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Oceanography QUESTIONS

Exam NameOceanography QUESTIONS
DescriptionOceanography QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: Which one of the following is a warm ocean current ?

Answer:East Australian current


Question: Average salinity of water of Arabian Sea is-

Answer:35 ppt


Question: Major source of oceanic salinity is-

Answer:Ash from Volcanoes


Question: Which one of the following is the tide produced as a consequence of moon and sun pulling the earth in the same direction ?

Answer:High tide


Question: Tidal range denotes the -

Answer:difference between high and low tide


Question: The portion of the earths surface covered with water is roughly -

Answer:Two - third


Question: The challenger rise is located in -

Answer:The Atlantic Ocean


Question: Which of the following is a continental shelf sea-

Answer:Red sea


Question: Which of the following oceans does not have a north south submarine ridge ?

Answer:Pacific Ocean


Question: Which is the smallest among the following water bodies ?



Question: Which is the smallest among the following water bodies ?

Answer:Japan Sea


Question: The largest reserves of fresh water on the Earth s surface in-

Answer:North America


Question: The coastline formed by the submergence of mountain ridges running parallel to the coast is known as

Answer:Dalmation coast


Question: A submarine mountain rising more than 1000 meters above the ocean floor is known as-

Answer:Sea mount


Question: Which of the following is a warm current ?

Answer:Gulf stream


Question: Which if the following is a cool current-

Answer:Humboldt current


Question: Periodic movement of the sea water is known as-

Answer:Tides


Question: Current which flow from lower latitudes to higher latitudes are -

Answer:Warm Current


Question: The deepest ocean in the world is:

Answer:The Pacific Ocean


Question: Pelagic deposits consists of :

Answer:Organic ooze materials