SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. Alluvial fans and alluvial cones are formed by the depositional work of rivers at the foothill.
    2. Coalescing of a number of adjacent alluvial fans leads to formation of a flood plain. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 only

    B)         2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] In the course of time, a series of adjacent alluvial cones coalesce to form an extensive piedmont alluvial plain or bajada which may extend for several kilometres away from the mountain front.

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