UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Which of the following are the landforms created by wind erosion?
    1. Mushroom    
    2. Zeugen
    3. Karoe                       
    4. Yardang
    5. Esker                        
    6. Inselberg
    7. Driekanter     
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.         

    A)  1, 2, 3 and 7                

    B)  1, 2, 4, 6 and 7

    C)         3, 4, 5 and 6                

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Both Kame and Esker landforms are created by glacial erosion. These landforms are created by the action of glaciers. Kame are hills of stratified drift that form when a stream deposits sediment in a hole in the glacial ice. Esker is long sinous ridge of stratified drift.

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