Indian Civil Services Examination Handbook/Geophysical phenomena

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Books[edit | edit source]

Previous years questions[edit | edit source]

Earthquakes[edit | edit source]
Tsunami[edit | edit source]
Volcanic activity[edit | edit source]
Cyclone[edit | edit source]

The recent cyclone on east coast of India was called 'Phailin'. How are the tropical cyclones named across the world? Elaborate. (100 words) [2013]

Tropical cyclones are largely confined to South China Sea, Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Mexico. Why? (150 words) [2014]

Others[edit | edit source]

Bring out the causes for more frequent occurrence of landslides in the Himalayas than in the Western Ghats. (100 words) [2013]