Geography

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Assertion (A): Bangalore receives much higher average annual rainfall than that of Mangalore.

Reason (R): Banglore has the benefit of receiving rainfall both from south-west and north-east monsoons.

Examine above two statements carefully and select the answer using the code given below.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
no
Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A
no
A is true but R is false
no
A is false but R is true
yes
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The mountain formed on the earth crust due to tension is called....
Young folded mountain
no
Old folded mountain
no
Laccolith mountain
no
Block mountain
yes
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The correct sequence of the eastward flowing rivers of the peninsular India from north to south is......
Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Cauvery and Vaigai
yes
Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vaigai and Pennar
no
Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Pennar and Vaigai
no
Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Krishna, Godavari, Cauveri, Vaigai and Pennar
no
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Which one of the following is not a lagoon?
Ashtamudi lake
no
Chilka lake
no
Periyar lake
yes
Pulicat lake
no
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Consider the following two statements:

Assertion (A): Areas lying within five to eight degrees latitude on either side of the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.

Reason (R): High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rain to fall mostly in the afternoons near the equator.

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
yes
Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A
no
A is true but R is false
no
A is false but R is true
no
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Consider the following two statements:

Assertion (A): The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude.

Reason (R): The capacity to hold moisture in the form of water vapor is related to temperature.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
yes
Both A and R are true but R is NOT the correct explanation of A
no
A is true but R is false
no
A is false but R is true
no
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Which one of the following statements is correct?
Cirrus clouds are composed of ice crystals
yes
Cirrus clouds exhibit a flat base and have the appearance of rising domes
no
Cumulus clouds are white and thin and form delicate patches and give a fibrous and feathery appearance
no
Cumulus clouds are classified as high clouds
no
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The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high as compared to coastal areas. What is/are the reason/reasons?

1. Thermal difference between land and water.
2. Variation in altitude between continents and oceans.
3. Presence of strong winds in the interior
4. Heavy rains in the interior as compared to coasts.
1 only
yes
1 and 2 only
no
2 and 3 only
no
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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The Narmada river flows to the west, while most other large peninsular rivers flow to the east. Why?

1. It occupies a linear rift valley.
2. It flows between the Vindhyas and the Satpuras.
3. The land slopes to the west from Central India.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
1 only
yes
2 and 3
no
1 and 3
no
None
no
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When you travel in Himalayas, you will see the following: 
1. Deep gorges 
2. U-turn river courses 
3. Parallel mountain ranges 
4. Steep gradients causing land sliding

Which of the above can be said to be the evidences for Himalayas being young fold mountains?
1 & 2 Only
no
1, 2 & 4 Only
no
3 & 4 Only
no
1, 2, 3 & 4
yes
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