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Question number: 1

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

The vertical movement of cold water from deeper oceanic layers to replace warmer surface water is called as: (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Upwelling

b.

Turbidity

c.

Emergence

d.

Halocline

Question number: 2

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Question

Surface salinity of seawater predominantly depends upon the ratio of evaporation to precipitation. At which of the following latitude surface salinity will be the highest

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

40 0

b.

10 0

c.

30 0

d.

20 0

Question number: 3

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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Question

Which line joints points of the seas/oceans having equal salinity?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Isobars

b.

Isotherms

c.

Thermohaline

d.

Isohaline

Question number: 4

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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: 5

» 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

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