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Physical Features of India Quiz

Test your knowledge on the physical features of India, including the formation of the northern plain, terracelike features, bhangar soil, and calcareous deposits. Explore the geographical characteristics of Dudhwa National Park and the impact of human activities on the region.

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What type of rocks mostly compose the Purvachal or Eastern hills?

Sandstones

Which of the following is NOT part of the Purvachal?

Himalayas

What type of soil forms the Northern Plain?

Alluvial soil

What is the term used to describe the belt of about 8 to 16 km in width parallel to the Shiwaliks where rivers deposit pebbles?

<p>Bhabar</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the name of the largest inhabited riverine island in the world, located in the Brahmaputra river?

<p>Majuli Island</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which region was described as a wet, swampy, and marshy area full of wildlife in the past?

<p>Terai Region</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do the words 'Doab' and 'Punjab' signify in terms of numbers and water?

<p>Two rivers and five rivers</p> Signup and view all the answers

In which region do rivers split into numerous channels due to silt deposition?

<p>Northern Plain</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which part of the Northern Plain is dominated by the doabs?

<p>Punjab Plains</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary reason for the clearance of forests in the northern plain region?

<p>To create agricultural land</p> Signup and view all the answers

What lies between the Ghaggar and Teesta rivers in North India?

<p>Ganga Plain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of soil is found in the northern plain region?

<p>Bhangar</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which region of India is characterized by the presence of bhangar and khadar soil types?

<p>Northern Plain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main reason for the formation of riverine islands in the lower course of rivers?

<p>Decrease in river velocity</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following regions is known for its terracelike feature above the floodplains?

<p>Northern Plain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of rocks form the Peninsular Plateau in India?

<p>Crystalline, igneous, and metamorphic rocks</p> Signup and view all the answers

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