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Question number: 23

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Low lying tropical areas supply little sediment/unit of drainage basin.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Tropical climate is sparsely populated.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 24

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

Appeared in Year: 2014

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Oceanic salinity is low in equatorial regions.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Equatorial region is characterized by heavy rainfall, cloudiness and humidity.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question number: 25

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

The continental shelf is a steep seaward sloping surface extending between the shoreline and continental slope.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Continents do not rise abruptly from the steep sea edge but there is a gradual rise of land.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ

b.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

c.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ

Question number: 26

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

MCQ▾

Question

Why is salinity minimum at equator?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Precipitation and evaporation is equal

b.

Maximum addition of fresh water by river

c.

Precipitation is more than evaporation

d.

Precipitation is less than the evaporation

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