SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. Cinder cone is formed when lava cools down quickly.
    2. Basic lava cone is formed when lava flows out quickly.

    A)  Only 1 is correct

    B)         Only 2 is correct

    C)  Both 1 and 2 are correct

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] A cinder cone or scoria cone is a steep conical hill of loose pyroclastic fragments, such as either volcanic clinkers, cinders, volcanic ash, or scoria that has been built around a volcanic vent. They consist of loose pyroclastic debris formed by explosive eruptions or lava fountains from a single, typically cylindrical, vent.

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