Exercise 2

Question 6 :

The highest average salinity amongst the following seas is reported from

A). Dead Sea
B). Red Sea
C). Black Sea
D). Mediterranean Sea
Answer : Option A

Question 7 :

The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which of the following?

A). Volcanic mountains
B). Residual mountains
C). Block mountains
D). Fold mountains
Answer : Option D

Question 8 :

The heavy day soils that show significant expansion and contraction due to the presence or absence of moisture is called

A). aridsols
B). vertisols
C). histosols
D). andisols
Answer : Option B

Question 9 :

The HBJ Upgradation project, upgraded the capacity of HBJ pipeline from 18.2 MM SC MD to

A). 20 MM SC MD
B). 33.4 MM SC MD
C). 22.3 MM SC MD
D). 29.6 MM SC MD
Answer : Option B

Question 10 :

The highest mountains on earth namely Mount Everest, K2, Kanchenjanga are located in

A). the greater Himalayas
B). the Lesser Himalayas
C). the outer Himalayas
D). None of the above
Answer : Option A