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Geography Quiz 26. 03. 2018

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Question 1

Based on classification of resources, they can be categorized as Biotic and Abiotic resources. Consider these statements about it and choose the correct answer.
1). Due to some natural reasons, we have more abiotic resources than biotic which puts biotic resources always under pressure.
2). Abiotic resources are nearly 85% of the total resources.
3). It includes metallic, non-metallic and coal based resources.

Question 2

Talking about mineral resources, consider the following:
1). Metallic minerals such as copper, tin, lead and zinc may occur in almost pure form.
2). This occurrence is possible in veins and lodes.
3). Veins are a fissure in rock strata containing thin deposits of crystalline rock formed by extremely hot solutions rising from magma.
Which of the following is/are correct?

Question 3

Consider the following and choose the incorrect statement:
1) The plant and animal communities are less diversified on the land than in oceans.
2) Land organisms have lesser range of tolerance than the organisms in the oceans.
3) Aquatic ecosystems are more productive per unit area than the terrestrial ecosystems.

Question 4

Which of the following is/are correct about Meandering?
1) Meandering is a landform associated with the fluvial cycle of erosion and deposition.
2) Propensity of water flowing over very gentle gradients to work laterally on the banks is one of the reasons associated with meandering.
3) Coriolis force acting on the fluid water deflecting it like it deflects the wind makes meandering more prominent

Question 5

Consider the following w.r.t Weathering:
1) Weathering can be due to mechanical disintegration as well as chemical decomposition.
2) A very little or no motion of materials takes place in weathering.
3) It is an ex-situ process of rocks through the actions of various elements of weather and climate.
Which of the above is/are true?

Question 6

Consider the following statements :
1. On the planet Earth, the fresh water available for use amounts to about less than 1% of the total water found.
2. Of the total fresh water found on the planet Earth 95% is bound up in polar ice caps and glaciers.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
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