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  • Question of

    It is an artificial 82 km (51 mi) waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.

    • Suez Canal
    • Panama Canal
    • Bering Sea
    • Gulf of Alaska
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    Which one of the following statements is not true?

    • Gulfs with narrow fronts and wider rears experience high tides
    • Tidal currents take place when a gulf is connected with the open sea by a narrow channel
    • Tidal bore occurs when a tide enters the narrow and shallow estuary of a river
    • The tidal nature of the mouth of the river Hooghly is of crucial importance to Kolkata as port
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    What is the correct decreasing order of the share of different salts in sea water?

    • sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, magnesium sulphate, potassium sulphate
    • sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium sulphate, magnesium sulphate
    • sodium chloride, magnesium sulphate, potassium sulphate, magnesium chloride
    • sodium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium sulphate, magnesium sulphate
  • Question of

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

    • Dalmation coast
    • Ria coast
    • Fiord coast
    • Haff coast
  • Question of

    Coral reefs are formed by:

    • volcanic rocks
    • marine sediments
    • chlorine material precipitated from sea water
    • tiny colonial marine animals which construct limestone skeleton material
  • Question of

    Which one of the following pairs of straits and the countries they separate is wrongly matched?

    • Gibraltar Strait – Spain and Morocco
    • Bering Strait – Sumatra and Malaysia
    • Magellan Strait – Chile and Tiera del Fuego
    • Bass Strait – Australia and Tasmania
  • Question of

    Which one of the following is the cloud that is dark-grey or black, found at very low height and brings the real rain?

    • Altocumulus
    • Cirrus
    • Cirrostratus
    • Nimbostratus
  • Question of

    Which one of the following statements is correct?

    • Cirrus clouds are composed of ice crystals
    • Cirrus clouds exhibit a flat base and have the appearance of rising domes
    • Cumulus clouds are white and thin, and form delicate patches and give a fibrous and feathery appearance
    • Cumulus clouds are classified as high clouds
  • Question of

    The cauliflower shape is associated with which of the following cloud formations?

    • Stratus
    • Cumulus
    • Nimbus
    • Cirrus
  • Question of

    The principal reason for the formation of metamorphic rocks is:

    • Decomposition of sediments
    • Decomposition of sediments
    • Extreme heat and pressure
    • Solidification of magma
  • Question of

    Which of the following is not helpful for delta formation?

    • Fast movement of river in mountains to cut sediments
    • Slow speed
    • Long river course
    • Tidal nature of waves
  • Question of

    An ox-bow lake is a:

    • lake formed behind an off-shore bar
    • lake occupying a volcanic crater
    • lake formed due to cut off meander
    • lake occupying a hollow scooped by a glacier
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    The Ocean currents transfer heat from:

    • one sea or ocean to another
    • one coast to another
    • the surface of the sea to greater depths
    • lower to higher latitudes
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    Which one of the following pairs of ocean currents meet each other near Newfound land?

    • Canaries and Labrador
    • Gulf stream and Labrador
    • Gulfstream and Canaries
    • Kuroshio and Kurile

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