Oceanography-Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 12 - 17 of 32

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Question number: 12

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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In Open Ocean in the subtropical high pressure zone the salinity is ________ while in the enclosed seas in the same latitude, salinity is ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

constant, higher

b.

lower, higher

c.

higher, lower

d.

higher, constant

Question number: 13

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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The higher salinity of the Mediterranean is related to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Higher evaporation

b.

Enclosed nature

c.

Low rainfall and runoff

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 14

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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In Southern Atlantic Ocean, isobar lines are mostly found parallel to the latitudes due to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

An excess of water over land basin

b.

An excess of water in coastal area

c.

An excess of water in river

d.

All of the above

Question number: 15

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

Appeared in Year: 2014

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The term brine is applicable to (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Sargasso Sea

b.

Baltic Sea

c.

China Sea

d.

Arabian Sea

Question number: 16

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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The sea temperature is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Constant at all depth

b.

Decreasing with the depth

c.

Slowly increases with the depth

d.

Increases with the depth

Question number: 17

» Oceanography » Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans

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Temperature in the deep waters of open oceans are always nearing freezing point due to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Surface ocean currents

b.

Surface Waves

c.

Vast stretches of water

d.

Deep equatorward flow of dense polar water

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