Paths of oceans
Q. Why is the climate near the coastal area is humid?
Q. Ocean currents comprise of channels of warm water moving to colder areas and channels of cold water moving to warmer areas.
Q. How do ocean currents help the ships sailing along the currents?
- They help ships conserve fuel.
- They help prevent rusting of ships.
- They help ships speed up.
- They help ships slow down.
Q. What kind of currents develop in the ocean due to temperature differences?
- Upward current
- Horizontal current
- Quick current
- Radiative current
Q. Which ocean current runs along the coast of Britain warming it during winters?
- South Atlantic Drift
- South Pacific Drift
- North Atlantic Drift
- North Pacific Drift
Q. Areas where cold and warm current meet ___________.
- does not affect fishing
- are best fishing grounds
- are worst fishing grounds
- are best fishing grounds in January only.
Q. Identify areas that are considered as good areas of fishing.
- Seas around Japan.
- Eastern coast of North America.
- Middle of Indian Ocean.
- Middle of Pacific Ccean.
Q. If you were a fisherman/fisherwoman, which of these areas and during which tides would you prefer to fish?
- During spring tides
- During high tides
- During low tides
- In areas where cold current and warm current meet
Q. Labrador current is a _____________,
- cold current
- cold current in summer and warm current in winter.
- warm current in summer and cold current in winter.
- warm current
Q. Which of these factors can give rise to horizontal currents in the ocean?
- Difference in density of water
- Difference in humidity
- Difference in temperature