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Oceanography - Geography Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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(1) Which factors influence ocean currents ?
I. Earth's rotation(Coriolis force)
II. Winds across the ocean
III. Density of the water
IV. Convection Currents
[A] (I), (II) and (IV)
[B] (II), (III) and (IV)
[C] (I), (II) and (III)
[D] (I), (II), (III) and (IV)

Comment

Answer: Option [D]
(2) Which of the following influence the oceanic salinity ?
[A] land
[B] wind
[C] river
[D] ash from volcanoes

Comment

Answer: Option [C]
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(3) The names of four oceans are given below :
I. Atlantic
II. Arctic
III. Indian
IV. Pacific
[A] (II), (I), (IV), (III)
[B] (IV), (I), (III), (II)
[C] (I), (III), (II), (IV)
[D] ((III), (II), (I), (IV)

Comment

Answer: Option [B]
(4) Which two seas are connected by the Suez canal ?
[A] Red Sea and Arabian Sea
[B] Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
[C] Arabian Sea and Mediterranean Sea
[D] North Sea and Baltic Sea

Comment

Answer: Option [B]
(5) In which of the following the direction of Ocean currents are reversed with season ?
[A] In the Pacific Ocean
[B] In the Atlantic Ocean
[C] In the Indian Ocean
[D] In the Arctic Ocean

Comment

Answer: Option [C]

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