 2
  • B. 1,2 and 4
  • C. 1,2 and 3
  • D. All of these

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Q2 Single Correct Hard
Match the following.
List I
(Fault Type)
List II
(Description)
(A) Strike slip(1) Offset is predominantly horizontal to fault trace
(B) Dip-slip(2) Offset is perdominantly perpendicular to fault trace
(C) Oblique-slip(3) Combines strike and dip slip
(D) Transform fault(4) Special class of strike-slip
  • A. A-1; B-2; C-3; D-4
  • B. A-1; B-4; C-3; D-2
  • C. A-3; B-2; C-1; D-4
  • D. A-4; B-1; C-2; D-3

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Q3 Single Correct Hard
Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
List I
(Weathering Type)
List II
(Landform / Process)
(A) Chemical weathering(1) Till
(B) Mechanical weathering(2) Oxidation
(C) Glacial deposits(3) Plant roots
(D) Deposition by ground water(4) Stalactite
  • A. A-2; B-3; C-1; D-4
  • B. A-2; B-1; C-3; D-4
  • C. A-4; B-1; C-3; D-2
  • D. A-4; B-3; C-1; D-2

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Q4 Single Correct Hard
Match the following
List I
(Plutonic landforms)
List II
(Orientation/ Shape)
(A) Sills(1) Intrusion along sedimentary bedding plane (horizontal)
(B) Laccoliths(2) Igneous mound with dome shaped upper surface (with conduit from bottom)
(C) Lopoliths(3) Saucer shaped, shallow basin
(D) Phacoliths(4) Lens shaped mass occupying crest of anticline, or bottom of syncline
  • A. A-1; B-2; C-3; D-4
  • B. A-3; B-1; C-2; D-4
  • C. A-4; B-3; C-2; D-1
  • D. A-2; B-4; C-3; D-1

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Q5 Single Correct Hard
Arrange the following in terms of more degree of flexure.
  • A. Symmetric fold, over fold, recumbent fold, nappe
  • B. Symmetric fold, recumbent, over fold, nappe
  • C. Symmetric fold, nappe, over fold, recumbent
  • D. Over fold, symmetric fold, nappe, recumbent

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Q6 Single Correct Hard
Mountain building is a very slow process that take place through multiple ways. Choose which are included:
(1) Plate tectonics
(2) Folding and faulting
(3) Volcanic activity
(4) Igneous intrusion
  • A. 1 and 4
  • B. 1 and 2
  • C. 1, 3 and 4
  • D. All of these

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Q7 Single Correct Hard
What is the relationship between solar day and sidereal day?
  • A. Solar day is shorter than sideral day
  • B. Solar day is longer than sideral day
  • C. Both are equal
  • D. There is no relationship between the two

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Q8 Single Correct Hard
Consider the following statements:
(1) Our Solar System is located in the Orion arm of the Milky Way galaxy, about two-thirds of the way out from the centre.
(2) The Solar System formed from an interstellar cloud of dust and gas, or nebula about 4.6 billion years ago.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  • A. Only 1
  • B. Only 2
  • C. Both 1 and 2
  • D. None of these

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Q9 Single Correct Hard
Match the following
List I
(waves)
List II
(Characteristic)
(A) Body waves(1) Travel through interior of Earth
(B) Surface waves(2) Decay's more rapidly, more destructive
(C) P waves(3) Compressional waves, longitudinal in nature, travel through all media
(D) S waves(4) Transverse waves displace ground perpendicular to direction of propagation
  • A. A-1; B-2; C-3; D-4
  • B. A-3; B-2; C-1; D-4
  • C. A-4; B-1; C-3; D-2
  • D. A-3; B-1; C-2; D-4

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Q10 Single Correct Hard
During the recent Venus transit (June 2012), the planet appeared as a tiny black circle moving on the Sun. The black colour on the Sun is because the planet _________.
  • A. is black in colour
  • B. obstructed all light from the Sun
  • C. as invisible due to bright rays from the Sun
  • D. behaved as a black hole during its transit

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