Quiz | Jatin Verma’s IAS Academy
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Q1

Consider the following statements:

1. The maximum capacity of the atmosphere to hold water vapour at a given temperature is known as absolute humidity.

2. The relative humidity is greater over the oceans and least over the continents.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q2

Consider the following statements:

1. Condensation is the reverse of evaporation.

2. At the dew point, the air cannot hold more water in the gas form.

3. Condensation takes place only when the dew point is lower than the freezing point.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q3

"These clouds are black or dark gray. They form at middle levels or very near to the surface of the earth. These are extremely dense and opaque to the rays of the sun. Sometimes, the clouds are so low that they seem to touch the ground."

Which of the following type of cloud has been described in the above passage?

Q4

Consider the following pairs:

Type of coral reefs      Description

1. Fringing Reefs:         They are sometimes separated from the shore by a shallow lagoon

2. Barrier Reefs:           They foster dense vegetation

3. Atolls:                        They are always circular reef enclosing a lagoon with no island

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

Q5

Which of the following is/are essential condition(s) for the survival of reef-building coral?

1. Water temperature above below 27 degrees Celsius

2. Depth of the water should not exceed 180 feet

3. Sediment free saltwater

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Q6

Consider the following statements:

1. The continental islands are always separated from the mainland by a shallow channel while Individual Island is separated by a deep channel.

2. Sri-Lanka is an example of Individual Island.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q7

Consider the following statements:

1. The Kuroshio and Oyashio current meet on the North-Eastern Coast of Japan.

2. The mixing of warm and cold currents help to replenish the oxygen in the ocean water.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q8

Consider the following statements:

1. The continental shelves are the richest fishing grounds in the world.

2. The limited depth and gentle slope of continental shelves decrease the height of tides.  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q9

Which of the following factors affecting Temperature Distribution?

  1. Latitude
  2. Prevailing wind
  3. Altitude
  4. Ocean Currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q10

Which of the following statement is incorrect?

Q11

Consider the following pairs about the Ocean Current

  1. Gulf Stream Current - Cold 
  2. Falkland Current - Cold 
  3. Mozambique Current - Warm 

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correct?

 

Q12

Which among the following is incorrectly matched?

Q13

Consider the following statements

  1. The top layer of warm oceanic water is about 500 m thick with temperatures ranging between 300C to 400C.
  2. The second layer is characterised by rapid decrease in tem[perature with increasing depth.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

Q14

Which of the following factors affecting ocean salinity?

  1. Evaporation and precipitation
  2. Freshwater flow from rivers
  3. Wind
  4. Ocean currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q15

Which of the factors responsible for ocean currents?

  1. The Planetary winds
  2. Temperatures
  3. Salinity
  4. The earth rotation around the sun
  5. Obstruction from land

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q1.

Consider the following statements:

1. The maximum capacity of the atmosphere to hold water vapour at a given temperature is known as absolute humidity.

2. The relative humidity is greater over the oceans and least over the continents.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q2.

Consider the following statements:

1. Condensation is the reverse of evaporation.

2. At the dew point, the air cannot hold more water in the gas form.

3. Condensation takes place only when the dew point is lower than the freezing point.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q3.

"These clouds are black or dark gray. They form at middle levels or very near to the surface of the earth. These are extremely dense and opaque to the rays of the sun. Sometimes, the clouds are so low that they seem to touch the ground."

Which of the following type of cloud has been described in the above passage?

a) Cumulus
b) Stratus
c) Cirrus
d) Nimbus
Q4.

Consider the following pairs:

Type of coral reefs      Description

1. Fringing Reefs:         They are sometimes separated from the shore by a shallow lagoon

2. Barrier Reefs:           They foster dense vegetation

3. Atolls:                        They are always circular reef enclosing a lagoon with no island

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

Which of the following is/are essential condition(s) for the survival of reef-building coral?

1. Water temperature above below 27 degrees Celsius

2. Depth of the water should not exceed 180 feet

3. Sediment free saltwater

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q6.

Consider the following statements:

1. The continental islands are always separated from the mainland by a shallow channel while Individual Island is separated by a deep channel.

2. Sri-Lanka is an example of Individual Island.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q7.

Consider the following statements:

1. The Kuroshio and Oyashio current meet on the North-Eastern Coast of Japan.

2. The mixing of warm and cold currents help to replenish the oxygen in the ocean water.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q8.

Consider the following statements:

1. The continental shelves are the richest fishing grounds in the world.

2. The limited depth and gentle slope of continental shelves decrease the height of tides.  

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q9.

Which of the following factors affecting Temperature Distribution?

  1. Latitude
  2. Prevailing wind
  3. Altitude
  4. Ocean Currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 4 only
Q10.

Which of the following statement is incorrect?

a) A thunderstorm is the well-grown cumulonimbus cloud
b) Hails are formed when the loud extends to heights where the sub-zero temperature prevails.
c) When there is less or no moisture, a thunderstorm can generate dust storms.
d) A tornado is a vortex of rapidly moving air associated with some severe thunderstorms and occurs in the equator only.
Q11.

Consider the following pairs about the Ocean Current

  1. Gulf Stream Current - Cold 
  2. Falkland Current - Cold 
  3. Mozambique Current - Warm 

Which of the following pairs given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q12.

Which among the following is incorrectly matched?

a) Isobars - Line joining places of equal pressure
b) Isohyte - a line joining places of equal salinity in the ocean 
c) Isotherm - Line joining places of equal temperature
d) Isotach - Line joining places of the same wind speed
Q13.

Consider the following statements

  1. The top layer of warm oceanic water is about 500 m thick with temperatures ranging between 300C to 400C.
  2. The second layer is characterised by rapid decrease in tem[perature with increasing depth.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q14.

Which of the following factors affecting ocean salinity?

  1. Evaporation and precipitation
  2. Freshwater flow from rivers
  3. Wind
  4. Ocean currents

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q15.

Which of the factors responsible for ocean currents?

  1. The Planetary winds
  2. Temperatures
  3. Salinity
  4. The earth rotation around the sun
  5. Obstruction from land

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only
b) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 2, 3, 4 and 5 only
d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5