Oceanography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 137 - 142 of 145

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Question number: 137

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

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Question

Which sea referred as an oceanic desert?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Dead Sea

b.

Red Sea

c.

Sargasso Sea

d.

Arabian Sea

Question number: 138

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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Question

Dead Sea contains the deposits of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Gypsum

b.

Limestone

c.

Bromine

d. Both a. and b. are correct

Question number: 139

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

The term ‘microtidal’ has been adopted to refer to spring tidal range

(Paper - 3 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

> 6 m

b.

4 - 6 m

c.

2 - 4 m

d.

< 2 m

Question number: 140

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

Which one of the following bays has the highest tides in the world? (Paper - 2 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Bay of Fundy

b.

Bay of Khambat

c.

Bat of Bengal

d.

Hudson Bay

Question number: 141

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

The islands along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge are highly prone to volcanic activity

(Paper - 3 July)

Reason (Ꭱ)

The sea-floor spreading is the main cause of earthquakes in the Atlantic Ocean

Choices

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

Question number: 142

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

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Identify the correct statement pertaining to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge from the floor of Atlantic Ocean among the following? (Paper - 2 July)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Almost 6 km above

b.

Almost 4 km above

c.

Almost 5 km above

d.

Almost 3 km above

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