Daily Problem Practice for Geography and Environment (DPPGE): 3 March

DPPGE: 3 March

1. Consider the following statements:

1. The seawater temperature of Red Sea is higher than that of Persian Gulf.
2. The Baltic Sea water is more saline than that of Black Sea.

Which   of  the  statements  given  above  is / are correct?

(a) 1  only

(b)  2 only

(c) Both  1 and 2

(d)  Neither  1  nor 2

2. An artificial satellite orbiting around the Earth does not fall down. This is so because the attraction Of Earth

(a.) does not exist at such distance

(b.) is neutralized by the attraction of the moon

(c.) provides the necessary speed for its steady motion

(d.) provides the necessary acceleration for its motion

3. Consider the  following  statements  :

1. The  Benguela  current had  its  influence  in  the formation of Kalahari Desert.
2. The  Agulhas  current  had  its  influence  in  the formation of Thar Desert.
3. The  currents of Northern  Indian ocean  change their course of  How twice a year.

Which   of  the  statements  given  above  is / are correct?

(a) 1  only

(b)  2 and 3  only

(c) 1  and 3 only

(d)  1, 2 nor 3

4. Which one of the following is the characteristic climate of the Tropical Savannah Region?

(a) Rainfall throughout the year

(b) Rainfall in winter only

(c) An extremely short dry season

(d) A definite dry and wet season

5. Consider the following statements:

1. Equatorial  countercurrent  is  more  strongly developed  in  Pacific  Ocean  than  in  Atlantic Ocean.
2. Equatorial  countercurrent  flows  in  westward direction.

Which  of  the  statements  given  above   is / are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b)  2  only

(c)  Both  1  and 2

(d)  Neither 1  nor  2

6. Consider the following statements:

1. The  temperature  and  salinity  differences  that trigger thermohaline circulation of deep-sea are generated  at  the  ocean  surface  in  the  low latitude wind belts.
2. The  deep-sea  currents  of  Indian  Ocean  are generated in the  waters girdling Antarctica.

Which  of  the  statements  given   above  is / are correct ?

(a) 1  only

(b)  2 only

(c) Both  1  and 2

(d)  Neither  1  nor  2

7. Which  of  the  following  determine  the  amount of phytoplanktons in the ocean waters?

1. The  ocean currents
2. The temperature and salinity
3. The  depth of ocean waters
4. Lenght of day and night

Select   the   correct   answer   using   the   code given below:
Code:

(a) 1, 2 and 3  only

(b) 1  and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

8. “Climate is extreme, rainfall is scanty and the people used to be nomadic herders.”

The above statement best describes which of the following regions?

(a) African Savannah

(b) Central Asian Steppe

(c) North American Prairie

(d) Siberian Tundra

9. Which of the following phenomena might have influenced the evolution of organisms?

  1. Continental drift
  2. Glacial cycles

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2.

 10. Turkey is located between

(a) Black Sea and Caspian Sea

(b) Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea

(c) Gulf of Suez and Mediterranean Sea

(d) Gulf of Aqaba and Dead Sea

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