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Geography GK Quiz

Q61. A pair of steps on the sides of a river valley is called
(a) levee
(b) terrace
(c) meander
(d) alluvial fan

Q62. Which of the following forces is responsible for the formation of erosional landforms
(a) Endogenic force
(b) Exogenic force
(c) Tectonic force
(d) Volcanic force

Q63. Who among the following postulated the concept of "base-level"
(a) James Hutton
(b) W.M. Davis
(c) J.W. Powell
(d) Walther Penck

Q64. In which of the following regions is the maximum insolation received
(a) Equatorial
(b) Tropical
(c) Polar
(d) Subtropical

Q65. Ozone content is maximum in the areas
(a) near the equator
(b) near the tropics
(c) poleward of 50°
(d) equatorward of 25°

Q66. Who among the following put forward the sector theory of urban morphology
(a) Burgess
(b) Dickinson
(c) Homer Hoyt
(d) Harris and Ullman

Q67. Who among the following put forward the sector theory of urban morphology
(a) Burgess
(b) Dickinson
(c) Homer Hoyt
(d) Harris and Ullman

Q68. The nucleated settlements are most likely to occur in
(a) deltas
(b) mountains
(c) arid regions
(d) very humid regions

Q69. Christaller's central place theory was modified by
(a) J. Brunhes
(b) A. Losch
(c) C.D. Harris
(d) H. Hoyt

Q70. Who among the following has attempted functional classification of cities
(a) Zelinsky
(b) Burgess
(c) Nelson
(d) Christaller

Q71. The theory of Industrial location was put forward by
(a) Weber
(b) von Thunen
(c) A. Miller
(d) R. Johnson

Q72. If the movement of the earth's crust or a major climatic change makes old stream young, it is called
(a) Consequent stream
(b) Subsequent stream
(c) Aggradation
(d) Rejuvination

Q73. Alluvial soils have generally a low mineral content of
(a) Nitrogen, phosphorus and potus
(b) Iron oxide and nitrogen
(c) Phosphate and potash
(d) Aluminium, nitrogen and potash


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