UPSC Geography Climate Question Bank Physiography and Climatic Zone

  • question_answer Match list I with list II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
    List-I (Agents of erosion) List-II (Topographical feature)
    A. Running water 1.  Cirque
    B. Glacier 2.  Barchan
    C. Wind 3.  Rift Valley
    D. Underground Water 4.   Do line
    5.  Gorge

    A)  A-5; B-1; C-2; D-4

    B)  A-5; B-2; C-1; D-3

    C)  A-4; B-2; C-1; D-5

    D)  A-3; B-4; C-1; D-2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     Running water - Gorge (A deep, narrow valley with sleep rocky sides, often with a stream flowing through it. Gorges arc smaller and narrower than canyons and arc often a part of a canyon.) Glacier - Cirque (A cirque is an amp hi theatre-like valley formed by glacial erosion.) Wind - Barchan is a crescent-shaped dune. Underground water - Do line


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