SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. Chos comprise a special feature of the Punjab Plain.
    2. Almost plain areas between the Lesser Himalayas and the Shiwalik Hills are known as 'duns' in the west and 'duns' in the east.

    A)  Only 1 is correct

    B)  Only 2 is correct

    C)  Both 1 and 2 are correct

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The north-eastern part of the Punjab plain adjoining the Shiwalik hills has been intensively eroded by numerous streams called Chos. This has led to enormous gullying. The erosion by the Chos is particularly noticed in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. In a short stretch of about 130 km nearly a hundred Chos debouch on the plains. The Shiwalik Hills are separated from the lesser Himalayas by almost plain areas which are known as 'duns' in the west and 'duars' in the east.

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