Oceanography-Ocean Deposits (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 7 - 11 of 30

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Question number: 7

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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: 8

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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

Question number: 9

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Which of the following is correctly matched?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Red clay - Pacific Ocean

b.

Pelagic deposits - Only inorganic

c.

Pteropod ooze - Continental slope

d.

Terrigenous deposits - Deep sea plain

Question number: 10

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Arrange the following based on percentage area occupied by them in decreasing order.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Red clay, Diatom ooze, Globigerina ooze, Radiolaria ooze

b.

Diatom ooze, Red clay, Radiolaria ooze, Globigerina ooze

c.

Red clay, Globigerina ooze, Diatom ooze, Radiolaria ooze

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 11

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Red clay is chiefly composed of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Windblown volcanic ash

b.

rock waste dropped by icebergs

c.

clay minerals derived from wind borne dust

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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