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Geomorphology MCQs | Geography Objective Questions and Answers

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1 Residual hill in the desert region is known as :
A Inlier
B Inselberg
C Playa
D Pediment

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Inselberg. Residual Hill in the Desert Region is known as Inselberg. An inselberg or monadnock is an isolated rock hill, knob, ridge, or small mountain that rises abruptly from a gently sloping or virtually level surrounding plain.

2 Which of the following represents a process of chemical weathering ?
A Thermal expansion and contraction
B Mass exfoliation
C Hydration and Hydrolysis
D Frost action and crystal growth

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Hydration and Hydrolysis. The major reactions involved in chemical weathering are oxidation, hydrolysis, and carbonation.

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3 The most ideal conditions for the chemical weathering are found in :
A cold and dry regions
B cold and humid regions
C hot and dry regions
D hot and humid regions

Answer: Option [D]

The most ideal conditions for the chemical weathering are found in hot and humid regions. Chemical weathering generally takes place in hot and humid areas where there is a lot of water. This is because water is important to many of the chemical reactions that can take place.

4 The instrument used for recording earthquake waves is :
A barograph
B hydrograph
C pantograph
D seismograph

Answer: Option [D]

The instrument used for recording earthquake waves is seismograph. Seismographs are instruments used to record the motion of the ground during an earthquake. They are installed in the ground throughout the world and operated as part of a seismographic network.

5 When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, it is called as :
A geostrophic wind
B polar wind
C westerlies
D trade winds

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is geostrophic wind. Geostrophic winds come about because pressure gradient force and Coriolis force come into balance after the air begins to move.

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