Exercise 2

Question 11 :

The Shimla Convention is an agreement that sets


A). Shimla as a tourist spot
B). Shimla as the capital of Himachal Pradesh
C). boundary between India and Tibet
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C

Question 12 :

Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?


A). Formation of the rockies, India collides with Asia and the formation of the Himalayas and the Alps
B). Formation of the Appalachians and central European mountains
C). Splitting of India from Antarctic
D). Breaking up of Pangaea
Answer : Option A

Question 13 :

The oldest oil field in India is the ____ field, in ____


A). Anleshwar, Gujarat
B). Bombay High, Maharashtra
C). Nawagam, Gujarat
D). Digboi, Assam
Answer : Option D

Question 14 :

Unlike other parts of the Indian Coast, fishing industry has not developed along the Saurashtra coast because


A). there are few indentions suitable for fishing
B). of overwhelming dependence on agriculture and animal husbandary
C). the sea water is relatively more saline
D). of industrial development leading to widespread pollution of coastal area
Answer : Option B

Question 15 :

The mountain building in Himalayas began


A). about 45 million years ago
B). when the continental plates of India and Eurasia converged on each other
C). both (a) and (b)
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C