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February 7, 2017

World And Indian Geography Test-4-Oceanography

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1) Consider the following statements
1.The annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean.
2.The annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern hemisphere than that in theSouthern hemisphere.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
2) Which of the following statements relating to tsunami is/are correct? As the tsunamis leave the deep water of the open sea and travel towards shallow water
1.The speed is reduced considerably.
2.They attain enormous height.
3.They appear as a gentle rise and fall of the sea.
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3) Through which one of the following Straits, does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France?
4) Which one of the following separates North and South Islands of New Zealand?
5) Which one among the following is responsible for the expansion of water in the ocean?
6) Which one of the following is the tide produced as a consequence of moon and sun pulling the earth in the same direction?
7) Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the four stages of water movement in a hydrological cycle?
8) Which one of the following pairs of oceans and currents is not correctly matched?
9) Which one among the following sequences of water bodies, from lower to higher salinity concentration, is correct?
10) Consider the following statements about Coral Reef
I. Coral reefs are the regions of very high biological diversity.
II. Coral bleaching stands for whitening of algae and decaying of corals, due to the lack of photosynthesis.
III. Great Barrier Reef of Australia is the longest coral barrier reef of the world.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
11) Consider the following statements with reference to the continental shelf:
1. It is submerged in water.
2. Its average depth is 100 fathoms.
3. Its higher percentage is found in the Pacific ocean.
4. It is wider, where high mountains are close and parallel to the coast.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
12) Tidal range denotes the
13) Consider the following statements with reference to the isotherms
1. The line drawn on maps joining the places of equal temperature reduce to sea level.
2. Isotherms generally run from East to West and are parallel to the latitudes.
3. The isotherms are more regular in the Northern hemisphere.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
14) The great Asian river Mekong does not run through
15) The busiest and the most important sea route of the world is
16) The current produced by upwelling of cold water off the coast of Chile and Peru is known as
17) The interval between two high tides is approximately [NDA 2010]
18) The coral reefs are the marine counterparts of
19) The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high as compared to coastal areas. What is/are the reason/reasons?
1. Thermal difference between land and water.
2. Variation in altitude between continents and oceans.
3. Presence of strong winds in the interior.
4. Heavy rains in the interior as compared to coasts.
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20) Volcanic eruptions do not occur in the
21) Which one of the following is a warm ocean current?
22) Which of the following statements Regarding hurricanes is/are correct?
1. They develop over the ocean bbetween
2. They are almost absent in the South Atlantic Ocean.
3. They do not develop close to the equator.
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23) Which parts of the Earth’s surface experience least variation in incoming solar radiation throughout the year?
24) El Nino current appears along the coast of which one of the following?
25) Which one among the following is not a cause of generation of ocean currents?
26) Which of the following are cold ocean currents?
1.Humbolt current
2.Brazil current
3.Oyasiwo current
4.Canary current
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27) A nautical mile is equal to
28) Which among the following statements about the North Atlantic Drift is/are correct?
1.It keeps the West coast of Northern Europe ice free.
2.It is responsible for the warm air mass which interacts with the cold air mass from the Polar region and causes rainfall in Western Europe.
3.It meets the Labrador current near Vancouver Island and causes dense fog.
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29) Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the
30) Which one among the following best explains the reason for the Eastern and Western boundaries of the Pacific Ocean experiencing frequent earthquake?

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