• 1.  The Himalayas consist of three parallel ranges in its longitudinal extent. Which of the following is the name of the northern-most range?

  • The Himadri
  • The Himachal
  • The Shivaliks
  • The Purvanchal
  • 2.  Which of the following are young-fold mountains?

  • The Aravalis
  • The Nilgiris
  • The Himalayas
  • The Sahyadri
  • 3.  Geologically, which of the following physiographic divisions of India is supposed to be one of the most stable land blocks?

  • The Himalayas
  • The Northern Plains
  • The Peninsular Plateau
  • The Indian Desert
  • 4.  Which of the following physiographic divisions of India was formed out of accumulations in the Tethys geosyncline?

  • The Himalayas
  • The Northern Plains
  • The Peninsular Plateau
  • The Indian Desert
  • 5.  Which of the following countries or continents was not a part of the ancient landmass of Gondwanaland?

  • India
  • Australia
  • Europe
  • South America
  • 6.  Which of the following divisions of India has the oldest landmass?

  • The Himalayas
  • The Northern Plains
  • The Peninsular Plateau
  • The Indian Desert
  • 7.  According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ what have been the effects of the movement of the plates?

  • Change in position and size of continents.
  • Formation of ocean basins.
  • Evolution of the present landforms and relief of India.
  • All of the above.
  • 8.  According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ when some plates move away from each other, which of the following is formed?

  • Convergent boundary
  • Divergent boundary
  • Transform boundary
  • None of the above
  • 9.  According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ the movement of the plates result in some geological activity. Which one of the following is not such a geological activity?

  • Volcanic activity
  • Folding
  • Faulting
  • Glaciation
  • 10.  Which of the following is a plausible theory presented by Earth scientists to explain the formation of continents and oceans and the various landforms?

  • Theory of Motion
  • Theory of Plate Tectonics
  • Theory of Evolution
  • Theory of Relativity
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