UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-5

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    Which of the following statement is not correct regarding the coastal plain of India?
    1. The entire coastal plain is aggraditional and emergent in nature.
    2. The Backwaters are the special features of the Malabar plain.
    3. Most of the Creeks and Lagoons are located on the East coastal plain.
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  Only 1             

    B)  1 and 3

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  1 and 2

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The nature of coastal plain is not only emergent, but submergent also, Backwaters of the Malabar plain are known a; Kayals. Most of the Creeks and Lagoons are located on the West coastal plain. A Lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs A reef is a rock, sandbar or other feature lying beneath the surface of the water.                                     

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