September 26, 2023
Consider the following statements:
1. In ancient times these were known as Manak Parbat.
2. The annual rainfall in this zone varies from 1500 mm to 1800 mm.
3. The altitude of this zone ranges from 350 metres to 1500 metres above mean sea level.
4. Longitudinal valleys called doons are formed.
The above statement(s) is/are correct about which of the following?
  • (A) Trans Himalayas
  • (B) Great Himalayas
  • (C) Middle Himalayas
  • (D) Shiwaliks
The formation of ‘Chos’ in Shivaliks are attributed to which of the following:
  • (A) Unconsolidated deposits
  • (B) Deforestation
  • (C) High rates of erosion
  • (D) All of the above
Match List 1 and List 2 and choose the correct answer
A. Shiwalik
B. Middle Himalayas
C. Trans Himalayas
1. Upper Pachhad
2. Pangi valley
3. Balh valley
  • (A) A-2 , B-3 , C-1
  • (B) A-1 , B-2 , C-3
  • (C) A-3 , B-1 , C-2
  • (D) A-2 , B-1 , C-3
Consider the following statements:
1. The Great Himalayan range separates the drainage of Spiti from that of Beas.
2. The lesser Himalayas are known as Pir Panjal in Chamba and Dhauladhar in Kangra.
3. The lesser Himalayas are series of parallel ranges with longitudinal valleys, the only exception being Kangra Valley which runs transverse to the main alignment.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 2 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3 only
Which of the following areas are found in the middle Himalayas?
  • (A) Upper areas of the tehsils of Pachhad and Renuka in Sirmaur district
  • (B) Karsog tehsil of Mandi district
  • (C) Palampur tehsil of Kangra district
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following range is intercepted by the Satluj at ‘Rampur – Bushahr’, by the Beas at ‘Larji’ and by the Ravi near ‘South West of Chamba’?
  • (A) Pir panjal
  • (B) Dhauladhar
  • (C) Great Himalayas
  • (D) Trans Himalayan region

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