Oceanography-Ocean Deposits (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 30

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Question number: 1

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Question

Which of the following statements about Cosmogenous deposits is NOT correct.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Cosmogenous deposits are abundant in Antarctic Ocean

b.

Cosmogenous deposits have source away from Earth

c.

Cosmogenous deposits are of miniscule

d.

Cosmogenous deposits are found in Littoral, Bathyal and Abyssal zone.

Question number: 2

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Lithogenous sediments are low in amount in Polar Regions.

Reason (Ꭱ)

Low temperatures retard the breakdown of rocks.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

b.

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

c.

Ꭺ is true but Ꭱ is false

d.

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

Question number: 3

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Question

________ deposits occupy the largest percent of bottom surface of oceans.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Hydrogenous

b.

Clay

c.

Biogenous

d.

Terrigenous

Question number: 4

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Question

The floor of the Atlantic Ocean is mostly covered by the ________ ooze.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Radiolaria

b.

Pteropod

c.

Coccolithophore

d.

Globigerina

Question number: 5

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Question

Which of the following statement is correct.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1, 2 and 4

c.

1, 3 and 4

d.

2, 3 and 4

Question number: 6

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Question

Which ocean deposits is found in the deepest parts of the oceans.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Red mud

b.

Terrigenous deposits

c.

Diatom ooze

d.

Red clay

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