MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 7 Natural Hazards and Disasters

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 7 Natural Hazards and Disasters

1. Which one of the following states receive floods in the winter?
(a) Assam
(b) West Bengal
(c) Kerala
(d) Tamil Nadu
► (d) Tamil Nadu

2. Far less dramatic disaster is
(a) Volcano.
(b) Landslide.
(c) Earthquake.
(d) Tsunami.
► (b) Landslide.

3. Natural disasters are
(a) Relatively slow movements in comparison to hazard.
(b) Relatively sudden and cause large scale disaster in comparison to hazard.
(c) Relatively small scale disaster.
(d) Disaster with no damage.
► (b) relatively sudden and cause large scale disaster in comparison to hazard.

4. The cause for floods in India is due to
(a) Deforestation.
(b) Over population.
(c) High temperature.
(d) Increasing transportation.
► (a) deforestation.

5. Tsunamis are caused when
(a) An earthqauke occurs.
(b) Wind is strong.
(c) Ocean currents become warm.
(d) Sea level rises.
► (a) An earthqauke occurs.

6. The most disastrous giant waves are
(a) body waves.
(b) ocean currents.
(c) tsunamis.
(d) surface waves.
► (c) tsunamis.

7. The river valley project has been constructed to check floods in india is
(a) Bhakra and Nangal Dam.
(b) Damodar Valley Corporation.
(c) Annasagar project.
(d) Narmada dam.
► (b) Damodar Valley Corporation.

8. Debris flow that originates on the slope of a volcano is known as
(a) Creep.
(b) Fall.
(d) Lahar.
(d) Lateral spreads.
► (d) lahar.

9. Which instrument measures the seismic waves?
(a) Earthometer
(b) Seismograph
(d) Quakegraph
(d) None of the above
► (b) Seismograph

10. How many divisions are there on Richter Scale?
(a) From 1 to 7.
(b) From 1 to 8.
(d) From 1 to 9.
(d) From 1 to 10.
► (d) From 1 to 9.

11. On which scale, is the intensity of Earthquakes measured?
(a) Seismograph
(b) Quake Scale
(d) Richter Scale.
(d) Earthometer
► (d) Richter Scale.

12. When a mass of earth saturated with water slides down a hill slope it is called:
(a) Ocean current
(b) Landslide
(d) Floods
(d) Cyclones
► (b) Landslide

13. What was the main cause of lattur Earthquakes?
(a) Southward drifting of Indian Plate.
(b) Northward drifting of Indian Plate.
(d) Eastward drifting of Indian Plate.
(d) Westward drifting of Indian Plate.
► (b) Northward drifting of Indian Plate.

14. What was the cause of Koyna Earthquake?
(a) Current Pressure in Koyna reservoir.
(b) Hydraulic Pressure in Koyna reservoir.
(d) Cyclone in Koyna reservoir.
(d) None of the above
► (b) Hydraulic Pressure in Koyna reservoir.
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