World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  What is a dome shaped inselberg formed by granite or gneiss called?

a. Bornhardt
b. Hoodoo
c. Erg
d. Demoiselles


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Inselberg is an isolated hill or a mountian which abruptly rises from a gently sloping plain. Inselbergs which are dome-shaped and formed from granite or gneiss are called bornhardts.
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