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Question number: 115

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

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The essential difference between shields and platform is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Shields are made of granite, platform of sedimentary rocks

b.

Shields are stable part, platform are mobile part

c.

Shields are found within the continent but platform are found along continental margins

d.

Platforms are covered by horizontal sedimentary strata while shields are made of igneous or metamorphic rocks.

Question number: 116

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

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A regional surface of low relief having an elevation of within a few meters of sea level and broadly convex is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Basement complex

b.

Cratons

c.

Platform

d.

Shields

Question number: 117

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

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________ is a narrow stretch of sea between continental blocks

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Lagoon

b.

Sea

c.

Headland

d.

Marginal ocean basins

Question number: 118

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

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The steep mounds that do NOT emerge above the sea level as islands are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Seamounts

b.

Hot spots

c.

Volcanic islands

d.

Mantle Plume

Question number: 119

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

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The most important characteristics of Guyots are

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Choice (4) Response

a.

They are very few in nature

b.

They are always tilted

c.

They are formed by deposition of sedimentary rocks

d.

They are truncated and have flat tops

Question number: 120

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Who postulated the ‘Progressive Wave Theory of Tides’? (June)

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Choice (4) Response

a.

C. Darwin

b.

Daly

c.

William Whewell

d.

RA. Hans

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