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YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 13

YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 13

Hello students/everyone , Almost every exam contains one general awareness/general knowledge section. Maximum students are afraid of this section. General knowledge/general awareness has no end, but to improve it we have to start it from a scratch   Like previous ones,  i have written some points (General Knowledge/General Awareness) which will help you a lot in cracking various exams for eg:- SSC, FCI, PO,CLERK , UPSC , IAS , STATE EXAMS AND MANY MORE. These points (general knowledge for competition) are very important as per exam point of view. For any special request feel free to contact us.

It will take maximum 10 minutes to have a look on it (general knowledge/general awareness for competition). Any questions and inquiries  (General Knowledge/General Awareness) most welcome feel free to contact us.

YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 13:-

  •  Rocks with 65% silicon oxide are better termed as Silicic.
  • Gnesis belongs to Metamorphic Rocks.
Gneiss

Gneiss

  • The rock composed mainly of volcanic ash is called Tuff.
Tuff

Tuff

  • Siltstone belongs to Argillaceous sediments.
  • Red colouration in sedimentary rocks is because of  presence of iron-oxide.
  • When shale is metamorphosed it is transformed into Slate.
Shale

Shale

  • Cinder cones are generally associated with Explosive type of eruption.
Cinder cone formed by eruption

Cinder cone formed by eruption

  • Hornitos is small mound (rounded mass projecting above a surface) of spatter/driblet (Spray or splash of something).
Hornitos

Hornitos

  • A subsidiary cone on the slopes of a volcano is known as Parasite cone.
  • An isolated hill surrounded by a lava flow is called Steptoe.
  • Magma is the combination of liquid , solid and gas.
Magma

Magma

  • violent volcanic explosion leaves a central depression called  Caldera.
Caldera

Caldera

  • Juvenile water is the water which is liberated as a result of igneous activity (Eg During crystallization of magma).
  • The crust beneath the ocean the ocean basins is composed of basaltic rocks.

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  • The asthenosphere over which the lithosphere is floating is made up of Peridotite.
  • Plateau is a tabular block.
  • The red river situated in North America has very extensive lacustrine plain.
Red river in north america

Red river in north america

  • The combined rigid portion of mantle and crust is called Lithosphere.
Inside earth

Inside earth

  • Lacustrine plains are formed due to the filling of lakes.
  • The bottom topography of a ocean can be shown by Hypsographic curve.
Hypsographic Curve

Hypsographic Curve

  • A plateau produced by subsidence of a portion of earth’s crust , extensive sheets of lava over another , by formation of folded mountains is known as Tectonic Plateau.
  • Rhine river in Europe flows  through a rift valley between the fault blocks of the black forest and the Vosges.
Rhine river in Europe

Rhine river in Europe

  • A Fault produced by rotational movement is called pivot fault.
  • Tension is the main cause of Faulting.
Faulting

Faulting

  • Africa is the continent which is having the largest rift valley of the world.
East African Rift valley

East African Rift valley

  • Epeirogenic movements give rise to Shields.
  • The Earthquake is said to be deep when the depth of origin is more than 300 km.

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