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Static Quiz

Static Quiz – 13th April 2022

1. Consider the following statements about El Nino Modoki:

1. It is associated with strong anomalous cooling in the central tropical Pacific and warming in the eastern and western tropical Pacific.

2. It enhances cyclone formation over Arabian Sea.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


2. Consider the following statements about ‘Karewas’:

1. It is formed by thick deposits of glacial clay and other materials embedded with Moraines.
2. It is suitable for cultivating cash crops like saffron, almond and walnut.
3. It is found in Kashmir valley.

Which of the following statements is/are correct?


3. Mangroves are considered as most productive wetlands, but they are increasingly threatened due to:

1. Changing land use pattern
2. Natural calamities
3. Increasing human population in coastal areas.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.


4. Consider the following passage:

‘It is an example of an emergent coast. It has got certain distinguishing features in the form of ‘Kayals’. Every year the famous Nehru Trophy Vallamkali (boat race) is held in one of the Kayals.’

Identify the coast from the above description:


5. Consider the following pairs: Strait Connects

1. Strait of Gibraltar   –   Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
2. Dardanelles Strait  – Black Sea and Caspian Sea
3. Makassar Strait     –  Celebes Sea and Java Sea

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?


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