Physiography Questions Bank

Which one of the following is a temperate desert?

  • Arabian Desert
  • Atacama Desert
  • Kalahari Desert
  • Patagonian Desert

Patagonian Desert is a temperate desert. The Patagonian Desert is also known as the Patagonia Desert and its also known as largest desert in Argentina and is the 8th largest desert in the world by area, occupying 673,000 square kilometers.

Which one of the following is not a tropical desert?

  • Atacama
  • Arabia
  • Gobi
  • Kalahari

Gobi is not a tropical desert. It’s a temperate desert partly located in northern China and partly in Mongolia.

Bhabar is an example of?

  • Panplane
  • Piedmont Plain
  • Till Plain
  • Deltaic Plain

Bhabar is an example of piedmont plain

Where is the Blind Valley found?

  • River Valley Region
  • Arid Region
  • Karst Region
  • Glacier Region

The Blind Valley is found in the karst region.
Karst topography is a geological formation shaped by the dissolution of a layer or layers of soluble bedrock, usually carbonate rock such as limestone or dolomite, but also in gypsum.

Rift Valley is formed by what?

  • Earthquake
  • Folding
  • Faulting

Rift Valley is formed by Faulting.
A rift valley is a linear-shaped lowland between several highlands or mountain ranges created by the action of a geologic rift or fault.

U-Shaped Valley Develops in which of following regions?

  • Karst Region
  • Glacial Region
  • Desert Region

U-Shaped Valley develops in the Glacial Region due to friction caused by Ice on the sides of the valley.

Landscapes developed due to Rejuvenation Activity are called what?


Monocyclic Landscape

Which of the following land forms is not formed by wind action?

  • Stone Latice
  • Mushroom or Gara
  • Sand Bars
  • Inselberg

Sandbars are not formed by wind action.

Karst Landforms are made by what?


Karst Landscapes are formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks such as limestone, dolomite.

How Hanging Valleys are created?


Hanging Valleys are created due to Glacial Erosion, these type of valleys are formed formed due to different rates of erosion between main valley and valleys that enter it along its sides.

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