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36 The ocean which touches the Asian and American shores is
A Antarctic
B Pacific
C Atlantic
D Indian

Answer: Option [B]

The ocean which touches the Asian and American shores is Pacific. The Pacific Ocean is a body of salt water extending from the Antarctic region in the south to the Arctic in the north and lying between the continents of Asia and Australia on the west and North America and South America on the east.

37 Which one of the following ocean currents does not occur in Atlantic Ocean ?
A Canary current
B Gulf stream
C Brazil current
D Peru current

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Peru current. The Humboldt Current, also called the Peru Current, is a cold, low-salinity ocean current that flows north along the western coast of South America.



38 Mariana Trench is found in
A Pacific Ocean
B Indian Ocean
C Arctic Ocean
D Atlantic Ocean

Answer: Option [A]

Mariana Trench is found in Pacific Ocean. The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is located in the western Pacific Ocean about 200 kilometres (124 mi) east of the Mariana Islands; it is the deepest oceanic trench on Earth. It is crescent-shaped and measures about 2,550 km (1,580 mi) in length and 69 km (43 mi) in width.

39 In sea, plants are restricted up to the depth of
A 2000 m
B 1000 m
C 200 m
D 20 m

Answer: Option [C]

In sea, plants are restricted up to the depth of 200 m.

40 E1 Nino occurs over
A Mediterranean Sea
B Pacific Ocean
C Atlantic Ocean
D Indian Ocean

Answer: Option [B]

E1 Nino occurs over Pacific Ocean. El Niño is the warm phase of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east-central equatorial Pacific, including the area off the Pacific coast of South America.

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