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Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Physical Features of India MCQ

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Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Physical Features of India MCQ

 

Which physical feature in India is considered one of the ancient landmasses on Earth?
a) Himalayas
b) Northern Plains
c) Peninsular Plateau
d) Islands
Answer: c) Peninsular Plateau

 

Which region in India is geologically considered as one of the most stable land blocks?
a) Himalayas
b) Northern Plains
c) Peninsular Plateau
d) Islands
Answer: c) Peninsular Plateau

 

Which physical feature in India displays a youthful topography with high peaks, deep valleys, and fast-flowing rivers?
a) Himalayas
b) Northern Plains
c) Peninsular Plateau
d) Deserts
Answer: a) Himalayas

 

Which type of rocks predominantly form the peninsular plateau in India?
a) Sedimentary rocks
b) Metamorphic rocks
c) Igneous rocks
d) Alluvial deposits
Answer: c) Igneous rocks

 

What type of deposits form the northern plains in India?
a) Igneous and metamorphic rocks
b) Alluvial deposits
c) Sedimentary rocks
d) Plateaus
Answer: b) Alluvial deposits

 

How long is the Himalayan mountain range in India?
a) Approximately 1,200 kilometers
b) Approximately 2,400 kilometers
c) Approximately 4,800 kilometers
d) Approximately 6,000 kilometers
Answer: b) Approximately 2,400 kilometers

 

Which is the northern-most range of the Himalayas?
a) The Great or Inner Himalayas
b) The Lesser Himalayas
c) The Shivalik Range
d) The Himadri Range
Answer: d) The Himadri Range

 

What is the average height of peaks in the Great or Inner Himalayas?
a) 2,000 meters
b) 4,000 meters
c) 6,000 meters
d) 8,000 meters
Answer: c) 6,000 meters

 

Which direction do the Himalayas run in India?
a) North-south
b) East-west
c) Northeast-southwest
d) Northwest-southeast
Answer: b) East-west

What is the core composition of the Great Himalayas?
a) Sedimentary rocks
b) Granite
c) Metamorphic rocks
d) Limestone
Answer: b) Granite

 

Which part of the Himalayas is known as Himachal or lesser Himalaya?
a) The Great or Inner Himalayas
b) The Pir Panjal range
c) The Dhaula Dhar range
d) The Shiwaliks
Answer: b) The Pir Panjal range

 

Which range in the lesser Himalayas is the longest and most important?
a) The Pir Panjal range
b) The Dhaula Dhar range
c) The Mahabharat range
d) The Himadri range
Answer: a) The Pir Panjal range

 

What is the average width of the lesser Himalayas?
a) 10 kilometers
b) 50 kilometers
c) 100 kilometers
d) 500 kilometers
Answer: b) 50 kilometers

 

Which is the outer-most range of the Himalayas?
a) The Great or Inner Himalayas
b) The Lesser Himalayas
c) The Pir Panjal range
d) The Shiwaliks
Answer: d) The Shiwaliks

Which valleys lying between the lesser Himalaya and the Shiwaliks are known as Duns?
a) Gorges
b) Basins
c) Plains
d) Glaciers
Answer: c) Plains

 

Which river marks the eastern-most boundary of the Himalayas?
a) Indus
b) Ganga
c) Brahmaputra
d) Dihang
Answer: c) Brahmaputra

 

Which hills are part of the Purvachal or Eastern hills and mountains in the northeastern states?
a) Pir Panjal hills
b) Naga hills
c) Dhaula Dhar hills
d) Shiwalik hills
Answer: b) Naga hills

 

Which river systems have played a significant role in the formation of the northern plain?
a) Indus, Ganga, and Yamuna
b) Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra
c) Ganga, Brahmaputra, and Godavari
d) Brahmaputra, Ganga, and Mahanadi
Answer: b) Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra

 

Which part of the Northern Plain is referred to as the Punjab Plains?
a) Western part
b) Eastern part
c) Central part
d) Southern part
Answer: a) Western part

 

What is the name given to the narrow belt where rivers deposit pebbles and streams disappear in the Northern Plains?
a) Terai
b) Bhangar
c) Khadar
d) Bhabar
Answer: d) Bhabar

 

Which region in the Northern Plains is characterized by wet, swampy, and marshy conditions?
a) Terai
b) Bhangar
c) Khadar
d) Bhabar
Answer: a) Terai

 

Which national park is located in the terai region of the Northern Plains?
a) Gir National Park
b) Dudhwa National Park
c) Ranthambore National Park
d) Jim Corbett National Park
Answer: b) Dudhwa National Park

 

What is the name given to the older alluvium in the Northern Plains, forming a terrace-like feature?
a) Terai
b) Bhangar
c) Khadar
d) Bhabar
Answer: b) Bhangar

 

Which deposits in the Northern Plains are renewed almost every year, making them fertile for intensive agriculture?
a) Terai
b) Bhangar
c) Khadar
d) Bhabar
Answer: c) Khadar

 

What type of rocks primarily make up the Peninsular Plateau?
a) Sedimentary rocks
b) Volcanic rocks
c) Sandstone rocks
d) Limestone rocks
Answer: b) Volcanic rocks

 

Which river divides the Peninsular Plateau into two broad divisions, namely the Central Highlands and the Deccan Plateau?
a) Godavari River
b) Krishna River
c) Narmada River
d) Tapti River
Answer: c) Narmada River

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