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Question number: 8

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

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The following diagram shows the cross profile of one element of ocean basin topography. What does diagram & X in the diagram depict?

Identify the region marked X in the diagram above

Identify the Region Marked X in the Diagram Above

What is the region shown in ocean topography marked by X?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mid ocean Ridge with rift valley

b.

Aseismic Ridges

c.

Inactive Ridges

d.

Mid ocean Ridge

Question number: 9

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The vertical movement of cold water from deeper oceanic layers to replace warmer surface water is called as: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Upwelling

b.

Turbidity

c.

Emergence

d.

Halocline

Question number: 10

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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Surface salinity of seawater predominantly depends upon the ratio of evaporation to precipitation. At which of the following latitude surface salinity will be the highest

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

40 0

b.

10 0

c.

30 0

d.

20 0

Question number: 11

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

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Flat topped Seamounts are known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Guyot

b.

Sea Inselberg

c.

Sea Mesa

d.

Water Monadnocks

Question number: 12

» Oceanography » Coral Reefs

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The reef building corals are called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sessile type

b.

Hermatypic

c.

Ahermatypic

d.

Scleractinian type

Question number: 13

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

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Romanche deep is located in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Indian Ocean

b.

Atlantic Ocean

c.

Caspian Sea

d.

The Pacific Ocean

Question number: 14

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

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Which one of the following indicates the correct sequences of the topographical features beneath the surface of the sea?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Slope - Shelf - Trench - Rise - Continent

b.

Continent - Slope - Abyssal Plain - Rise - Shelf

c.

Continent - Shelf - Slope - Rise - Abyssal Plain

d.

Continent - Shelf - Rise - Slope - Trench

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