Oceanography-Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 6 - 11 of 38

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Question number: 6

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Why is salinity minimum at equator?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Precipitation and evaporation is equal

b.

Maximum addition of fresh water by river

c.

Precipitation is more than evaporation

d.

Precipitation is less than the evaporation

Question number: 7

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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: 8

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The average salinity of seawater is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

30%

b.

20%

c.

40%

d.

35%

Question number: 9

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The salinity of the Gulf of Bothnia is low on account of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Minimal evaporation

b.

Low marine temperature

c.

Melting of snow

d.

Rivers draining into it

Question number: 10

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The dense fogs are common off the Grand Bank of New Foundland due to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

It is a meeting place of cold and warm air

b.

Heavy snowfall

c.

It is a meeting place of two cold ocean currents

d.

It is a meeting place of cold and warm ocean currents

Question number: 11

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

Isotherms over the oceans do not run parallel to the lines of latitudes.

Reason (Ꭱ)

They are affected by prevailing winds and the ocean current.

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 false

d.

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

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