World Geography MCQ-172

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The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called


The process of destruction or dying of fronts is called


The process of evaporation of water in nature is one of the basic components of the hydrological cycle. The other process that is considered to be essential for the completion of the hydrological cycle is the


The process of particle detachment by moving glacial ice is called


The process of soil development is called


The process of weathering results into


The process that creates a sublayer, which is white to gray in colour and composed of silica sand in the A horizon is called:


The process that creates the deep oceanic trenches is called


The process that directs precipitation down plant branches and stems is called


The process that explains the recent changes in the height of sea level in coastal areas of eastern and northern Canada and Scandinavi is


The process that involves the eroded material being dissolved and carried along in water as individual ions is called


The process that may cause physical weathering or mechanical rupture are


The process where the particle moves from the surface to the medium in quick, continuous, repeated cycles is called


The production of wheat has increased mainly due to


The products of…are a major source of sediments for erosion and….


The progressive wave theory regarding the origin of tides was put forth by


The propagation of radio signals is greatly influenced by


The pyramidal peaks that form when several cirques chisel a mountain from three or more sides are called


The Pyranees mountains are located on the border between … and….


The radiation belts are zones in space around the


The rainfall in the peninsular interior averages about


The rate at change of temperature is called


The rate of infiltration normally declines rapidly during the early part of rainstorm event and reaches a constant value after several hours of rainfall. The factors responsible for this phenomenon are
I. the filling of fine soil pores with water, which reduces capillary forces

II. moistened soil, clay particles to swell and reduce the size of pores

III. raindrop impact breaking up soil clumps, splashing fine particles into pores


The ratio of land to ocean in the southern hemisphere is


The ratio of the weight of water vapor to the total weight of air (including the water vapour) is called