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Question number: 121

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Coastal area greatly affected by storm surge is: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Kerala coast

b.

West Bengal coast

c.

Chennai coast

d.

Andhra coast

Question number: 122

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

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Surface circulation of ocean water is driven by: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Tidal force

b.

Gravitational force

c.

Blowing wind

d.

Resisting force

Question number: 123

» Oceanography » Ocean Deposits

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Question

Which of the following is NOT correct.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The organic shells and skeletons are changed into sand and mud by mechanical and chemical processes.

b.

Supply of terrigenous mud is greater on the slopes.

c.

The pelagic deposits cover about 75 % of the oceanic area.

d.

None of the above

Question number: 124

» Oceanography » Sea-Level Changes

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Who postulated the concept of Sea floor spreading? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

W. J. Morgan

b.

T. J. Wilson

c.

Le Pichon

d.

Harry Hess

Question number: 125

» Oceanography » Coral Reefs

Appeared in Year: 2015

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“All coral reefs begun as fringe reefs around an inland”. This was indicated in: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Darwin’s subsidence theory

b.

Daly’s subsidence theory

c.

Day’s glacial control theory

d.

Darwin’s glacial control theory

Question number: 126

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

The salinity of sea ice ranges from (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

0 - 3%

b.

11 - 17%

c.

3 - 10%

d.

28 - 35%

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