Exercise 9

Question 36 :

The term 'regur' refers to

A). deltaic alluvial soils
B). lateral soils
C). black cotton soils
D). red and yellow soils
Answer : Option C

Question 37 :

The umbra is

A). the inner portion of the moon's shadow
B). formed by tangents to the sun and moon
C). both (a) and (b)
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C

Question 38 :

The tunnel that connects France and Italy is

A). St. Gothard road tunnel
B). Mont Blane tunnel
C). Mersey (Queens way) tunnel
D). Orange Fish rivers tunnel
Answer : Option B

Question 39 :

The sequence of layers of atmosphere from earth to upwards is

A). troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere, mesopause, ionosphere(thermosphere, thermopause, exosphere)
B). troposphere, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere , ionosphere
C). troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
D). troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, mesosphere , exosphere, thermosphere, thermopause}
Answer : Option A

Question 40 :

The sediment deposited at the base of the glacier is called

A). till
B). moraine
C). glacial sand
D). None of the above
Answer : Option A