Mountains and Plateaus (Rajasthan)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Which of the following groups represents the correct sequence of mountain peaks of Rajasthan in descending order of their height?

(a) Ser, Jarga, Sajjangarh, Taragarh
(b) Jarga, Dilwara, Taragarh, Sajjangarh
(c) Dilwara, Sajjangarh, Jarga, Taragarh
(d) Jarga, Ser, Sajjangarh, Taragarh

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2016]


2. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using code given below:
List I List II
(Districts) (Mountains)
A. Jalore 1. Barwada
B. Jaipur 2. Jharola
C. Alwar 3. Raghunathgarh
D. Sikar 4. Bhangarh

(a) 2 1 4 3
(b) 1 2 3 4
(c) 4 3 2 1
(d) 3 2 1 4

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]


3. The second highest peak of the Aravali range is –

(a) Jarga
(b) Ser
(c) Taragarh
(d) Achalgarh

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4. What is the height of the Guru Shikhar Peak of Rajasthan?

(a) 1722 m
(b) 1724 m
(c) 1750 m
(d) 1780 m

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1996]


5. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below:
List-I (Aravalli Peak) List-II (District)
A. Raghunathgarh (i) Sirohi
B. Ser (ii) Sikar
C. Jarga (iii)Jaipur
D. Jaigarh (iv) Udaipur

(a) ii i iv iii
(b) i iii ii iv
(c) iii ii iv i
(d) iv iii i ii

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6. The direction in which the breadth of the Aravalli range increases is –

(a) Northeast to southwest
(b) East to West
(c) Southwest to Northeast
(d) West to East

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7. In which part of Rajasthan is the Vindhyan plateau extended?

(a) North-East
(b) South-East
(c) South
(d) South-West

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8. Which of the given hills is an extension of the vindhyan ranges in Rajasthan

(a) Mukandara hills
(b) Dora mountain
(c) Alwar hills
(d) Girwa hills

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 2018]


9. The soil of Harauti plateau is –

(a) Alluvial
(b) Red
(c) Brown
(d) Medium black

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10. In which region of Rajasthan ravines are found?

(a) Banas Basin
(b) Mahi Basin
(c) Luni Basin
(d) Chambal Basin

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11. The ‘Great Boundary Fault’ in Rajasthan lies along the

(a) Bundi-Sawai Madhopur Hills
(b) Udaipur hills
(c) Alwar hills
(d) Shekhawati – Torawati hills

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2013]