# PLATE TECTONIC THEORY PYQS FOR NTA UGC NET GEOGRAPHY

PLATE TECTONIC THEORY PYQS FOR NTA UGC NET GEOGRAPHY

Q.1. San Andreas Fault represents which of the following? June 2019

1. Benioff zone
2. Constructive margin of the plate
3. Destructive margin of the plate
4. Conservative margin of the plate

And: 4

Q.2. Given below are two statements, one is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other is labelled as Reason (R), Read the statements and choose the correct answer using the code given below Dec 2018

Assertion (A): Plate margins and volcanic zones are closely related with each other.

Reason (R): Most of the volcanic zones are located along convergent plate boundaries.

Code:

1. (A) is false, but (R) is true.
2. (A) is true, but (R) is false.
3. Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
4. Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

Q.3. Which one of the following types of plate boundaries and motions are exemplified by the San Andreas Faultr of California? July 2018

(1) Transform boundary with sinistral motion

(2) Transform boundary with dextral motion

(3) Divergent boundary with sinistral motion

(4) Convergent boundary with dextral motion

Q.4. In which of the following directions the Nazca Plate is moving? July 2018

(1) East

(2) West

(3) South

(4) North

Q.5. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer. From the code given below: Nov 2017

Assertion (A): There is close relationship between volcanic activities and plate margins.

Reason (R): A vast majority of the world’ s volcanoes are associated with the convergent plate margins

Code:

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not a correct explanation of (A)

(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true

Q.6. Match List –I with the List-II and select the correct answer from the code given below Table Contain Shows the Plate name and Its Direction of Movement July 2018

List-I (Plate name)              List-II (Direction of movement)

(A) Indo-Australian Plan    (i) East

(B) Cocos plate                   (ii) West

(C) Pacific plate                  (iii) North

(D) Nazca plate                  (iv) North – West

Code:

(A)   (B)   (C)   (D)

(1) (iii)   (iv)   (i)    (ii)

(2) (iii)   (iv)   (ii)   (i)

(3) (iii)    (ii)    (i)  (iv)

(4) (i)      (ii)   (iii) (iv)

Q.7. San Andreas Fault is a:  July 2018

(1) Transform fault

(2) Converging fault

(4) Submergent fault

Q.8. The process in which one plate slides beneath another is known as:  July 2018

(2) Subduction

(3) Convergence

(4) Convection

Q.9. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below:  July 2016

Assertion (A): Divergent plate margin cause sea floor spreading

Reason (R): Construction plate margins result in the formation of faults

Codes:

(1) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(2) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(3) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(4) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Q.10. Which of the following was a part of Lauratia? Dec 2013

(1) Anatolian Plate

(2) Chinese Plate

(3) Iranian Plate

(4) Agean Plate

Q.11. Sunda peninsula was submerged in the Pacific Ocean due to Sep 2013

(A) Constructive activities of the plates

(B) Destructive activities of the plates

(C) Subduction of the plates into ocean

Q.12. Who postulated the concept of plate tectonics?  Sep 2013

(A) Le Pichon

(B) W.J. Morgan

(C) Harry Hen

(D) Tuzo Wilson

Q.13. The following Question consists of two statements. One is labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as (R). Examine the two statements carefully and select the correct answer using the codes given:  Sep 2013

Assertion (A): There is close relationship between Volcanoes and plate margins.

Reason (R): About 80 per cent of the World’s Volcanoes are associated with the convergent plate boundaries.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Q.14. Which of the following oceans is spreading due to plate tectonic movement? Sep 2013

(A) Atlantic Ocean

(B) Pacific Ocean

(C) Indian Ocean

(D) Arctic Ocean

Q.15. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Select your answer from the codes given below:   June 2013

Assertion (A): Hawaii Island is a site of volcanic eruptions.

Reason (R): Convergent plate margins are sites of volcanic eruptions.

Codes:

(A) Both (A) and (R) are correctand (R) is the correctexplanation of (A).

(B) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(C) (A) is correct, but (R) is false.

(D) (A) is false, but (R) is correct.