NIOS Class 12 Geography Chapter 6 The Work Moving Ice, Wind And Sea Waves

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NIOS Class 12 Geography Chapter 6 The Work Moving Ice, Wind And Sea Waves

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The Work Moving Ice, Wind And Sea Waves

Chapter: 6

GEOGRAPHY

INTEXT QUESTION 6.1

Q.1. What is the name given to a moving mass of ice and snow?

Ans. Glacier.

Q.2. What is the main given to the areas lying above the snow-line?

Ans. Snow-field.

Q.3. What is the name given to the lowest limit of Snow-fields?

Ans. Snow-line.

Q.4. Name two types of glaciers.

Ans. Continental glacier and valley glacier.

INTEXT QUESTIONS 6.2

Q.1. Name three topographical features made by glacial erosion.

Ans. 1. U-shaped Valley.

2. Hanging Valley.

3. Cirque.

Q.2. Name one topographical feature made by glacial deposition.

Ans. Moraines.

Q.3. Name three functions of glacier.

Ans. (a) Erosion.

(b) Transportation.

(c) Deposition.

INTEXT QUESTIONS 6.3

Q.1. In which region is the work of wind more effective?

Ans. In arid or desert region.

Q.2. Name three important works of wind.

Ans. (i) Erosion.

(ii) Transportation.

(iii) Deposition.

Q.3. Which major topographical features are made by wind erosion?

Ans. (i) Mushroom rocks.

(ii) Wind eroded besins.

Q.4. Name three important topographical features made by wind deposition.

Ans. (i) Sand dunes.

(ii) Barchans.

(iii) Loess.

Q.5. Where are maximum deposits of Loess found?

Ans. In China.

INTEXT QUESTIONS 6.4

Q.1. Fill in the blanks:

(a) Cutting of coastal rocks by sea waves is known as their _______ work.

Ans. Erosion.

(b) The four processes contributing to erosional action of sea waves are:

Ans (i) Abrasion.

(ii) Attrition.

(iii) Hydraulic action.

(iv) Solution.

(c) Sea cliff is a result of _______ action of sea waves.

Ans. Erosional.

Q.2. Name any three relief features made through erosional action of sea waves.

Ans. (i) Sea cliffs.

(ii) Sea caves.

(iii) Sea arches.

(iv) Sea stacks

Q.3. Name two important factors on which the formation of the sea caves depends.

Ans. (i) Nature of coastline.

(ii) Force of waves.

Q.4. Which action of waves is responsible for the formation of spit?

Ans. Depositional work.

Q.5. Classify the following relief features made by erosional and depositional action of waves:

Sea stack, bars, sea caves, sea cliffs, beaches and arches.

Ans. Categories:

Erosion: sea stack, sea Cliff, sea caves, sea arches.
Deposition: bars, beaches.

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