The outer-most range of the Himalayas is called the ____ range.

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The outer most range of the Himalayas is called the Shivalik range.

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.

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.

Which of these describes drainage patterns resembling the branches of a tree?

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Since many tributaries join the main river, the dendritic drainage pattern resembles the branches of a tree.

The Himalayas cover a distance of ____ kilometres.

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The Himalayas cover a distance of 2,400 kilometres.

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.

In its initial course, the river Indus forms:

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In its initial course, especially when it enters India near Ladakh, the Indus forms gorges and deep valleys.

The river Indus originates near lake:

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The river Indus originates near lake Mansarowar in Tibet.

An upland that is elevated and separates two drainage basins is called a water ____ .

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A water divide is an elevated upland that separates two drainage basins.

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.

What percentage of water on the earth is salt water?

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Nearly 97 per cent of water on the earth is salt water.

An ancient landmass in India is the _____.

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The peninsular plateau is the oldest landmass in India.

In its longitudinal extent, the Himalayas consist of ____ ranges.

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In its longitudinal extent, the Himalayas consist of three ranges.

Dudhva National park is in ____ region.

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Dudhva National park is in Northern plains region.

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.

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 Aravali ranges are ____ mountains.

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The Aravali ranges are old fold mountains.

The ____ are young, rugged and fold mountains

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The Himalayas are young, rugged and fold mountains.

The width of the Himalayas is _____ kilometres in Kashmir.

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The width of the Himalayas is 400 kilometres in Kashmir.

Gondwana land excludes:

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

The width of the Himalayas is ____ kilometres in Arunachal Pradesh.

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The width of the Himalayas is 150 kilometres in Arunachal Pradesh.

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 highest point in the Eastern Ghats is _____.

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

The world's largest drainage basin is that of the:

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The world's largest drainage basin is that of the Amazon river.

Which of these is not a tributary of the Indus?

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The Betwa is a tributary of the river Ganga.

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