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36 Zojila Pass connects :
A Kashmir and Tibet
B Nepal and Tibet
C Ladakh and Srinagar
D Leh and Kargil

Answer: Option [C]

Zojila Pass connects Ladakh and Srinagar. Zojila Pass connects Srinagar and Leh. Located in the Kargil district of Ladakh, it connects the Union Territories of Ladakh and Kashmir. Also known as the “Mountain Pass of Blizzards”, it runs at an altitude of 3,528 meters.

37 Which of the following is the main difference between the Western and Eastern Ghats ?
A Height
B Continuity
C Proximity to the coast
D Vegetation

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Continuity. Continuity is the main difference between the Western and Eastern Ghats. Western Ghats are continuous and can be crossed through passes only. But Eastern Ghats has been divided into several parts by large rivers.

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38 In which of the following, the Himalayan pass Shipki La located ?
A Chandra valley
B Hunza valley
C Nubra valley
D Sutlez valley

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Sutlez valley. In Sutlej valley the Himalayan pass Shipki La is located. A spur road on the Indian side rises to an altitude of 4,720 metres (15,490 ft) four km southwest of Shipki La. It is located in Kinnaur district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India, and Ngari Prefecture in Tibet, China.

39 Which one of the States in India has the broadest continental shelf ?
A Andhra Pradesh
B Gujarat
C Karnataka
D Tamil Nadu

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Gujarat. The Indian state of Gujarat had the highest continental shelf area, amounting to about 184,000 square kilometers, followed by the state of Maharashtra as of 2020. The union territory of Puducherry had the smallest continental shelf of one thousand square kilometers.

40 The new alluvial deposits found in the Gangetic plain are known as :
A bhabar
B bhangar
C khadar
D teral

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is khadar. The new alluvial deposits found in the Gangetic plain are known as Khadar. In the Gangetic plains, it has a low upland covered by laterite deposits. The Khadar belt lies in lowland areas after the Bangar belt. It is made up of fresh newer alluvium which is deposited by the rivers flowing down the plain.

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