Mountains (Himalalayas, Everest)

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about Mountains (Himalalayas, Everest) including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:- The word himalaya means ?



the abode of snow


Question2:-Which is the youngest folded Mountain range in the world ?



Himalaya


Question3:-The Himalaya is formed after the convergence of ______________?



Indo - Australian plate and Eurasian plate


Question4:- The Himalaya is mostly formed of____________ rocks ?



sedimentary rocks


Question5:- Who made the first winter ascent of mount everest ?



Leszek Cichy and Krzyswtof Wielicki, on 1980, feb 17


Question6:- How many mountain peaks on earth are more than 8000 meters high above sea level



14


Question7:- How many parallel Mountain ranges of Himalaya?



Three

The Greater Himalaya(Himadri),The Lesser Himalaya(Himachal),The outer Himalaya(Siwalik)



Question8:- Which are the countries share the Himalayan Mountain Range ?



India, Nepal, pakistan,China,Bhutan and Myanmar


Question9:-Which is the highest peak in the world?



Mt.Everest (8848 m)


Question10:- The Mt. Everest located in ?



Himadri


Question11:- Which is the northern most range of Himalaya ?



Himadri


Question12:- The major Mountain ranges of Himadri ?



Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga,Dhaulagiri,Annapoorna,Nanda devi etc.


Question13:-Which mountain range is known as "The back bone of Himalaya "



Himadri


Question14:- The Mount Everest located in which country ?



Nepal


Question15:- The north of the great Himalayas (Himadri) is known as ?



Trans Himalayan Zone


Question16:- Which mountain is the world second highest peak ?



k2


Question17:- Which highest mountain that entirely located i India?



Kanchenjunga


Question18:- The Mountain Range which means five treasures of snow ?



Kanchenjunga


Question19:- Kanchenjunga is a peak formed by how many Mountain ranges



five


Question20:- Which is the third highest Mountain in the world ?



Kanchenjunga (8586 m)


Question21:- The peak K2 is located in ?



Trans Himalayan Zone


Question22:- The Kulu and Kangra valleys are located in ?



Himachal


Question23:- Most of the hill stations are located in ?



Himachal


Question24:- Which of the following is the source of the great rivers of India ?



Trans Himalayan Zone


Question25:- Which Mountain also known as " Roof of the world "



Pamir


Question26:- Which is the largest range of Himachal?



Pir Panjal


Question27:- Which hill station known as "Queen of hill stations" ?



Mussorie


Question28:- The theory related to the origin of Himalaya?



Plate tectonic theory


Question29:- What is the name given to the foot hill zone of Himalaya?



Siwalik


Question30:- The Siwaliks stretch between ?



Potwar basin and Tista


Question31:- Which is known as Outer Himalaya ?



Siwalik


Question32:- Siwalik Hills are known as Abor in which state ?



Arunachal Pradesh


Question33:- The valleys in between Himachal and sivalik is known as _________ ?



Dunes


Question34:- The grass land found in in this zone are known as _________ ?



merg in kashmir and beegial or payar in UP


Question35:- Name the important glacier situated in Karakoram Range ?



Siachin glacier


Question36:- Lushai hills of Himalaya are also known as?



Mizo hills


Question37:- The stretch of Himalaya between the river Indus and river Sutlej?



Punjab Himalaya


Question38:- The highest peak in Indian Territory is Godwin Austin, in which range it is located?



Karakoram Range


Question39:- Plateau situated in the North of Karakoram Range?



Laddakh plateau


Question40:- Which district is known as district of lakes in the Himachal Range?



Nainital


Question41:- Which river is older than Himalaya?



Sutlej


Question42:- Famous hill station Mussorrie is located in?



Himachal range


Question43:- The Nepal the Mount Everest is called as ______ ?



Sagarmatha


Question44:- The Tibet the Everest is called as _________ ?



Chomo Langma


Question45:- The famous valley of Kashmir is lied between?



Pirpanjal and westerly range of the Himadri


Question46:- Kangra valley is located in ? .



Himachal Pradesh


Question47:- Manali valley located in ?



Himachal Pradesh


Question48:- Kullu valley loacted in ?



Himachal Pradesh


Question49:- Lahul valley located in ?



Himachal Pradesh


Question50:- Dune valleys are located in ?



Siwalik range


Question51:- Which is the largest Dune ?



Dehradun


Question52:- Which Mountains are the longest mountain range in the world ?



Andes Mountains, They stretch 4,500 miles (7,200 km)


Question53:- Which is the highest peak in himalayan mountain range ?



Kanchenjunga


Question54:- Which Himalaya's peak is in the Assam state ?



Ninety Nine


Question55:- What is the origin of the Himalayas



Tithis Sea


Question56:- Small himalayan range (grassland) are called ?



Merg


Question57:- In which country is the highest peak called Arakanama in himalaya?



Myanmar


The Alps mountains are located in ?



Europe


Question59:- Rocky mountains are located in ?



America


Question60:- Which mountain is known as ' Sea Matha' and ' Chomolungma ' ?



Mae Camel Everest


Question61:- Which mountain peak in the north-west of India ?



Aravali Mountain


Question62:- Which hills are between narmada and Tapti river ?



Mountains of Satpura


Question63:- Which range is known as 'Sahyadri'



Kerala


Question64:- Kodaikanal is located in which mountain range ?



Palani, Tamilnddu


Question65:- Ooty is located in which mountain range ?



Nilgiri hills, Tamilnddu


Question66:- Which is the highest peak in Chota Nagpur Plateau ?



Transit


Question67:- Girnar hills are locted in which state ?



Bihar


Question68:- Which is the oldest mountain range in India ?



Aravali


Question69:- What is the highest peak of the Aravali mountain ?



Master Summit


Question70:- Which is the highest mountain peak in Uttarakhand ?



Nanda Devi


Question71:- Alaska mountain range is located at ?



USA