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Questions Related to geography

Neap tides, i.e., small tides are caused when _____________________.

  1. Sun, and moon are at right angles

  2. Sun, earth and moon are in one line

  3. There is new moon

  4. There is full moon

Correct Option: A

The rise and fall of the sea-water at the surface at constant intervals is known as __________.

  1. Bore

  2. Tides

  3. Waves

  4. Water drift

Correct Option: B

Which of the following statements is not correct about the ocean currents?

  1. Currents do not exert an influence on the climatic conditions of the coasts

  2. Winds play an important role in the circulation of the ocean currents

  3. Currents are produced by the differences in the density of the sea water at different depths

  4. Direction of ocean currents is influenced by the shape and position of coasts

Correct Option: A

Which of the following is not an effect of the ocean currents?

  1. They effect commerce because they keep the harbours open even during winter

  2. Water of the ocean is kept pure

  3. Warm equatorial currents lower the temperature of the places through which they pass

  4. They do not effect rainfall over the coasts

Correct Option: D

Spring tides are caused, when _____________________.

  1. The earth, moon and sun are in a line

  2. The moon and sun are on a line

  3. The sun and moon are at right angles to each other and the earth is at the centre

  4. There is new moon

Correct Option: A

Neap tides occur _______________.

  1. On new and full moon days

  2. On first and third quarters of the month

  3. Twice daily

  4. On every full moon

Correct Option: B

The tides in the seas are influenced both by the sun and the moon. This fact is proved by ________________.

  1. The spring and the neap tides

  2. The bores

  3. Ebb tides

  4. Oceanic currents

Correct Option: A

Tides are caused because of ___________________.

  1. Gravitational pull of the sun

  2. Gravitational pull of the moon

  3. Gravitational pull of the earth towards its axis

  4. Difference in the temperatures of water of the sea at different depths

Correct Option: B

The part of the sea which touches the land and is generally not so deep is called ______________.

  1. The high sea

  2. The continental shelf

  3. Isthmus

  4. Lake

Correct Option: B