MCQ Questions for Class 6 Geography: Ch 6 Major Landforms of the Earth

MCQ Questions for Class 6 Geography: Ch 6 Major Landforms of the Earth

1. Which one of the following is the youngest folded mountain range in India?
(a) Aravalli Hills
(b) Eastern Ghats
(c) Western Ghats
(d) Himalayas
► (d) Himalayas

2. Elevated table land
(a) Plateau
(b) Plain
(c) Mountains
(d) Rivers
► (a) Plateau

3. Wearing away of earth
(a) Erosion
(b) Weather
(c) Climate
(d) Horst
► (a) Erosion

4. ___ are lowlands where slope of the land is gradual
(a) Mountains
(b) Rivers
(c) Plains
(d) Plateau
► (c) Plains

5. These are large stretches of flat land
(a) River
(b) Mountain
(c) Plateau
(d) Plain
► (d) Plain

6. A steep hill with an elevation of more than 600 metres is called
(a) Mountain
(b) Hill
(c) Glaciers
(d) Plains
► (a) Mountain

7. Mountains are very useful. The mountains are a storehouse of
(a) Water
(b) Gas
(c) Rice
(d) Minerals
► (a) Water

8. It is a land surface higher than the local area
(a) Plateau
(b) Mountain
(c) Plain
(d) Hill
► (d) Hill

9. Which of the following is not a volcanic mountain
(a) Cotopaxi
(b) Rockies
(c) Fujiyama
(d) Krakatoa
► (b) Rockies

10. Rivers of ice
(a) Ice sheet
(b) Ice cubes
(c) Ice bergs
(d) Glaciers
► (d) Glaciers

11. ____ is the continuous wearing down and rebuilding of the land surface
(a) Minor process
(b) External process
(c) Internal process
(d) Major process
► (b) External process

12. Which of the following is not an agent of erosion and deposition
(a) Running water
(b) Glaciers
(c) Earthquake
(d) Wind
► (c) Earthquake

13. How plateau is differ from the mountains
(a) It is considerably higher than the surroundings
(b) Plateau is elevated flat land
(c) There are three types of mountains
(d) Its elevation is more than 600 metres
► (b) Plateau is elevated flat land

14. The landforms on earth are formed by
(a) Gradual forces
(b) Tectonic forces
(c) Volcanic forces
(d) Earth forces
► (b) Tectonic forces

15. Which of the following is the Peninsular plateau?
(a) Deccan
(b) Sahara
(c) Chotanagpur
(d) North
► (a) Deccan

16. The Salt range is in
(a) Pakistan
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Bangladesh
(d) India
► (a) Pakistan

17. What are two land forming processes
(a) Upper processes and Lower processes
(b) Block processes and Fold processes
(c) Internal processes and External processes
(d) Minor processes and Major processes
► (c) Internal processes and External processes

18. External process leads to
(a) Sinking of the earth surface
(b) Upliftment of earth's surface
(c) Continues wearing of the internal surface areas
(d) Continuous wearing down of the land surface
► (d) Continuous wearing down of the land surface

19. Which of the following is not the type of mountains
(a) Rockies Mountain
(b) Block mountains
(c) Fold mountains
(d) Volcanic mountains
► (a) Rockies Mountain

20. Which of the following relief feature is known as tablelands
(a) Plateau
(b) Mountains
(c) Hills
(d) Plain
► (a) Plateau

21. __________ forces originate from within the earth and ____ forces originate from outside the earth
(a) Volcanic and Tectonic
(b) Tectonic and Gradational
(c) Gradational and Volcanic
(d) Gradational and Tectonic
► (b) Tectonic and Gradational

22. _____ are suitable for agriculture, settlement and transportation
(a) Plains
(b) Plateau
(c) Rivers
(d) Mountains
► (a) Plains
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