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world geography QUESTIONS

Exam Nameworld geography QUESTIONS
Descriptionworld geography 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: Pelagic deposits are in the form of liquid mud known as ooze found:

Answer:on the deep ocean floor


Question: Benthos is the name given toa those organisms which live----

Answer:at the bottom of the ocean


Question: Abundant organic life is present in----

Answer:Zone of upwelling of cold water.


Question: Oozes are associated with-

Answer:Pelagic deposits


Question: Neap tides occur during :

Answer:First and third quarter


Question: Salinity of sea water refers to the salt content expressed in terms of gram per kilograms. The average salt content is :

Answer:35%


Question: Drift plain are formed by :

Answer:Deposits of continental glaciations


Question: Fiord originate as a result of ---

Answer:Glacial erosion


Question: Groin is---------

Answer:simply a wall built at right angles to the shorelines


Question: Delta shore line is----

Answer:built of material brought out of stream system


Question: What is a coastal plains ?

Answer:Coastal plains is created by continental shelf exposed by emergence.


Question: The greatest known ocean depth is :

Answer:11033 metre


Question: The Caspian sea, the largest inland sea or lake in the world , is located:

Answer:Partly in Europe and partly in Asia


Question: Which is the largest sea in the World ?

Answer:South China Sea


Question: Which is the largest Gulf in the World ?

Answer:The Gulf of Mexico


Question: There is a submarine ridge in the Bay of Bengal. What is it called ?

Answer:Ninety east ridge


Question: What is the proportion of landmass of the ocean floor plotted against the given datum line called ?

Answer:Hypsographic curve


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