Indian Civil Services Examination Handbook/Geophysical phenomena

BooksEdit

Previous years questionsEdit

EarthquakesEdit
TsunamiEdit
Volcanic activityEdit
CycloneEdit

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]

OthersEdit

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