CBSE Class 9th Geography 2 – Physical features of India MCQs

The peninsular plateau is lying to the north of ____ river.

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The peninsular plateau is lying to the north of Narmada river

The ____ are young, rugged and fold mountains

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The Himalayas are young, rugged and fold mountains.

The largest riverine island in the world is:

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The largest riverine island in the world is Majuli.

'Ab' means:

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'Ab' means water.

Rivers split into numerous channels. These channels are known as:

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Rivers split into numerous channels, called distributaries.

The Ganga Plain extends between the rivers:

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The Ganga Plain extends between the Ghaghara and the Teesta rivers.

The Western Ghats are ____ than the Eastern Ghats.

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The Western Ghats are higher than the Eastern Ghats.

The highest point in the Eastern Ghats is _____.

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Mahendragiri (1,051 metres) is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats.

A bend in the rock strata resulting from the compression of an area of the earth's crust is called:

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A bend in the rock strata resulting from the compression of an area of the earth's crust is called folding.

'Kankar' is found in:

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Bhangar soil contains calcareous deposits known as Kankar.

The width of the Himalayas is _____ kilometres in Kashmir.

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The width of the Himalayas is 400 kilometres in Kashmir.

Which of these is not a tectonic plate?

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'Indo-Gangetic' is not the name of a plate, but of a plain.

Most of the world's earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur at:

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Most of the world's earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur at the plate margins.

The longest and the most important range of the Himachal is the ____ range.

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The Dhaula Dhar range is the longest and the most important range of the Himachal.

An ancient landmass in India is the _____.

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The peninsular plateau is the oldest landmass in India.

The area of the Northern Plains is ____ lakh square kilometres.

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The area of the Northern Plains is seven lakh square kilometres.

The eastward extension of the Indian peninsular plateau is called ___.

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The eastward extension of the Indian peninsular plateau is called Bundelkhand and Baghelkhand.

Which of these is not a major river of the Northern Plains?

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The Indus, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra are major rivers of the Northern Plains, but the Narmada is not.

Dudhva National park is in ____ region.

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Dudhva National park is in Northern plains region.

The Aravali ranges are ____ mountains.

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The Aravali ranges are old fold mountains.

There are ____ broad divisions of the Indian peninsular plateau.

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There are two broad divisions of the Indian peninsular plateau, namely, the Central Highlands and the Deccan Plateau.

The core of the Himalayas contains ___.

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The core of the Himalayas contains granite.

The highest peak in the Himalayas is ___.

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The highest peak in the Himalayas is Mount Everest in Nepal (8,848 metres).

The Deccan Plateau lies towards the south of the ____.

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The Deccan Plateau lies towards the south of the Narmada.

Gondwana land excludes:

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Gondwana land includes India, South America, Africa and Australia, but not North America.

Old alluvium is called ____.

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Old alluvium is called Bhangar.

The height of the Anai Mudi is ____ metres.

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The height of the Anai Mudi is 2,695 metres.

Which of these is not a tributary of the Indus?

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The Yamuna is a tributary of the Ganga.

The Himalayas cover a distance of ____ kilometres.

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The Himalayas cover a distance of 2,400 kilometres.

Udagamandalam is popularly called ____.

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Udhagamandalam is popularly called Ooty.

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