Indian Geography MCQ-7

Consider the following statements
1. Tides are of great help in navigation and fishing.
2. High tide enables big ships to enter or leave the harbour safely.
3. Tide prevents siltation in the harbours.
4. Kandla and Diamond Harbour are tidal ports.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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

Through which one of the following Straits, does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France?

(A) Davis Strait
(B) Denmark Strait
(C) Strait of Dover
(D) Strait of Gibraltar

Consider the following conditions
1. Low precipitation with high evaporation.
2. Anticyclone conditions with static air and high temperature.
3. Cyclonic conditions with unstable air.
4. High precipitation with high evaporation high salinity of ocean waters is associated with:

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

Identify tie incorrect statement(s) about Marine Deposits
1. Blue mud covers the largest area of ocean.
2. Green mud is found in abundance on the sea floor near the Cape of Good Hope.
3. Grey colour of Green Mud is because of mineral Glauconite.
4. Red Clay is the most wide spread Pelagic deposit.
Codes

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

Arrange the rivers in ascending order based on their length
1.Nile
2. Amazon
3.Huang Ho
4. Mississippi

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

Water with more salinity freezes at?

(A) higher temperature than normal water
(B) lower temperature than normal water
(C) same temperature as normal temperature
(D) None of the above

A biogeographic region with significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans is called as

(A) bioendangered region
(B) Biodiversity hotspot
(C) Biodiversity reservoir
(D) Environmentally endangered region

Assertion (A) Coal-based thermal power stations contribute to acid-rain.
Reason (R) Oxides of carbon are emitted when coal burus.

(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

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. Grand bank-Off the New Foundland
2. Dogger bank-North sea
Which of the statements given above is/are true?

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

Which of the following conditions hinders the development of corals?

(A) Temperature of water between 20-21 0C
(B) Existence of submarine bench or a platform
(C) Sediment free water
(D) Fresh water

In the Grand Banks, the warm Gulf stream and the cold current converge?

(A) California
(B) Labrador
(C) Folkland
(D) Oyashio

Consider the following statements
1. Nearly 30% of the petroleum production in the world is from the offshore areas.
2. The exclusive economic zone in the oceans extends upto 100 nautical miles from the coast.
3. Only less than 1 % of marine area is declared as protected area.
4. The largest marine protected area is the Great Barrier Reef.
Which of the statements given above’ are correct?

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

Willy Willy is the tropical cyclone occurring in?

(A) China Sea
(B) Caribbean Sea
(C) Coast of North-West Australia
(D) Gulf of Mexico

Which of the following is not a consequence of El Nino?

(A) Drought in India
(B) Heavy rainfall in Chile
(C) Killing of large number of fishes across Peruvian coast
(D) Floods in Australia

Consider the following statements regarding lapse rate
1. An unsaturated air mass cools at dry adiabatic lapse rate when it rise in the atmosphere.
2. The dry adiabatic lapse rate amounts to 1 0 C per 100m.
3.The wet adiabtic lapse rate mary vary between 0.40 and 0.00 per 100m.
4.Dry adiabatic lapse rate is higher because of the release of latent heat of condensation.
Which of the above given statements are correct?

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

Assertion (A) The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude
Reason (R) The capacity to hold moisture in the form of water vapour is related to temperature.

(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