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Daily Prelim Quiz 1st July 2019

1. Consider the following bodies/organizations:
1. Central Ground Water Authority
2. Airport Economic Regularity Authority
3. Central pollution Control Board
Which of the above is/are statutory body/bodies?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following structures:
1. Hawaiian Islands
2. Himalayas
3. Red Sea Rift
Which of the above is/are example(s) of continent-continent convergent plate boundaries?

 
 
 
 

3. Which of the following waves is called compression-dilation waves or longitudinal waves?

 
 
 
 

4. Consider the following mountains:
1. Sierra Nevada
2. Rockies
3. Andes
4. Himalayas
Which of the above are Fold Mountains?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following pairs:
1. Isoneph→ a line on a weather map or chart connecting points having the same amount of
cloudiness
2. Isohaline→ a line on a map connecting points having the same duration of sunshine.
3. Isocheim→ a line on a map connecting points having the same average temperature in winter
Which of the above is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

6. Consider the following statements:
1. The discontinuity between the Earth’s mantle & outer core is called Gutenberg discontinuity
2. The discontinuity between the Earth’s crust & mantle is called Lehmann discontinuity
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following Oceanic trenches:
1. Mindanao Deep
2. Tonga Trench
3. Kuril Trench
Which of the above is/are located in the Pacific Ocean?

 
 
 
 

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