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Multiple Choice Questions Mountains and Plateaus General Knowledge

1. Plateaus situated in between plains and mountains are called

(a) Intermontane plateaus

(b) Continental plateaus

(c) Piedmont plateaus

(d) Peninsular plateaus

2. Which is the longest mountain range in the world?

(a) Himalayas

(b) Andes

(c) Rockies

(d) Alps

3. Margalla Hills in and around Islamabad is a branch of

(a) Kara Koram Range

(b) Hindu Kush Range

(c) Himalayas Range

(d) Suleman Range

4. Which of the following mountain systems is the oldest?

(a) Himalaya

(b) Aravali

(c) Satpura

(d) Nilgiri

5. The youngest mountain range in the world is:

(a) Western Ghats

(b) Himalayas

(c) Aravallis

(d) Andes

6. Which of the following processes is related to the formation of Himalayas?

(a) Faulting

(b) Folding

(c) Sliding

(d) Volcanic eruptions

7. The first successful expedition to the Mount Everest was made in____.

(a) 1962

(b) 1965

(c) 1968

(d) 1953

8. Which of following mountains separate Asia from Europe?

(a) Ural Mountains

(b) Hindukush Mountains

(c) Alps Mountains

(d) Atlas Mountains

9. The “Roof of the World” is_____.

(a) The Alps

(b) Andes

(c) The Apinines

(d) The Pamir Plateau (Tibet)


10. Himalaya range is based in_____.

(a) Europe

(b) Asia

(c) Africa

(d) Australia

11. Name the mountain range found in South America.

(a) Alps

(b) Andes

(c) lIlampir

(d) Rockies

12. How are the caves of the world’s greatest fold mountains formed?

(a) Regular movement

(b) Vertical movement

(c) Horizontal movement

(d) Compressional movement

13. Ceusta is_____.

(a) A low flat topped hill

(b) A plateau

(c) A plain

(d) A mountain

14. Mount Nuove is found in____.

(a) Yellow stone park USA

(b) Naples in Italy

(c) Nepal

(d) India

15. Decan plateau is in____.

(a) France

(b) India

(c) Australia

(d) South Africa

16. Siesson mountains are____.

(a) Youngest mountains

(b) Old mountains

(c) Tallest mountains

(d) None of these

17. Chermain mountains are only present in_____.

(a) Egypt

(b) Sri Lanks

(c) India

(d) Chile

18. The highest plateau of the world is____.

(a) Potohar plateau

(b) Balochistan plateau

(c) Pamir Plateau (Tibat)

(d) Dacan plateau

19. What is the height of the second highest mountain peak K-2?

(a) 8595 meter

(b) 8611 meter

(c) 8217 meter

(d) 8126 meter

20. Which is the highest mountain peak of the world?

(a) Mount Everest

(b) K2

(c) Nanga parbat

(d) None of these

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