SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    A pyramid-shaped peak known as a horn is formed

    A)  By head ward erosion of a group of cirque on a mountain peak

    B)  When two or more valley glaciers merge to form a much larger glacier

    C)  As till is modified by floods of glacier melt water

    D)  When a continental glacier freezes to its underlying surface and ceases moving

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] A pyramidal peak, sometimes in its most extreme form called a glacial horn, is an angular, sharply-pointed mountain peak which results from the cirque erosion due to multiple glaciers diverging from a central point.

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