Oceanography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 27 - 31 of 145

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Question number: 27

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

MCQ▾

Question

The Norwegian Sea and the North Sea has ________ salinity because of ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

lower, fresh water influx

b.

higher, evaporation

c.

higher, Gulf Stream

d.

lower, precipitation

Question number: 28

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

Submarine Canyons are deep gorges on the ocean floor.

Reason (Ꭱ)

They are mainly restricted to the continental shelf, slope and rise.

Which of the following is true?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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

b.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

c.

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

d.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

Question number: 29

» Oceanography » Ocean Deposits

MCQ▾

Question

Which of the following statement is correct

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Neritic deposits are abundant in relatively calm waters of low salinity.

b.

Neritic deposits are minimum in relatively shallow water of high salinity.

c.

Neritic deposits are abundant in relatively shallow water of low salinity.

d.

Neritic deposits are abundant in relatively shallow water of high salinity.

Question number: 30

» Oceanography » Origin of Ocean Basins

MCQ▾

Question

Red Sea is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Faulted structure

b.

Volcanic structure

c.

Residual structure

d.

Folded structure

Question number: 31

» Oceanography » Ocean Deposits

MCQ▾

Question

Which is the most widely spread of all the ocean deposits

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Volcanic deposits

b.

Pteropod ooze

c.

Red clay

d.

Extraterrestrial matter

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