Oceanography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 72 - 77 of 145

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Question number: 72

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Flat topped seamounts are known as Guyots.

Reason (Ꭱ)

All Guyot features are of volcanic origin.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a. Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
b. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
c. Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false
d. Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 73

» Oceanography » Bottom Relief of Indian, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

MCQ▾

Question

Y shaped ridge is found in

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Pacific

b.

Antarctica

c.

Indian Ocean

d.

Atlantic

Question number: 74

» Oceanography » Ocean Deposits

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Question

Most of the deep-sea sediments are deposited by

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Ocean currents

b.

Glaciers

c.

Rivers

d.

Microscopic organisms

Question number: 75

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

The Gulf Stream and the Kuroshio Current move forcefully northward as a result of (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Northern intensification

b.

Eastern intensification

c.

Southern intensification

d.

Western intensification

Question number: 76

» Oceanography » Ocean Deposits

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Which one of the following types of sea floor sediments includes calcareous and siliceous oozes? : (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Hydrogenous

b.

Biogenous

c.

Terrigenous

d.

Fluvial

Question number: 77

» Oceanography » Ocean Deposits

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following statements is NOT correct.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Oceanic province is characterized by great geographic distribution, unmatched ranges of depth and relatively uniform temperature and salinity distribution.

b.

Deep sea benthic zone extends from depths of 200 meters to the deepest trench.

c.

Nektons are the swimming organisms

d. None of the above

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