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Oceanography - Geography Objective Type Questions with Answers

6 'Kuroshio current' is a Oceanic current and it is available in
A South Atlantic Ocean
B North Pacific Ocean
C North Atlantic Ocean
D North Indian Ocean

Answer: Option [B]

'Kuroshio current' is a Oceanic current and it is available in North Pacific Ocean. Kuroshio current also known as Japan current is a north-flowing ocean current on the west side of the North Pacific Ocean. It transports the warm water northwards towards the polasr region. The warm waters of the Kuroshio Current sustain the coral reefs of Japan, the northernmost coral reefs in the world.

7 What is the highest waterfall in the world ?
A Angel Falls of Venezuela
B Browne Fall of New Zealand
C Catarata Gocta of Peru
D Langfoss of Norway

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Angel Falls of Venezuela. Angel Falls called Salto Angel in Venezuela with a height of 979 metres i.e. 3212 ft is the highest waterfall in the world.



8 Which is the highest lake above the Sea level in the world ?
A Lake Saiful-Muluk
B Lake Tsomoriri
C Lake Titicaca
D Lake Panch Pokhari

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Lake Titicaca. The highest commercially navigable lake is Lake Titicaca, which lies in the Altiplano at a height of 3,810 m (12,500 ft) above sea level on the Andean border between Peru and Bolivia.

9 Which is the world's largest lake by surface area ?
A Caspian Sea
B Lake Superior
C Lake Michigan-Huron
D Black Sea

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Caspian Sea. The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, often described as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea.

10 Which one of the following is not the part of North Atlantic Ocean current system ?
A Gulf Stream
B Antilles Current
C Canaries Current
D Benguela Current

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Benguela Current. Benguela Current, oceanic current that is a branch of the West Wind Drift of the Southern Hemisphere. It flows northward in the South Atlantic Ocean along the west coast of southern Africa nearly to the Equator before merging with the westward-flowing Atlantic South Equatorial Current.

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