G.K Quiz 14th September 2016 (English)
By: D.K Choudhary
Q 1. A nautical mile is equal to ?
(a) 5060 feet (b) 5280 feet
(c) 6060 feet (d) 6080 feet
Q 2. The most important fishing grounds of the world are found in the regions where ?
(a) warm and cold atmospheric currents meet
(b) river drain out large amounts of freshwater into the sea
(c) warm and cold oceanic currents meet
(d) continental shelf is undulating
Q 3. Which one of the following is a warm ocean current
(a) Labrador (b) Gulf Stream
(c) Kurile (d) Canary
Q 4. Which one of the following ocean currents mixes with Labrador current ?
(a) Canaries current (b) Benguela current
(c) Florida current (d) California current
Q 5. The Eastward continuation of the Brazil current is called ?
(a)North Atlantic drift (b) South Atlantic drift
(c) West Atlantic drift (d) Counter Equatorial drift
Q 6. Periodic movement of the sea water is known as ?
(a) Tides (b) Waves
(c) Current (d) Tsunami
Q 7. The tides are primarily caused by ?
(a) gravitational forces of the moon
(b) gravitational force of the sun
(c) gravitational forces of the earth
(d) none of these
Q 8. Tidal range is quite high ?
(a) in equatorial regions of ocean
(b) in shallow continental shelves
(c) in narrow estuaries
(d) around island
Q 9. Which of the following current is produced by upwelling of cold water ?
(a) Labrador current (b) Kurasiwo current
(c) Brazilian current (d) Benzuela current
Q 10. Currents which flow from lower latitudes to higher latitudes are ?
(a) Cool current (b) Upwelling current
(c) Tidal current (d) Warm curent