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Geography Quiz 16. 04. 2018

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Question 1

Consider these:
1) The higher concentration of dust particles is found in subtropical and temperate regions in comparison to equatorial and Polar Regions.
2) Dust and salt particles act as hygroscopic nuclei around which water vapour condenses to produce clouds.
3) Dust particles are only concentrated in the lower layers of the atmosphere.
Which of the above is/are true?

Question 2

Consider the following statements about Point bars:
1) Point bars are found on the concave side of meanders of large rivers.
2) Unlike Meander bars, point bars are deposited in a linear fashion by flowing waters along the bank.
3) They are almost uniform in profile and contain mixed sizes of sediments.
Which of the above is/are NOT correct?

Question 3

Consider the following and choose the incorrect statement(s):
1) The global distribution of temperature can well be understood by studying the temperature distribution in January and June.
2) In January the isotherms deviate to the north over the continent and to the south over the ocean.

Question 4

Which of the following is/are correct about topography as factor of soil formation?
1) Over gentle slopes where erosion is slow and percolation of water is present, soil formation is not much favourable.
2) Soils will be thin on steep slopes and thick over flat upland areas.
3) The influence of topography is felt through the amount of exposure of a surface covered by parent materials to sunlight and the amount of surface and sub-surface drainage over and through the parent materials

Question 5

Which of these is NOT correct about Diamonds in India?
1) It is found as scattered crystals in a sedimentary rock called Kimberlite.
2) As per its distribution, it is found in Panna belt, Raipur, Kurnool and Anantapura.

Question 6

W.r.t wind energy, consider the following:
1) Offshore wind energy involves the use of wind farms constructed not just in the sea but also in inshore water bodies.
2) The leading state in onshore wind power in terms of potential is Gujrat.
Which of the above is/are correct?
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