MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 4 Distribution of Oceans and Continents

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 4 Distribution of Oceans and Continents

1. According to the Plate Tectonic concept, how many major plates are there?
(a) 7
(b) 9
(c) 12
(d) 11
► (a) 7

2. The continental drift theory was propounded by
(a) Alfred Wegner.
(b) Aortelius.
(c) Hall and Danna.
(d) Abraham Ortelius.
► (a) Alfred Wegner.

3. Tillite is formed due to
(a) deposits on mountains.
(b) deposits of volcanoes.
(c) deposits of glaciers.
(d) deposits of gold.
► (c) deposits of glaciers.

4. Which one of the following is not a minor plate?
(a) Nazca
(b) Arabia
(c) Philippines
(d) Antarctica
► (d) Antarctica

5. Which one of the following is the type of plate boundary of the Indian plate along the Himalayan Mountains?
(a) Ocean- Continents convergence
(b) Divergent boundary
(c) Transform boundary
(d) Continent convergence
► (d) Continent convergence

6. Which one of the following term is related to Polar fleeing force?
(a) Revolution of the Earth
(b) Gravitation
(c) Rotation of the Earth
(d) Tides
► (c) Rotation of the Earth

7. The slowest rate of plate movement can be seen in
(a) East Pacific region.
(b) Arctic ridge.
(c) South pacific region.
(d) Mid Atlantic ridge.
► (b) Arctic ridge.

8. The Rim of the Pacific is also called
(a) Ring of Fire.
(b) Ring of Waves.
(c) Ring of Ridges.
(d) Ring of Slopes.
► (a) Ring of Fire.

9. Who was the profounder of convection currents theory?
(a) Arthur Holmes
(b) McKenzie, Parker and Morgan
(c) Admans Heinz
(d) Alfred Wegener
► (a) Arthur Holmes

10. A tectonic plate is a slab of
(a) molten rock.
(b) hot rock.
(c) solid rock.
(d) small rocks.
► (c) solid rock.

11. By which method have facilitated correlating the rock formation from different continents across oceans?
(a) The radiometric dating methods
(b) Carbon 14 method
(c) Radioactive methods
(d) Fling method
► (a) The radiometric dating methods

12. What was the name given by Alfred Wegener to a large continents surrounded?
(a) Pangaea
(b) Panthalassa
(c) Angaraland
(d) Gondwanaland
► (a) Pangaea

13. The ocean floor may be segmented into how much division based on the depth as well as the forms of relief?
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Five
(d) Seven
► (a) Three

14. What was the name given by Alfred Wegener to a large continents surrounded?
(a) Pangaea
(b) Panthalassa
(c) Angaraland
(d) Gondwanaland
► (a) Pangaea

15. Indian subcontinent was located at
(a) 60 degree South latitude.
(b) 30 degree South latitude.
(c) 50 degree South latitude.
(d) 40 degree South latitude.
► (c) 50 degree South latitude.

16. What is a tectonic plate that lies between the Asiatic and Pacific Plate?
(a) Cocos Plate
(b) Nazca Plate
(c) Arabian Plate
(d) Philippine Plate
► (d) Philippine Plate

17. What was the name given to massive ocean by Wegener?
(a) Pangaea
(b) Panthalassa
(c) Angaraland
(d) Gondwanaland
► (b) Panthalassa

18. When did Alfred Wegener gave continental drift theory?
(a) 1920
(b) 1946
(c) 1912
(d) 1948
► (c) 1912
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