G.K Quiz 13th September 2016 (English)
By: D.K Choudhary
Q 1. The coastline formed by the submergenece of mountain ridges running parallel to the coast is known as
(a)Dalmation coast (b) Ria coast
(c) Fiord coast (d) Haff coast
Q 2. Oceanic waves causd by an earthquake are known as ?
(a) S-waves (b) L-waves
(c) P-waves (d) Tsunamis
Q 3. A submarine mountain rising more than 1000 meters above the ocean floor is known as ?
(a) sea mount (b) abyssal hill
(c) guyots (d) submarine ridge
Q 4. The ocean relief is generally ?
(a) more diverse than that of the continents
(b) more uniform than that of the continents
(c) showing minor variations only
(d) not much of a significance
Q 5. Water bodies which have low concentration of nutrients are in ?
(a) Littoral zones (b) Oligotrophic areas
(c) Neritic province (d) Benthos zone
Q 6. The coastline formed by the submergence of mountain ridges running parallel to the coast is known as ?
(a) Dalmation Coast (b) Ria Cost
(c) Flord Coast (d) Haff Coast
Q 7. The deepest oceanic trench Mariana is located in ?
(a) Atlantic Ocean (b) Arctic Ocean
(c) Pacific Ocean (d) Indian Ocean
Q 8. Which one of the following sequences of ocean trenches is correct in terms of the ascending order of their depths ?
(a) Aleutian Trench- Mindanao Trench- New Herbides Trench
(b) New Herbides Trench- Mindanao Trench- Aleurtian Trench
(c) Aleurtian Trench- New Herbides Trench- Mindanao Trench
(d) New Herbides Trench- Aleurtian Trench- Mindanao Trench
Q 9. Sargasso Sea is Characterized by ?
(a) Very cold water
(b) Very warm water
(c) Highly saline water
(d) Typical marine vegetation
Q 10. ‘Water table’ refers to ?
(a) The lower limit of the zone of saturation
(b) The upper limit of the zone of saturation
(c) Seepage of water into fissures lying underground
(d) The contact zone of the permeable and impermeable rocks