SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements
    1. Narmada is said to be flowing in old rift valley
    2. Most parts of the Brahmaputra River in the Assam plain is an example of braided stream.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] A braided river is one of a number of channel types and has a channel that consists of a network of small channels separated by small and often temporary islands called braid bars. Braided streams occur in rivers with high slope and/or large sediment load. Braided channels are also typical of environments that dramatically decrease channel depth, and consequently channel velocity, such as river deltas, alluvial fans and peneplain.

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