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OCEANS AND SEAS

1. Which is the largest sea in the world?

(a) South China Sea

(b) Mediterranean Sea

(c) Black Sea

(d) Red Sea

 

2. The deepest point in the ocean is

(a) Mariana trench (Challanger deep)

(b) Galathea deep

(c) Bartholomew deep

(d) Mindanao deep

 

3. Which is the deepest ocean in the world?

(a) Arctic

(b) Atlantic

(c) Pacific

(d) Indian

 

4. What are the two seas linked by Suez Canal?

(a) The Mediterranean and the Red Sea

(b) The Red Sea and the Caspian

(c) The Red Sea and the Black Sea

(d) The Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea

 

5. The greatest depth of water surface is about 10,900 metres at Mariana trench. It is located in the

(a) Atlantic Ocean

(b) Pacific Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) AntarcticaOcean

 

6. Which of the following is an Ocean Current’?

(a) West wind

(b) Gulf stream

(c) Both of these

(d) None of these

 

7. Of the total water on the earth, fresh water reserves Constitute approximately

(a) 1.2%

(b) 2.7%

(c) 4.5%

(d) 5.8%

 

8. Which of the following ocean currents is popularly known as “Warm Blanket of Europe”?

(a) Beneguela Current

(b) Canaries Current

(c) Gulf Stream

(d) West wind drift

 

9. In which one of the following oceans, the ocean currents do not move  regularly in one particular direction?

(a) Arctic Ocean

(b) Indian Ocean

(c) Atlantic Ocean

(d) Pacific Ocean

 

10. Which of the following islands is located in the Caribbean Sea?

(a) Sardinia

(b) Jamaica

(c) Sumatra

(d) Tahiti

 

11. Ocean currents are caused by

(a) Westerlies

(b) Periodic winds

(c) Permanent winds

(d) Monsoon winds

 

12. Consider the following countries:

1. Algeria

2. Morocco

3. Mauritania

 

Which of these border (s) the Mediterranean Sea?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

13. A ship met with an accident at 30˚E and 35˚N. The ship was sailing in the

(a) Baltic Sea

(b) Black Sea

(c) Mediterranean Sea

(d) Red Sea

 

14. Which of the following sea is located in Central Asia?

(a) Red sea

(b) China sea

(c) Japan sea

(d) Aral sea

 

15. Which of the following Oceans is called “Father of oceans”

(a) Indian Ocean

(b) Atlantic Ocean

(c) Pacific Ocean

(d) None of these

 

16. Which of the following Oceans was called ‘Bahr-e-Zulamat” by Allama lqbal?

(a) Indian Ocean

(b) Atlantic Ocean

(c) Pacific Ocean

(d) ArabicOcean

 

17. What is the average depth of all oceans?

(a) 3735 meters

(b) 4437 meters

(c) 3530 meters

(d) 6135 meters

 

18. Which of the following oceans covers above about one third of the surface earth?

(a) Pacific Ocean

(b) Atlantic Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) AdriaticOcean

 

19. Which is the smallest ocean of the world?

(a) Indian Ocean

(b) Arctic Ocean

(c) Pacific Ocean

(d) Atlantic Ocean

 

20. Which is the second largest ocean of the world?

(a) Indian Ocean

(b) Pacific Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean

(d) None of these

 

21. What is the average depth of Pacific Ocean?

 (a) 4280 meters

(b) 3635 meters

(c) 3437 meters

(d) None of these

 

22. What is the average depth of Arctic Ocean?

(a) 1716 meters

(b) 1205 meters
(c) 1450 meters

(d) None of these

 

23. What is the average depth of Atlantic Ocean?

(a) 3590 meters

(b) 3670 meters
(c) 3929 meters

(d) None of these

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25. Which of the following separates Asia from Africa?

(a) Arabic sea

(b) Yellow sea
(c) Red sea

(d) None of these

 

26. What is the total A of Pacific Ocean?

(a) 155557,000 sq.km

(b) 199116,000 sq.km
(c) 176677,000 sq.km

(d) None of these

 

27. Which is the smallest sea of the world?

(a) Black Sea

(b) Red Sea

(c) Baltic Sea

(d) South China Sea

 

28. Red Sea is situated in the Ocean?

(a) Pacific Ocean

(b) Indian Ocean

(c) Atlantic Ocean

(d) Arctic Ocean

 

29. Caspian Sea, Dead Sea and ArabSea are actuafly

(a) Lakes

(b) Rivers

(c) Part of Oceans

(d) Artificial Seas

 

30. SumatraIsland is situated in

(a) Pacific Ocean

(b) Indian Ocean

(c) Atlantic Ocean

(d) Arabian Sea

 

31. What is the area covered by South China sea?

(a) 29,74,600 Sq. Km

(b) 21,15,215 Sq. Km

(c) 26,18,915 Sq. Km

(d) 27,19,315 Sq. Km

 

32. Which is the deepest sea of the world?

(a) Caribbean sea

(b) Mediterranean sea

(c) Baltic sea

(d) Andaman sea

 

33. Area wise which is the second biggest sea of the world

(a) Red sea

(b) Caribbean sea

(c) Baltic sea

(d) Black sea

 

34. Which is the shallowest sea of the world?

(a) North Sea

(b) Hudson Bay

(c) Gulf of St. Lawrence

(d) Red Sea

 

35. Which is the saltiest sea of the world?

(a) Mediterranean sea

(b) Black sea

(c) Caribbean sea

(d) Baltic sea

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