MOUNTAINS OF THE WORLD

Plateaus situated in between plains and
mountains are called

(a) Intermontane plateaus

(b) Continental plateaus

(c) Piedmont plateaus   (Answer)

(d) Peninsular plateaus


Which is the longest mountain range in the
world?

(a) Himalayas

(b) Andes   (Answer)

(c) Rockies

(d) Alps


Margalla Hills in and around Islamabad is a
branch of

(a) Kara Koram Range

(b) Hindu Kush Range

(c) Himalayas Range   (Answer)

(d) Suleman Range


Which of the following mountain systems is
the oldest?

(a) Himalaya

(b) Aravali   (Answer)

(c) Satpura

(d) Nilgiri


The youngest mountain range in the world is:

(a) Westem Ghats

(b) Himalayas   (Answer)

(c) Aravallis

(d) Andes


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

(a) Faulting

(b) Folding   (Answer)

(c) Sliding

(d) Volcanic eruptions


The first successful expedition to the Mount
Everest was made in

(a) 1962

(b) 1965

(c) 1968

(d) 1953   (Answer)


Which of following mountains separate Asia
from Europe?

(a) Ural Mountains   (Answer)

(b) Hindukush Mountains

(c) Alps Mountains

(d) Atlas Mountains


The “Roof of the World” is

(a) The Alps

(b) Andes

(c) The Apinines

(d) The Pamir Plateau (Tibet)   (Answer)


Himalaya range is based in

(a) Europe

(b) Asia   (Answer)

(C) Africa

(d) Australia


Name the mountain range found in South
America.

(a) Alps

(b) Andes   (Answer)

(c) Illampir

(d) Rockies


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

(a) Regular movement

(b) Vertical movement

(c) Horizontal movement

(d) Compressional movement   (Answer)


Ceusta is

(a) A low flat topped hill

(b) A plateau   (Answer)

(c) A plain

(d) A mountain


Mount Nuove is found in

(a) Yellow stone park USA

(b) Naples in Italy   (Answer)

(C) Nepal

(d) India


Decan plateau is in-

(a) France

(b) India   (Answer)

(c) Australia

(d) South Africa


Siesson mountains are

(a) Youngest mountains

(b) Old mountains

(c) Tallest mountains   (Answer)

(d) None of these


Chermain mountains are only present

(a) Egypt

(b) Sri Lanka

(c) India   (Answer)

(d) South Africa


The highest plateau of the

(a) Potohar platea

(b) Balochistan plateau

(c) Pamir Plateau (Tibat)   (Answer)

(d) Dacan plateau


What is the height of the second highest mountian peak K-2 ?

(a) 8595 metre

(b) 8611 metre   (Answer)

(c) 8217 metre

(d) 8126 metre


Which is the highest mountian peak of the world?

(a) Mount Everest   (Answer)

(b) K2

(C) Nanga Parbat

(d) None of these


Mount Everst is present in the range of
mountians

(a) Karakoram

(b) Himalya   (Answer)

(c) Andies

(d) Hindukush


Mount Everest’s height is 29,028 ft what is its
height in metres?

(a) 8594 metres

(b) 8291 meters

(c) 8848 meters   (Answer)

(d) 8926 meters


Highest mountain peak Mount Everest is
situated in

(a) Nepal   (Answer)

(b) India

(c) China

(d) Pakistan


Atlas mountains are present in

(a) South Africa

(b) Morocco   (Answer)

(c) Niger

(d) Congo


Pontus mountains are present in

(a) Turkey   (Answer)

(b) China

(c) Russia

(d) Burma


Kanchenjunga is the third highest mountian
peak situated in Himalaya range, its height is

(a) 29,028 feet

(b) 28,250 feet

(c) 28208 feet   (Answer)

(d) 28185 feet


Highest mountian peak of Himalaya range in
Pakistan with the height of 26660 feet is

(a) Manaslue

(b) Makalu

(C) Nanga Parbat   (Answer)

(d) Broad peak


Highest mountain peak of Hindukush ragne
which is situated in Pakistan with the height
of 25263 ft is

(a) Batura Peak

(b) Tirich Mir   (Answer)

(c) Rakaposhi

(d) Broad peak


Highest mountian peak of Karakoram mountain range is

(a) Mount Everest

(b) K2 (Godwin Austen, Chogori)   (Answer)

(c) Nanga Parbat

(d) Rakaposhi


Which mountain peak is called killer
mountain peak?

(a) Rakaposhi

(b) Mount Everest

(c) Dhaulagiri

(d) Nanga Parbat   (Answer)


Which is the second longest mountain of the
world?

(a) Indies

(b) Karakoram

(c) Himalayas   (Answer)

(d) Hindu Kush


Mt. Kilimanjaro is situated in

(a) Asia

(b) Africa   (Answer)

(c) Europe

(d) America


Mt. Mckinely is situated in

(a) North America   (Answer)

(b) Asia

(c) Africa

(d) Europe


What is an ‘iceberg”?
(a) Mountain of ice in sea   (Answer)

(b) Atargest coral

(c) Mountain of Africa

(d) None of these


Epirogeny is result of
(a) Vertical earth movement   (Answer)

(b) Mass movement

(c) Horizontal earth movement

(d) All of the above


Scientific study of caves is called
(a) Epirogeny

(b) Sepolongy

(c) Speleology   (Answer)

(d) Mountalogy


Effi Plateau is situated in
(a) Peru   (Answer)

(b) Brazil

(c) Chile

(d)Paraguay


Mansalu mountain peak is situated in the range

(a) Andies

(b) Himalaya   (Answer)

(c) Karakoram

(d) Hindu Kush


How many mountain peaks are higher than
eight thousand metres?

(a) 10

(b) 12

(c) 14   (Answer)

(d) 15


Which is the third largest mountain peak in the world?
(a) Kangchenjunga   (Answer)

(b) Makalu

(C) Cho oyo

(d) Lhotse


What is the height of world’s fifth largest
mountain peak Makalu?
(a) 8611 metres

(b) 8586 metres

(c) 8511 metres

(d) 8463 metres   (Answer)


How many mountain peaks are present in
Pakistan which are higher than eight
housand metres?

(a) 3

(b) 6

(c) 5   (Answer)

(d) 7


How many mountain peaks are situated in
Himalaya range which are higher than eight
thousand metres?

(a) 10

(b) 11   (Answer)

(c) 13

(d) 14


Mount Kiominjaro is situated in
(a) Kenya

(b) Tanzania   (Answer)

(c) Uganda

(d) South Africa


The highest mountains peak Mount Everest
has been named after Col. George Everest
who was

(a) Commandant of 1st Mountain infantry Unit

(b) A Commander of Goslcha Brigade

(c) A Political Agent in NWFP

(d) Surveyor General of India   (Answer)


In which range Broad Peak 1 is located?
(a) Hamaliya

(b) Hindukush

(c) Karakuram   (Answer)

(d) Kirthar


In which mountain range Tirch Mir mountain is located?
(a) Himaliya

(b) Kirther

(c) Hindukush   (Answer)

(d) Karakuram


Which is the highest peak of Kerther range?
(a) Broad peak 1

(b) Zardak   (Answer)

(c) Tirchi Mir

(d) K2


Which is the largest mountain system of
North America?
(a) Prime Charles mountain

(b) Mckunley

(c) Rockies mountain   (Answer)

(d) Aconcague


Mount Olympus is in
(a) Italy

(b) Greece   (Answer)

(c) France

(d) Hungry


Prince Charles mountain is located in

(a) Antartica   (Answer)

(b) North America

(c) England

(d) Greece


 

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