Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

Consider the following minerals:

1. Gypsum

2. Feldspar

3. Quartz

4. Diamond

On the basis of their hardness, which of the following is the correct increasing order:

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. Igneous rocks are developed during volcanic eruptions.

2. Plutonic rocks are formed due to cooling of lava on the surface of the Earth.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

Consider the following statements:

1. Cement is a non-metallic minerals.

2. Mica forms 14 per cent of the earth’s crust.

3. There is no single element minerals.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Which of the following is/are responsible for formation of lakes on the Earth’s surface?

1. Volcanism

2. Glaciation

3. Movement of tectonic plates

4. Act of landslides or mudslides

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Q5

In which of the following landform surface drainage is absent?

Q6

Which of the following process is primarily responsible for scratching, polishing and worn away of rock surfaces in desert landforms?

Q7

With reference to glacial cycle of erosion, consider the following statements:

1. Emergence of a ‘U’-shaped valley marks the beginning of old age.

2. Hanging valleys are prominent feature of youth stage.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. Playas are shallow lakes where water is retained only for short duration.

2. They are good source of salt.

3. Didwana lake of Rajasthan is a good example of playa.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q9

Which of the following landforms formed due to glaciation? 

  1. Cirque
  2. Moraines
  3. Barkhan
  4. Bergschrund

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q10

Which of the following factors control the formation of soils?

  1. Parent material
  2. Topography
  3. Climate 
  4. Biological activity
  5. Time

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q11

Consider the following pairs

       Process                 Driving Force/Energy

  1. Weathering            - Molecular Stress
  2. Mass Movements  - Kinetic Energy
  3. Erosion                  - Gravitational force

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

 

Q12

Consider the following pairs

       Process                 Driving Force/Energy

  1. Weathering            - Molecular Stress
  2. Mass Movements  - Kinetic Energy
  3. Erosion                  - Gravitational force

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

 

Q13

Which of the following is the hardest mineral?

 

Q14

Consider the following statements

  1. Sedimentary rocks known as primary rocks.
  2. Igneous rocks are classified based on texture.
  3. An arrangement of minerals and grains in metamorphic rocks is called foliation.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

 

Q15

 Which one of the following are the two main constituents of granite?

 

Q16

Stalactites and stalagmites are depositional landforms of 

 

Q1.

Consider the following minerals:

1. Gypsum

2. Feldspar

3. Quartz

4. Diamond

On the basis of their hardness, which of the following is the correct increasing order:

a) Diamond; Feldspar; Quartz and Gypsum
b) Gypsum; Feldspar; Quartz and Diamond
c) Quartz; Gypsum; Diamond and Feldspar
d) Feldspar; Quartz; Gypsum and Diamond
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. Igneous rocks are developed during volcanic eruptions.

2. Plutonic rocks are formed due to cooling of lava on the surface of the Earth.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q3.

Consider the following statements:

1. Cement is a non-metallic minerals.

2. Mica forms 14 per cent of the earth’s crust.

3. There is no single element minerals.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) None of the above
Q4.

Which of the following is/are responsible for formation of lakes on the Earth’s surface?

1. Volcanism

2. Glaciation

3. Movement of tectonic plates

4. Act of landslides or mudslides

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a) 1 and 3 only
b) 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q5.

In which of the following landform surface drainage is absent?

a) Glaciation landform
b) Limestone and Chalk landform
c) Arid and Desert landform
d) Peatlands
Q6.

Which of the following process is primarily responsible for scratching, polishing and worn away of rock surfaces in desert landforms?

a) Attrition
b) Deflation
c) Abrasion
d) All of the above
Q7.

With reference to glacial cycle of erosion, consider the following statements:

1. Emergence of a ‘U’-shaped valley marks the beginning of old age.

2. Hanging valleys are prominent feature of youth stage.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. Playas are shallow lakes where water is retained only for short duration.

2. They are good source of salt.

3. Didwana lake of Rajasthan is a good example of playa.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q9.

Which of the following landforms formed due to glaciation? 

  1. Cirque
  2. Moraines
  3. Barkhan
  4. Bergschrund

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 3 and 4 only
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q10.

Which of the following factors control the formation of soils?

  1. Parent material
  2. Topography
  3. Climate 
  4. Biological activity
  5. Time

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 2 and 4 only
b) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
c) 1, 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5
Q11.

Consider the following pairs

       Process                 Driving Force/Energy

  1. Weathering            - Molecular Stress
  2. Mass Movements  - Kinetic Energy
  3. Erosion                  - Gravitational force

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q12.

Consider the following pairs

       Process                 Driving Force/Energy

  1. Weathering            - Molecular Stress
  2. Mass Movements  - Kinetic Energy
  3. Erosion                  - Gravitational force

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q13.

Which of the following is the hardest mineral?

 

a) Topaz
b) Quartz
c) Diamond
d) Feldspar
Q14.

Consider the following statements

  1. Sedimentary rocks known as primary rocks.
  2. Igneous rocks are classified based on texture.
  3. An arrangement of minerals and grains in metamorphic rocks is called foliation.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q15.

 Which one of the following are the two main constituents of granite?

 

a) Iron and Nickel
b) Silica and Aluminium
c) Iron and Silver
d) Iron Oxide and Potassium
Q16.

Stalactites and stalagmites are depositional landforms of 

 

a) Running Water
b) Glaciers
c) Ground Water
d) Winds