SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Match list I to list II and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
    List I List II (Characteristics)
    A. Bhabar 1. A narrow belt running in east west direction along the foot of the Shiwaliks
    B. Tarai 2. A narrow bely running in east-west direction marked by ill drained mushy lands
    C. Bhangar 3. Composed of new alluvium forming flood plains along the river hanks.
    D. Khadar 4. Composed of old alluviam above the level of the flood plains.

    A)  A\[\to \]2, B\[\to \]4, C\[\to \]1, D\[\to \]3

    B)   A\[\to \]3, B\[\to \]4, C\[\to \]1, D\[\to \]2

    C)  A\[\to \]1, B\[\to \]2, C\[\to \]3, D\[\to \]4

    D)  A\[\to \]1, B\[\to \]2. C\[\to \]4, D\[\to \]3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Bhangar (or Bangar) is composed of old alluvium of the Middle Pleistocene age and forms the alluvial terrace above the level of flood plains. It is often impregnated with calcareous concretions known as kankar. The khadar is composed of newer alluvium and forms flood plains along the river banks. A new layer of alluvium is deposited by the river almost every year.

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