Geography

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  • Q1.Who is the father of modern oceanography?

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  • Q2.Consider the following statement (s) related to the Ocean acidification
    I. It is a term used to describe the changes in the chemistry of the world's seas, primarily as a result of burning fossil fuels.
    II. The CO2 in the water, which leads to the formation of carbonic acid, has caused the pH of surface oceans to fall by 0.1 units, and it is projected to fall a further 0.3-0.4 pH units by the end of the century.
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  • Q3.Ocean acidification describes the decrease in ocean pH that is caused by ______________ emissions into the atmosphere.

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  • Q4.Consider the following statement (s) related to the Coral Bleaching
    I. Bleaching causes corals to turn white or pale, because loss of pigment allows the limestone skeleton to become visible through transparent tissues.
    II. Zooxanthellae provide reef corals most of their carbon, limestone depositing ability, and colour.
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  • Q5.Consider the following statement (s) related to the Oceanography
    I. It is an Earth science covering a wide range of topics, including ecosystem dynamics; ocean currents, waves, and geophysical fluid dynamics; plate tectonics and the geology of the sea floor; and fluxes of various chemical substances and physical properties within the ocean and across its boundaries.
    II. HMS Challenger undertook the first global marine research expedition in 1872.
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  • Q6.Which planet in the Solar System has highest density?

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  • Q7.Arrange the planets according to the their revolution velocity
    I. Mars
    II. Jupiter
    III. Uranus
    IV. Earth
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