World Geography - Questions (Section-3)
1The pedogenic process associated with poor drainage and which involves the accumulation of organic matter in the upper layers of the soil is called
A. salinisationB. gleisation
C. calcification D. podsolisation
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2The Penumbra is
A. the outer portion of the moon's shadowB. formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon
C. both (a) and (b) D. None of the above
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3The planet that takes the highest time for completing a rotation is
A. MercuryB. Venus
C. Earth D. Pluto
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4The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called
A. sublimationB. stem flow
C. interception D. through fall
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5The river situated along the border between the USA and Mexico is
A. the Rio GrandeB. the Amazon
C. the Mississippi D. the Colorado
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6The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called
A. aquifersB. aquicludes
C. perched aquifer D. spring
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