The Plateaus – Old Year Questions

1. The average elevation of the Tibetan Plateau above sea level is –

(a) 2 Km
(b) 3 Km
(c) 4 Km
(d) 5 Km

[U.P.U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2013, I.A.S. (Pre) 1994]


2. The area which is the ‘storehouse of minerals’ in South America is:

(a) Brazilian Plateau
(b) Bolivian Plateau
(c) Patagonia Plateau
(d) Orinoco basin

[R.A.S./R.T.S.(Pre) 2010]


3. A city situated on a Plateau is –

(a) Bucharest
(b) Madrid
(c) Jamnagar
(d) Singapore

[R.A.S./R.T.S. (Pre) 1992]


4. Which is known as ‘Roof of the World’?

(a) Aravali
(b) Satpura
(c) Pamir
(d) Myanmar

[44th B.P.S.C. (Pre) 2000]


5. Which one of the following is the largest plateau?

(a) Coconino
(b) Aquarius
(c) Colorado
(d) Columbia

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2017]


6. Telegraphic Plateau is a part of :

(a) North Atlantic Ridge
(b) South Atlantic Ridge
(c) Indian Ocean Ridge
(d) None of these

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2019]