Oceanography multiple choice questions(mcqs) and answers

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)

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

Answer: Option [C]
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)

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

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

Answer: Option [C]

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