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Chapter 5: Ocean Currents

Exercise

Chapter 5: Ocean Currents Exercise Exercise solutions [Pages 33 - 34]

Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 33

Choose the correct option :

In which ocean does the Labrador
current flow?

  • Pacific

  • South Atlantic

  • North Atlantic

  • Indian

Exercise | Q 1.2 | Page 33

Choose the correct option :

Which current out of the following
flows in the Indian Ocean?

  • East Australian Current

  • Peru current

  • South Polar current

  • Somali current

Exercise | Q 1.3 | Page 34

Choose the correct option :

Which factor out of the following does
not affect the region along the coast?

  • Precipitation

  • Temperature

  • Land breezes

  • Salinity

Exercise | Q 1.4 | Page 34

Choose the correct option :

Which of the following occurs in the
area where the cold and warm
currents meet?

  • High temperature

  • Snow

  • Low temperature

  • Thick fog

Exercise | Q 1.5 | Page 34

Choose the correct option :

Which of these following currents flows from the northern polar region upto Antarctica?

  • Warm ocean currents

  • Surface ocean currents

  • Cold ocean currents

  • Deep ocean currents

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 34

Examine the given statements and correct
the wrong ones.

(a) Ocean currents give specific direction
and velocity to the water

(b) The deep ocean currents flow with high
velocity

(c) Generally, surface ocean currents are
formed in the equatorial regions.

(d) Ocean currents hold great importance
for human life.

(e) The movement of icebergs is not
dangerous for water transport.

(f) Water becomes warm near Brazil due
to ocean currents. On the other hand, it
becomes cold near African coast.

Exercise | Q 3.1 | Page 34

Explain the effect of -
Warm ocean currents on climate

Exercise | Q 3.2 | Page 34

Explain the effect of -

Cold ocean currents on the movement
of icebergs.

Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 34

Explain the effect of -

The shape of the coast line on ocean
currents

Exercise | Q 3.4 | Page 34

Explain the effect of -

Meeting of warm and cold ocean currents.

Exercise | Q 3.5 | Page 34

Explain the effect of -

The transportational capacity of ocean currents

Exercise | Q 3.6 | Page 34

Explain the effect of -

Deep ocean currents.

Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 34

Look at the map of ocean currents and answer the following :

How does the Humboldt current affect the climate of the South American coast?

Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 34

Look at the map of ocean currents and
answer the following :

In which oceans are counter equatorial
currents not observed and why?

Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 34

Look at the map of ocean currents and answer the following :

Which currents are absent in northern part of the Indian Ocean and why?

Exercise | Q 4.4 | Page 34

Look at the map of ocean currents and answer the following :

In which regions do the cold and warm ocean currents meet?

Exercise | Q 5.1 | Page 34

Answer the following questions:

What are the reasons responsible for the formation of deep ocean currents?

Exercise | Q 5.2 | Page 34

Answer the following questions:

What is the reason behind the dynamics of the ocean water?

Exercise | Q 5.3 | Page 34

Answer the following questions:

How do winds give direction to the ocean currents?

Exercise | Q 5.4 | Page 34

Answer the following questions:

Why do the ports in the eastern coast of Canada freeze in winter?

Chapter 5: Ocean Currents

Exercise

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