Quiz # 28



#1 Which of the following is not a characteristic of continental shelves?

Land that extends from a continent under the ocean is called a continental shelf. A shelf is not very deep, when compared to ocean depths beyond. A continental shelf is usually less than 500 feet below the ocean’s surface

#2 Which of the following factors affect the origin and movement of current-I. Gravitational force II. Atmospheric pressure and insolation III. Salinity and density of water IV. Direction and shape of coast

An ocean current is a seasonal directed movement of sea water generated by forces acting upon this mean flow, such as wind, the Coriolis effect, breaking waves, cabbing, temperature and salinity differences, while tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon. Depth contours, shoreline configurations, and interactions with other currents influence a current’s direction and strength. Ocean currents are primarily horizontal water movements.

#3 Which one among the following has the maximum no. of National Parks?

Total number of National Parks in Madhya Pradesh is Nine (9).

#4 The north-west boundary of peninsular plateau

The Peninsular Plateau can be broadly categorized into the Central Highlands and the Deccan Plateau.The Vindhyas and its eastern stretches enclose the one situated to the north on one region. To the north-west, it is edged by the Aravalli Mountain Ranges. The plateau extends more to the west, but is intersected by the arenaceous and stony arid region of Rajasthan 

#5 The boundary of Malwa plateau on the south is

The Malwa region occupies a plateau in western Madhya Pradesh and south-eastern Rajasthan with Gujarat in the west.Malwa is bounded in the north-east by the Hadoti region, in the north-west by the Mewar region, in the west by the Vagad region and Gujarat. To the south and east is the Vindhya Range and to the north is the Bundelkhand upland.

September 19, 2019

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