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Social Science (Geography) Questions For CTET 2017 Exam

Social Science (Geography) Questions For CTET 2017 Exam_30.1
Q1.Which of the following is an example of organic rock ?

(a) Marble
(b) Coal
(c) Granite
(d) None of these

Q2.The Pennines (Europe), the Appalachians (America) and the Aravallis (India) are examples of

(a) young mountains
(b) old mountains
(c) block mountains
(d) fold mountains

Q3.Metamorphic rocks are those derived from—

(a) Igneous rocks
(b) Sedimentary rocks
(c) Both
(d) Neither igneous nor sedimentary

Q4. Which is the oldest mountain range?

(a) Urals
(b) Karakoram
(c) Great Dividing Range
(d) None of these

Q5. Erosion of soil by a river mainly depends upon—

(a) Its depth
(b) Its length
(c) Its speed at which it flows
(d) Its width

Q6.The elevated regions that have escaped weathering and erosion and appear in the form of mountains are called _________.

(a) Fold Mountains
(b) Block Mountains
(c) Volcanic Mountains
(d) Residual Mountains

Q7.Ema is an example of—

(a)Active volcano
(b)Dormant volcano
(c)Extinct volcano
(d)Plateau in a volcano region

Q8. Which of the following is the world’s largest desert?

(a) The Great Australian Desert
(b) Arabian Desert
(c) Gobi
(d) Sahara

Q9. A drainage pattern occurs when tributaries join a river and erode a valley at right angles.

(a) Rectangular
(b) Radial
(c) Dendritic
(d) Trellis 

Q10. Soil erosion can be prevented by:
(a)allowing herbivorous animals to graze freely
(b)making the land sloppy
(c)adding chemicals to increase cohesion
(d)growing plants on a large scale to form soil cover


S1. Ans.(b)

S2. Ans.(b)

S3. Ans.(c)