GK/Hydrosphere Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A steep sided canyon is formed by the river Colorado in the

1.Bangladesh

2.USA

3.India

4.Brazil


Question: A wide inlet of the sea usually concave in shape, is termed as a

1.Sound

2.Strait

3.Fjord

4.Bay


Question: Armenia does not border the

1.Hawaiian sea

2.Luzan Sea

3.Caspian Sea

4.All of the above


Question: Armenia is a landlocked country between the Black and

1.Caspian Seas

2.Pacific ocean

3.Luzon sea

4.None of the above


Question: As moon is closer to Earth than Sun, its __________ is more as compared to that of Sun.

1.Magnetic force

2.Gravitational pull

3.Magnetic and Gravitational force

4.None of the above


Question: Caspian is the

1.Ocean

2.City in Hawaiian island

3.Sea

4.None of the above


Question: Continental shelf is one of the features of continental landmass submerged under shallow sea water. Its average widths is approximately in Kilometers is

1.70 Km

2.80 Km

3.90 Km

4.100 Km


Question: Due to action of water, inundation of shoreline takes place and such an inundation with a wide inlet and concave shape is called

1.Strait

2.Sound

3.Bay

4.All of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks _______make the largest river delta of the World.

1.Danube - Thames

2.Ganga - Brahmaputra

3.Rhine - Seine

4.Nile - Euphrates


Question: Fill in the blanks: The islands of Seychelles are located in the ________

1.Indian Ocean

2.Arctic Ocean

3.Atlantic Ocean

4.Pacific Ocean


Question: Fill in the blanks: The latitude of Mediterranean Sea is _________, and the longitude is _________

1.34.553127, 18.048012

2.23.78257, 17.936166

3.84.272773, 57.273627

4.None of the above


Question: Fill in the blanks: ________ currents move constantly in their definite path. They erode away rock against which they strike.

1.Coast of Sea

2.Structure of Shall

3.Ocean Currents

4.Depth of The Ocean


Question: Hawaiian is an island are known as

1.Cross road of the pacific

2.Cross road of the Atlantic

3.Cross way of pacific

4.None of the above


Question: In Indian Ocean, the direction of ocean current with season is

1.Remain Same

2.Turn at angle of 45

3.Reversed

4.Not specified


Question: In which Island, Tokyo is situated ?

1.Shikoku

2.Hokkaido

3.Honshu

4.None of the above


Question: In which ocean, the direction of ocean current is reversed with season ?

1.Indian Ocean

2.Pacific ocean

3.Atlantic Ocean

4.All of the above


Question: In which of the following sea, we obtained maximum amount of herring fish ?

1.The North Sea around the Netherlands

2.The Sea of japan

3.The gulf of Mexico

4.Atlantic


Question: In which of the following seas have no coastline ?

1.Sea of Okhotsk

2.White Sea

3.Sargasso Sea

4.All of the above


Question: In which Region, Grand Banks are famous fishing ground ?

1.North east pacific

2.West east pacific

3.North east Atlantic

4.North west Atlantic


Question: Luzon is an island which is the largest island of the

1.America

2.Japan

3.China

4.Philippines


Question: Mariana Trench is located in which of the following ocean?

1.Western Pacific Ocean

2.Artic Ocean

3.Atlantic Ocean

4.Indian Ocean


Question: One of the most popular island of the Philippines is

1.Luzon

2.Mindanao

3.Palawan

4.Negnos


Question: Orinoco, Amazon and Congo rivers falls into which of the following Ocean?

1.Pacific Ocean

2.Indian Ocean

3.Atlantic Ocean

4.All of the above


Question: River Amsel is located in

1.Amsterdam

2.Alexandria

3.Baghad

4.Budapest


Question: River Danube is situated at which of the following city?

1.Baghad

2.Budapest

3.Bhopal

4.None


Question: Running water forms

1.Canyons

2.Valleys

3.Gorges

4.All of the above


Question: Sargasso sea is the only sea without a

1.coastline

2.land boundary

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: The American Great Lakes accounts how much percent of fresh water on Earth Surface ?

1.45%

2.13%

3.21%

4.67%


Question: The Atlantic Ocean routes are busier than the Pacific Ocean routes because Atlantic Ocean

1.Has better shipping facilities

2.Is surrounded on both sides by industrialised nations

3.Routes are shorter

4.Routes are not so dangerous


Question: The average ocean salinity is _____ and the average river water salinity is ____

1.35 ppt, 0.5 ppt

2.27 ppt, 0.5 ppt

3.35 ppt, 0.6 ppt

4.27 ppt, 0.6 ppt


Question: The change or reverse in monsoon winds also reversed the direction of ocean currents of

1.Pacific Ocean

2.Atlantic Ocean

3.Indian Ocean

4.All of the above


Question: The Humboldt Current, also known as the _____ Current, is an ocean current that flows along the western coast of South America.

1.Hydrocurrent

2.Peru

3.Magneticcurrent

4.None of the above


Question: The lake Ontario and St. Lawrence of USA and Canada lie to the south-east of

1.Labrador Sea

2.Atlantic Ocean

3.New Found land

4.None of the above


Question: The main Hawaiian Islands are a group of inhabited islands located at which of the following place?

1.North Pacific Ocean

2.South Atlantic Ocean

3.North Atlantic Ocean

4.South Pacific Ocean


Question: The maximum reserved fresh water on the Earth surface is in

1.South America

2.North America

3.Russia

4.Africa


Question: The north easterly direction in winter monsoon winds of Indian Ocean, in summer direction will become ?

1.North east

2.North West

3.South east

4.South west


Question: The North Sea around the Netherlands are obtained maximum amount of

1.Fishery

2.Plane Soil

3.Cristal def

4.None of the above


Question: The Sargasso sea is located entirely within the

1.Pacific Ocean

2.Atlantic Ocean

3.Indian Ocean

4.None of the above


Question: The Worlds Ocean Fishing grounds are located in the

1.Equatorial water

2.Cool waters of the northern hemisphere

3.Temperate waters of tropical seas

4.More than one option is correct


Question: To which of the following, Grand Bank and Dogger Bank are related?

1.Shipping

2.Main fish catching zone

3.Tidal power plants

4.Scuba diving


Question: Victoria Falls is one of the greatest attractive place in Africa and one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the earth are located on

1.River Congo

2.River Niger

3.River Nile

4.River Zambezi


Question: When water freezes in the polar seas the salts

1.Remain in the subsurface water that does not freeze

2.Form a layer on top

3.Partly freeze and partly sink to the bottom

4.Sink to the bottom


Question: Which among the following is the busiest oceanic trade route?

1.Cape route

2.Suez canal

3.North Atlantic route

4.Panama canal


Question: Which among the following ocean current is found in Atlantic ocean?

1.Brazilian Stream

2.Gulf Stream

3.Canary Current

4.All of the above


Question: Which of the following are situated in Honshu Island ?

1.Tokyo

2.Chink

3.Goa

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following countries does not border the Caspian sea ?

1.Turkmenistan

2.Pakistan

3.China

4.Armenia


Question: Which of the following island is the largest island of the Philippines ?

1.Palawan

2.Negnos

3.Luzon

4.Mindanao


Question: Which of the following islands are the cross roads of the pacific ?

1.Windward

2.Luzon

3.Fiji

4.Hawaiian


Question: Which one of the following is not a landform which results due to rejuvenation of a river?

1.Oxbow lake

2.Incised meander

3.Knick point

4.Rive terrace


Question: ______ one of the three largest of the worlds ocean currents, has long fascinated humans.

1.Antarctica Current

2.California Current

3.Gulf Stream

4.Kuroshio


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