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Indian Geography MCQ-6

Waves often change direction as they approach a shoreline, a phenomenon known as

(A) Wave refraction
(B) Wave reflection
(C) Wave diffraction
(D) Wave diffusion

Which of the following is responsible for the characteristic reddish colour of Red sea?

(A) Red algae
(B) Brown algae
(C) Green algae
(D) Blue-green algae

Identify the incorrect statement (s)
1. Other things being equal, the differential effect of wave refraction tends to smooth the coastal outline.
2. A wave of translation can be a powerful force of destruction.
3. Waves often change direction as they approach the shore, a phenomenon known as Wave Refraction.
4. Wave amplitude is one half of the Wavelength
Codes

(A) Only 1
(B) 1 and 3
(C) Only 2
(D) None of these

Which of the following type of tides is observed at an interval of every 6 months?

(A) Spring tides
(B) Neap tides
(C) Tropical tides
(D) Equinoctial spring tides

Which one of the following statements is not correct?

(A) Gulf with narrow fronts and wider rears experience high tides
(B) Tidal currents take place when a Gulf is connected with the open sea by a narrow channel
(C) Tidal bore occurs when a tide enters the narrow and shallow estuary of a river
(D) The tidal nature of the mouth of the river Hooghly is of crucial importance to Kolkata as port

Assertion (A) Despite low evaporation and stable stratification of the atmosphere, salinity is high in polar regions.
Reason (R) Sea water freezes leaving the remaining water saline than before.
Codes

(A) Both A and R are true, and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Consider the following statements
1. In equatorial regions, the year is divided into four main seasons.
2. In Mediterranean region, summer receives more rain.
3. In China type climate, rainfall occurs throughout the year.
4. Tropical highlands exhibit verticalzonation of different climates.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 1,2 and 4
(D) 3 and 4

Which of the following are cold ocean currents?
1.Humbolt current
2. Brazil current
3. Oyasiwo current
4. Canary current
Select the correct answer from the codes given below

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1,3 and 4
(D) 2, 3 and 4

Which one of the following is correctly matched?

(A) Canary current : Mediterranean Sea
(B) Falkland current : Arabian Sea
(C) Gulf stream : Pacific Ocean
(D) Labrador current : North Atlantic Ocean

Identify the wrong pair?

(A) North-East Pacific : Dogger Bank
(B) North-Wast Atlantic : Grand Banks
(C) North-East Atlantic : Great Fisher Bank
(D) North-West Atlantic : Chesapeake Bay

The great Asian river Mekong does not run through

(A) China
(B) Malaysia
(C) Cambodia
(D) Laos

When the waves break as Surf?

(A) there is an increase in wave height
(B) there is a decrease in wavelength
(C) there is an increase in wave height and a decrease in wavelength
(D) decrease in wavelength and an increase in wavelength

Assertion (A) Ocean water in the Northern hemisphere is warmer than that of the Southern hemisphere.
Reason (R) In comparison to the Northern hemisphere, rivers discharging into the oceans of the Southern hemisphere are more in number.

(A) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C) A is true, but R is false
(D) A is false, but R is true

Which of the following statements are true?
1. The direction of Canary current is north to South.
2. The direction of Benguela current is South to North.
3. The direction of North Atlantic drift is West to East.
4. The Direction of Californian Current is north to South.
Choose the right answer from the options given below

(A) 1 and 2
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 2, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Azores High-the North Atlantic Ocean’s Subtropical high pressure cell, which is generally cent red over latitude 30 0 N, is also known as

(A) Aleutian High
(B) Bermuda High
(C) Canadian High
(D) Hawaiian High

The loss of water vapour by plants after it has been drawn from the soil is called

(A) Evaporation
(B) Transpiration
(C) Evapotranspiration
(D) Transoevaporation

Which one of the following is a warm ocean current?

(A) East Australian current
(B) West Australian current
(C) Benguela current
(D) Peru current