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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: Where is the Dogger bank, which is a major fishing area located ?

Answer:North Sea


Question: The canal joining Baltic sea to North sea is-

Answer:Kiel Canal


Question: Dead sea is situated in-----

Answer:A rift valley


Question: The busiest and the most important sea route of the world is ----

Answer:North Atlantic Sea Route


Question: Which one among the following best explains the reason for the eastern and western boundaries of the Pacific Ocean experiencing frequent earthquake ?

Answer:These margins coincide with the plate margins


Question: The layer of water in the oceans and lakes that separates the warmer surface layer from the deeper colder layer is called ---

Answer:Thermocline


Question: The winter temperatures of north -western Europe are higher than those of eastern Europe in the same latitudinal zone because ------

Answer:It lies under westerly winds which blow over the Gulf Stream Drift.


Question: Coral reefs are formed by---

Answer:Tiny colonial marine animals which construct limestone skeleton material.


Question: The Great barrier reef is -----

Answer:Conglomeration of corals in Australian waters.


Question: Hawaiian islands are located in ----

Answer:North Pacific Ocean


Question: The Island of Seychelles are located in the --------

Answer:Indian Ocean


Question: Diego Garcia is in ----------

Answer:Indian Ocean


Question: The highest lake above the sea level in the world is __________

Answer:Lake Titicaca


Question: The world's largest take is ----------

Answer:Caspian sea


Question: An oxe-bow lake is a ----

Answer:Lake formed due to cut off meander


Question: The largest lake in Africa is -------------

Answer:Lake Victoria


Question: Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world ?

Answer:Lake Superior


Question: Which is the largest irrigation canal of the World ?

Answer:Indira Gandhi Canal


Question: The largest island in the Indian Ocean is--------

Answer:Tasmania


Question: The Australian state which is an island is ---------

Answer:Tasmania