Oceanography-Origin of Ocean Basins (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 19 - 24 of 28

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Question number: 19

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The origin of the ocean deeps is attributed to the ________ which have produced the mountains.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Endogenic Forces

b.

Plate collision

c.

Exogenic Forces

d.

Diastrophic Movement

Question number: 20

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The strait is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Indentation in the coastline flanked by headlands

b.

Narrow strip of water joining two large bodies of sea water

c.

Narrow strip of land connecting two areas

d.

Rocks which are solidified directly from molten materials

Question number: 21

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The basic difference between ridges and rises is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Ridges are gentle sided rises are steep

b.

Ridges are found near margins, rises in Open Ocean

c.

Ridges are steep sided, rises are gentle

d.

Ridges are geologically older rises are geologically younger

Question number: 22

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The portion of the land which is submerged under seawater is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Abyssal Plain

b.

Continental Shelf

c.

Continental Slope

d.

Trench

Question number: 23

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Arrange the following ocean bottom features in terms of percent area occupied by them in a descending order.

(1) Ocean Ridges

(2) Ocean Basin Floor

(3) Continental Platforms

(4) Submarine hills

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3, 2, 1, 4

b.

4, 1, 3, 2

c.

3, 1, 2, 4

d.

2, 1, 3, 4

Question number: 24

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Submarine canyons are found on

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Continental rise

b.

Deep sea plain

c.

Continental shelf

d.

Continental slope

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