Geomorphology - Geography Multiple Choice Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams

16 Which form of coal is usually used in Thermal Power Plants ?
A Anthracite
B Lignite
C Bituminous
D Peat

Answer: Option [C]
17 What is the scale of earthquake intensity ?
A Beaufort scale
B Seismic scale
C Secant scale
D None of these

Answer: Option [B]
18 The removal of curved plates of rocks layer by layer due to mechanical weathering is called :
A block disintegration
B deflation
C exfoliation
D partitioning

Answer: Option [C]
19 Mid-ocean ridge is formed due to the plate movement which is called :
A Convergent movement
B Divergent movement
C Transform fault movement
D Lateral slipping plate movement

Answer: Option [B]
20 What causes an Earthquake ?
A Frequent occurrence of cyclones
B Movement of plates of earth, which float on the hot volcanic mantle below the Earth's surface
C Underground nuclear explosions
D Drilling of crude oil

Answer: Option [B]

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