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MCQ Questions for Class 9 Geography: Chapter 2 Physical Features of India

Here you will get Class 9 Geography Chapter 2 Physical Features of India MCQ Questions which will help you in dealing with tricky questions that can come in the exams and get the highest marks possible. Through the help of Class 9 MCQ Questions, you can work on problematic topics and come with innovative study and concept clearing ideas. The constant revision helps in retaining more concepts and getting a deeper understanding of various topics.

MCQ Questions for Class 9 Geography: Chapter 2 Physical Features of India

1. Which of the following is a plausible theory presented by Earth scientists to explain the formation of continents and oceans and the various landforms?
(a) Theory of Motion
(b) Theory of Plate Tectonics
(c) Theory of Evolution
(d) Theory of Relativity
► (b) Theory of Plate Tectonics

2. Which of the following has not been a factor in the creation and modification of India’s relief features?
(a) Geological formations
(b) Population density
(c) Weathering
(d) Erosion and deposition
► (b) Population density

3. According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ the movement of the plates result in some
geological activity. Which one of the following is not such a geological activity?
(a) Volcanic activity
(b) Folding
(c) Faulting
(d) Glaciation
► (d) Glaciation

4. According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ the earth’s crust is formed of how manymajor plates?
(a) Three
(b) Five
(c) Seven
(d) Ten
► (c) Seven

5. According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ when some plates come towards each other,
which of the following is formed?
(a) Convergent boundary
(b) Divergent boundary
(c) Transform boundary
(d) Colliding boundary
► (a) Convergent boundary

6. According to the ‘Theory of Plate Tectonics,’ what have been the effects of the movement
of the plates?
(a) Change in position and size of continents.
(b) Formation of ocean basins.
(c) Evolution of the present landforms and relief of India.
(d) All of the above.
► (d) All of the above.

7. Which of the following divisions of India has the oldest landmass?
(a) The Himalayas
(b) The Northern Plains
(c) The Peninsular Plateau
(d) The Indian Desert
► (c) The Peninsular Plateau

8. Which of the following countries or continents was not a part of the ancient landmass of Gondwanaland?
(a) India
(b) Australia
(c) Europe
(d) South America
► (c) Europe

9. A landmass bounded by sea on three sides is referred to as _______.
(a) Coast
(b) Island
(c) Peninsula
(d) None of the above
► (c) Peninsula

10. Which continents of today were part of the Gondwanaland ?
(a) Asia and Africa
(b) Europe and Asia
(c) Europe and Africa
(d) Australia and South America
► (d) Australia and South America

11. The Himalayas consist of three parallel ranges in its longitudinal extent. Which of the following is the name of the northern-most range?
(a) The Himadri
(b) The Himachal
(c) The Shivaliks
(d) The Purvanchal
► (a) The Himadri

12. From the point of view of geology, which of the following physiographic divisions of India is considered to be an unstable zone?
(a) The Himalayan Mountains
(b) The Peninsular Plateau
(c) The Indian Desert
(d) The Islands
► (a) The Himalayan Mountains

13. The Himalayan uplift out of the Tethys Sea and subsidence of the northern flank of the peninsular plateau resulted in the formation of a large basin. Which of the following physical divisions of India was formed due to filling up of this depression?
(a) The Himalayas
(b) The Northern Plains
(c) The Peninsular Plateau
(d) The Coastal Plains
► (b) The Northern Plains

14. Geologically, which of the following physiographic divisions of India is supposed to be
one of the most stable land blocks?
(a) The Himalayas
(b) The Northern Plains
(c) The Peninsular Plateau
(d) The Indian Desert
► (c) The Peninsular Plateau

15. Which of the following is the highest peak in India?
(a) Mt. Everest
(b) Kanchenjunga
(c) Nanga Parbat
(d) Nandadevi
► (b) Kanchenjunga

16. In which division of the Himalayas are the famous valleys of Kashmir, Kangra and Kullu located?
(a) The Himadri
(b) The Himachal
(c) The Shivaliks
(d) The Duns
► (b) The Himachal

17. Which of the following is not a mountain pass in the Great Himalayas?
(a) Bara Lapcha La and Shipkila
(b) Nathula
(c) Khyber pass
(d) Jojila and Lipu Lekh
► (c) Khyber pass

18. What are Lesser Himalayas known as?
(a) Himadri
(b) Himachal
(c) Shivaliks
(d) Purvanchal
► (a) Himadri

19. In which division of the Himalayas are the famous valleys of Kashmir, Kangra and Kullu
located?
(a) The Himadri
(b) The Himachal
(c) The Shivaliks
(d) The Duns
► (b) The Himachal

20. Which two hills are located in the south-east of Eastern Ghats ?
(a) Mizo Hills and Naga Hills
(b) Javadi Hills and Shevroy Hills
(c) Patkoi Hills and Manipuri Hills
(d) Mizo Hills and Patkoi Hills
► (b) Javadi Hills and Shevroy Hills

21. The largest delta in the world is :
(a) Ganga Delta
(b) Mahanadi Delta
(c) Sunderban Delta
(d) Godavari
► (c) Sunderban Delta

22. A narrow gap in a mountain range providing access to the other side is:
(a) Mound
(b) Pass
(c) Strait
(d) Valley
► (b) Pass

23. Which islands of India are called Coral Islands?
(a) Lakshdeep
(b) Andman and Nikobar
(c) both
(d) None of these
► (a) Lakshdeep

24. The longitudinal valleys lying between lesser Himalayas and Shivaliks are known as _______.
(a) Kangra Valley
(b) Patkai Bum
(c) Passes
(d) Duns
► (d) Duns
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