Oceanography-Tides and Ocean Currents (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 6 of 14

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Question number: 1

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

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Question

Surface currents in the ocean are primarily caused by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Coriolis effect

b.

Density difference

c.

Temperature difference

d.

Wind action

Question number: 2

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

The average depth of ‘equatorial-counter’ current is (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

200m

b.

150m

c.

100m

d.

50m

Question number: 3

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Assertion (Ꭺ)

The Sahara desert enjoys a dry climate. (December)

Reason (Ꭱ)

The eastern side of ocean in sub-tropics along with cold oceanic 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.

Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true

d.

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

Question number: 4

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

The Gulf Stream and the Kuroshio Current move forcefully northward as a result of (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Northern intensification

b.

Eastern intensification

c.

Southern intensification

d.

Western intensification

Question number: 5

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

Which of the following is a cold current? (December)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Agualhas current

b.

Brazil current

c.

Benguela current

d.

Gulf stream

Question number: 6

» Oceanography » Tides and Ocean Currents

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

Who postulated the ‘Progressive Wave Theory of Tides’? (June)

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

C. Darwin

b.

Daly

c.

William Whewell

d.

RA. Hans

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