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Indian Geography MCQ-8

El Nino current appears along the coast of which one of the following?

(A) Brazil
(B) Peru
(C) Alaska
(D) Western Australia

The largest ocean is ?

(A) Atlantic Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean
(C) Arctic Ocean
(D) Pacific Ocean

Which one of the following groups of oceanic water currents meet near New Found land Island of Canada?

(A) Gulf Stream and Labrador
(B) Kuroshio and Kurile
(C) Agulhas and Mozambique
(D) Brazilian and Falkland

Identify the odd one?

(A) Benguela current
(B) Peruvian current
(C) Canary current
(D) Gulf stream

Volcanic activity occurs in which of the following tectonic setting?
1. Sea floor preading
2. Subduction
3. Hotspot

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

The Gulf stream is the warm ocean current. It is moving along the East of North America up to 400 N, where it meets with Labrador current which is cold current. This meeting of warm and cold ocean current is helping for the

(A) Navigation of ship
(B) Fishing
(C) Both ‘a’ and ‘b’
(D) Neither ‘a’ nor ‘b’

Arrange the major seas of the world in descending order
1. Bering Sea
2. South China Sea
3.East China Sea
4.Red Sea
Select the correct answer using t h e codes given below

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

Assertion (A) Decay and disintegration of rock in situ is called weathering.
Reason (R) Mechanical weathering is mainly caused by temperature variation.
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

Assertion (A) Unlike temperate forests, the tropical rain forests, if cleared, can yield productive farmland that can support intensive agriculture for several years even without chemical fertilizers.
Reason (R) The primary productivity of the tropical rain forest is very high when compared to that of temperate forests.

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

Which one of the following pairs of oceans and currents is not correctly matched?

(A) North Atlantic Ocean : Canary current
(B) Eastern Pacific Ocean : Kuroshio current
(C) South Atlantic Ocean : Folkland current
(D) Indian Ocean : Agulhas current

The busiest and the most important sea route of the world is ?

(A) North Pacific Sea Route
(B) North Atlantic Sea Route
(C) South Atlantic Sea Route
(D) Indian Ocean Route

Tropical cyclone of Philippines is termed as

(A) Typhoon
(B) Willy- Willy
(C) Hurricane
(D) Baguio

Some valleys which have been drowned by the sea are called Sounds. These usually occur along

(A) an emerged highland coast
(B) a submerged coast
(C) a longitudinal coast
(D) bench and wave cut platform

Tsunamis are not caused by?

(A) hurricanes
(B) earthquakes
(C) undersea landslides
(D) volcanic eruptions

Which one of the following does the ‘West Wind Drift1 belong to?

(A) Tidal occurrence
(B) Wind system
(C) Wave phenomenon
(D) Ocean current

Consider the following statements
1. Ocean currents are the slow-surface movement of water in the same.
2. Ocean currents assist in maintaining the Earth’s heat balance.
3. Ocean currents are set in motion primarily by prevailing winds.
4. Ocean currents are affected by the configuration of the ocean.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Assertion (A) The surface winds spiral inwards upon the centre of the cyclone.
Reason (R) Air descends in the centre of the cyclone.
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